Datamation, May 1972

Kyle Owen kylevowen at
Thu Nov 17 15:13:20 CST 2016

On Thu, Nov 17, 2016 at 3:08 PM, Josh Dersch <derschjo at> wrote:

> I have an LP, "Electronic Music from the University of Illinois" (1967 or
> so):
> The-University-Of-Illinois/release/349054.
> If I recall, they used the U of I's ILLIAC IV in the recording.
> It's somewhat interesting but the electronic parts of it are sometimes hard
> to discern :). Looks like someone's digitized it here:

Well, uh...that's certainly a little too avant-garde for my tastes, hah!
But that definitely fits the bill otherwise.

> I digitized an 45 of music generated by an Orchestra-80 (TRS-80 4-channel
> synth), it's called "Classical Mosquito!" -- you can grab it from here:
> As an aside, I've been (slowly) working on emulating Ted Kaehler's organ
> keyboard / FM synth for the Xerox Alto (c. 1974) in ContrAlto.  I have just
> enough technical information and code listings to make it possible, but
> there's just enough information missing to make it difficult...

That'll be very nice to see once you get that going!

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