Artifact Details

Title

Music From Mathematics, Played by IBM 7090 Computer and Digital to Sound Transducer

Catalog Number

102651537

Type

Audio

Credits

Mathews, Max; Pierce, John Robinson

Dimensions

12" record

Format

Phonograph record

Description

18 songs played by an IBM 7090 computer with a digital-to-sound transducer, using punch cards. This recording contains the first songs composed and played on a computer. The songs, composed by Max Matthews and John Pierce, were recorded by Bruce Strasser at Bell Laboratories.

Credit

Gift of John Ehrman

Lot Number

X3318.2006