San Diego: Center for Music Experiment, 1974-1979. Archive of 22 publications by the Center for Music Experiment at the University of California San Diego, 1974-1979. Included are mimeograph duplications of 14 papers by fellows at the Center, many of which include diagrams, musical notations, or schematics, 7 issues of a quarterly newsletter, "Directions", including Vol. 1, issue 1, and an Annual Report for the 1977-78 academic year. Three of the newsletters with the address label of experimental filmmaker and video artist Jud Yalkut.
The Center for Music Experiment was founded in 1972 by Roger Reynolds as a research facility exploring the intersection of music and technology, and the emerging fields of computer and electronic music. In addition to granting fellowships and publishing papers, CME sponsored conferences, compositions, and performances. In 1993, CME become part of the large Center for Research in Computing and the Arts, which itself was folded into the California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology (Calit2) in 2012.
Papers in the archive focus mainly on this intersection between computer programming and interfaces and electronic instrumentation, with titles including "Algorithm for the Generation of Complex Rhythms", "LASAR: A Language for Rhythm Input to a Sound Synthesis System", and "Loops, An Informal Timbre Experiment".
For a complete list of research papers and contributors, please inquire.
Archive material generally Near Fine.