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Guide to the Stanford University, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms
  • Subject Index

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0634
    Creator: Stanford University. Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics.
    Title: Stanford University, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, records
    Dates: 1962-2001
    Physical Description: 40 Linear feet
    Summary: Correspondence, grant files, research files, patents, concert programs, articles, clippings, photographs, and other records. Collection also includes electronic media, video and audiotapes, architectural drawings, radio-baton, and a computer. People represented in these records include John Chowning, John R. Pierce, Max V. Mathews, and John M. Grey; there are files pertaining to the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (1975-1990) and to the Catgut Acoustical Society (1991-1994).
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/university-archives

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Administrative transfer, 2001. Accession ARCH.2013-082 gift of Ed Feigenbaum, 2013.

    Information about Access

    Electronic media and audio-visual materials currently not available for use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Stanford University, Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics, Records (SC0634). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    The Stanford University Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA) is a multi-disciplinary facility where composers and researchers work together using computer-based technology both as an artistic medium and as a research tool. Areas of ongoing interest at CCRMA include: composition, applications hardware, applications software, synthesis techniques and algorithms, physical modeling, real-time controllers, signal processing, digital recording and editing, psychoacoustics and musical acoustics, music manuscripting by computer, and real-time applications.

    Description of the Collection

    Correspondence, grant files, research files, patents, concert programs, articles, clippings, photographs, and other records. Collection also includes electronic media, video and audiotapes, architectural drawings, radio-baton, and a computer. People represented in these records include John Chowning, John R. Pierce, Max V. Mathews, and John M. Grey; there are files pertaining to the Institut de Recherche et de Coordination Acoustique/Musique (1975-1990) and to the Catgut Acoustical Society (1991-1994).

    Access Terms

    Catgut Acoustical Society.
    Chowning, John M.
    Grey, John M.
    Institut de recherche et de coordination acoustique/musique.
    Mathews, Max V.
    Pierce, John R. (John Robinson), 1910-2002
    Stanford University. Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics.
    Computer music.
    Music--Acoustics and physics.

