Artifact Details

Title

Computer Music from the University of Illinois

Catalog Number

102651543

Type

Audio

Publisher

Illinois, University of

Dimensions

12" record

Format

Phonograph record

Description

Two recordings of music originally composed for computers and played here by human musicians. Side one contains the ILLIAC Suite for String Quartet, composed in 1957 for the ILLIAC I. Side two contains the Computer Cantata, composed in 1963 and originally written in SCATRE (an IBM-7064 assembly language) and FORTRAN.

Credit

Gift of Warren Yogi

Lot Number

X2968.2005