Artifact Details

Title

Unplayed by Human Hands, concert recording of pipe organ controlled by a DEC PDP-8

Catalog Number

102695437

Type

Audio

Date

1976

Publisher

Computer Humanities Records

Place of Publication

Pasadena, CA, US

Duration

00:40:00

Dimensions

12" record

Format

Phonograph record

Description

Organ performance recorded at the All Saints Church in Pasadena, CA. The organ used in the concert was a ninety-rank Shlicker pipe organ, controlled by a PDP-8 minicomputer. Recording includes songs composed by Franz Shubert, Dudley Buck, Felix-Alexandre Guilmant, Dietrich Buxtehude, Johan Halvorsen and Vladimir Ussachevsky.