    Subject Index

    Subject Box
    1969 sound catalogue, Jean-Claude Risset 15
    1974 NEA Proposals Computer Music Facility 1
    1974-1975 NEA Grant for Center 1
    Acoustic Research 14
    Acoustics (emulation) 20
    Alf Gabrielsson 20
    Analysis--Study (classics) 20
    Argentina Exchange Admin. Documents (Rockefeller) 2
    Argentina Exchange Rockefeller 2
    Art-Music collaborations 10
    Audio Processors [No folders] 20
    Auditory Patterns 20
    Authors A-P 14-15
    Bourges 10
    Buenos Aires LIPM 10
    California Arts Council (CAC) 3
    Cataloguesl Advertising 20
    Catgut Acoustical Society 1991-1994 10
    CCRMA Associatesl Affiliates 10
    CCRMA Collaborative research 14
    CCRMA Correspondence 13
    CCRMA Histories and Timeline 13
    CCRMA Overviews 1977-1994 13
    CCRMA Search for Record (CD) Producer 1980s 6
    CCRMA/France (historical) 10
    CCRMA/ltaly 10
    Cerebral Asymmetry Lusted 20
    CNMA T/CCRMA Berkeley 10
    CognitionlMemory 20
    Computer Music Associations, Historical 13
    Computer Music Groups, Late 1980s and 1990 13
    Computer Music Research-International 14
    Computer Music Research-National 14
    Computer Music studios, 1960s 13
    Computer Music Studios, Centers, 1990s 13
    Computer Music 20
    Computer Music, Acoustics Articles arranged alphabetically by author name 15
    Computer SoftwarelHardware 20
    DARPA 1985- Pierce and Jos proposal 2
    DARPA-Mont-Reynaud, 1990 2
    Digital Synthesis 20
    Distance 20
    Don, etc. 20
    Donations-Private 5
    Dowling 20
    Early Summer Workshops 13
    Ears Manual (I know it's absurd!) 20
    Echo/Reverb/Prec. 20
    Equipment- major 5
    Equipment-minor 5
    Funding History 1970s, 1980s 5
    Funding Letters 1979-1980 Separation from AI and CS 5
    Fundraising 1970s 5
    Gen: (Y)ac & Music 20
    Gestalt 20
    Getty Symposium 1992 flyers, programs 10
    Getty Symposium 1992 miscellaneous documents 10
    Grammar 20
    Historic Papers 1960s, 1970s, Mathews and Others 15
    Historical Artifacts 13
    Historical CD 6
    Historical Memos-Facility Expenses and Receipts 13
    History of Computer Music and Risset's Introductory Sound Catalogue 15
    History of Computer Music-paper 1989-1991 14
    IDEAMA miscellaneous docs. 6
    Intelligent Systems for Musical Analysis 4
    Intelligent Systems NSF Joint SCI/CCRMA 1980 proposal 4
    International Historic Papers 14
    Intervals 20
    IRCAM news 10
    IRCAM/Boulez, misc. 10
    J. Chowning- Interviews 7
    J. Chowning- Misc. letters 7
    JAM 20
    JASA 1 Reviewers 20
    JASA 2/3 MDS Studies 1976 20
    John Chowning miscellaneous paraphernalia 7
    John Chowning personal file (press clips, review) 7
    John Chowning programs, press clippings, concert reviews 7
    Knoll Misc. Problems 1990s 5
    Knoll Misc. Projects 5
    Knoll Post-Quake Retrofitting 5
    Knoll Problems 1980s 5
    Knoll Refurbishing 5
    LANCINO "Aloni" permissions 6
    Lateralization 20
    Ligeti, Gyorgy 10
    Lists of Compositions Realized at CCRMA 13
    Lists of Publications (Research Papers) and Sales 13
    Matthews 20
    Max Mathews Historical Papers 15
    Max Matthews Research Proposals NSFINSA 1987 4
    Mellon/IDEAMA funding 6
    Membranophones 20
    Misc. Hardware and Software 5
    Miscellaneous Computer Music Events and Activities 10
    Miscellaneous Funding Proposals 5
    Miscellaneous Recording Projects 6
    Miscellaneous 20
    Move to Knoll 5
    Move to Knoll-Memos, etc. 5
    Music V Manual 15
    Musical Cognition 21
    Musical Performance 21
    Naval Research -London 21
    NEA Center for New Music Resources 1989 proposal and budgets 1
    NEA Centers for New Music Resource 1985-1988 1
    NEA-Centers Grants 1983-1984, 1984-1985 1
    NEA Equipment Ifacility support 199-1983 1
    NEA Equipment Grants 1986-1987, 1987-1988 1
    NEA Facility Renovation Grant 1984-1987 1
    NEA-McNabb "Robot Ballet" 1986 1
    NEA-McNabb opera 1990 1
    NEA Recording CCRMA composers 1981-1987 1
    NEA Recordings 1987-1988 Chowning 1
    NEA Sponsor/CCRMA recordings to Library of Congress 1994 1
    NEA Synthesizer Maintenance Grant 1988-1989 1
    NEA Wynton Marsalis Project 1
    NEA-IDEAMA 1992-1994 6
    NEH IDEAMA Grant 1993-1994 (Mathews) 6
    NSF 1979 and 1980 Auditory Distance 4
    NSF 1982-1984 "Intelligent Systems" 4
    NSF 1985 4
    NSF-1987 Pierce and Schubert 4
    NSF 1993-1996 4
    NSF and NEA Grant Letters 1975-1976 3
    NSF Architecture-not funded-11 /20/ 1979 3
    NSF -Chowning/Smith 1974-1975 "Perceptual Modeling" proposal and budget 3
    NSF Chowning/Smith Grant 1976-1978 "Timbre Perception for Complex Time-Variant Tones" 3
    NSF Grant 19975 News Articles 3
    NSF Interactive Graphical Environments 1977-1979 Grant Approval 3
    NSF Proposals (letters) 1987-1988 4
    NSF Proposals 1988-1989 4
    NSF Sound Localization 1112011 979 3
    NSF Summary of Awards 1981 4
    NSF/JOS 1996-2000 "Discrete-Time Simulation" 4
    NSF-"Auditory Distance" 2 proposals-1979-198 1 4
    NSF-"Timbre" research proposals, budgets, letters, 1977-1980 3
    NSF-1977 Chowning, Grey, Moore, Moorer and Rush 3
    NSF-John Chowning An Interactive Graphical Environment, Etc. 3
    NSF-JOS-1994 Reject "Vocal Modeling" 4
    NSF-L. Smith, 1. Chowning, Computer Simulation of Musical Instrument Tones, 1975 3
    Old Photos scanned at CCRMA 13
    Patents, licenses, agreements 7
    People at CCRMA miscellaneous info, memos 13
    Perception -general 21
    Perception 21
    Pitch 21
    Presentations-TalkslDemos 10
    Private donors 5
    Psychoacoustics and Music Psychology 14
    Psychology -Acoustics 21
    Publish & Perish 20
    Rockefeller proposals, grant 1980s 2
    Rockefellerl Argentina Exchange 1990s 2
    SDF-1982-1984 COMITS 2
    SDF Annual Reports 1982-88 2
    SDF Benchmark Symposium and Book on Computer Music 1985-1988 2
    SDF CD Project 1988 2
    SDF grants 1982 2
    Shepard 21
    Speech Perc. 21
    Speech Research and Instrumentation 21
    Stanford-Computer Science Reports 1965 1981 7
    Stanford Programs Support CCRMA / Music 7
    Stanford Support OTL etc 7
    Studios-1970s, 1980s 13
    Summaries ofNEA grants 1
    Summer Workshop 1982 13
    Summer Workshop 1983 13
    Summer Workshop Files 1986-1990 13
    Summer Workshop Materials 1984 13
    Theremin, Leon 10
    Timbre Perception 3
    USEMUS November 1977 Manual 13
    Various figures 20
    Visitors 10
    WERGO CD project 6
    WERGO CD Series letters, Agreements 6
    WERGO CD Series memo's, agreements, letters, content of series 6
    WERGO CD Series Selected and Rejected Pieces-Letters 6
    WERGO Selection letters 6
    Yamaha 7
    Yamaha-1988 proposal for endowment and computer lab 7
    Yamaha-Original documents 7
    ZKM Equipment docs 1991-1993 6