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The Sound of Innovation: Stanford and the Computer Music Revolution

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In the 1960s, a team of Stanford musicians, engineers, computer scientists, and psychologists used computing in an entirely novel way: to produce and manipulate sound and create the sonic basis of new musical compositions. This group of interdisciplinary researchers at the nascent Center for Computer Research in Music and Acoustics (CCRMA, pronounced "karma") helped to ...more
Hardcover, 248 pages
Published March 20th 2015 by Mit Press (first published February 27th 2015)
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Feb 23, 2016 Liam rated it really liked it
"These three themes -- interdisciplinarity, open innovation, and commercialization -- are threads that wind throughout the CCRMA account, stitching together diverse people, organizations, activities, and motivations against the backdrop of a changing and heterogeneous context." (7)

"On March 19, 1975, Yamaha Corporation finalized its license for FM, with the clause that [John] Chowning would be highly involved in its development. This license would later become one of the most profitable in Stanf
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Sep 25, 2015 Jeremy Sawruk rated it really liked it
Focused a little too much on technology transfer and intellectual property issues. I would have preferred if it went into more depth on the technical specifications. (I have several books written by CCRMA faculty and alum that cover that area in depth, so I am well versed in that side of the story).
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