Artifact Details

Title

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

Catalog Number

102651540

Type

Audio

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 Matthew Yriart

Lot Number

X5407.2009