Book and Articles

Vercoe, B.L. (1968) "Reviews of Books on Computer Music." Perspectives of New Music, 10(1): 323-330.

Sammet, J. (1969) Programming Languages: History and Fundamentals (Automatic Computation). New Jersey: Prentice Hall.

Strawn, J. (ed.) (1985) Digital Audio Engineering: An Anthology (Computer Music and Digital Audio Series). Middleton, WI: A-R Editions.

David, D. S. (1988) Computer Applications in Music: A Bibliography. Middleton, WI: A-R Editions.

Paynter, J., Howell, T., Orton, R. and Seymour, P. (eds). (1992) "The Technology of Music." Companion to Contemporary Musical Thought. London: Routledge.

Landy, Leigh. (1993) "Sound Transformations in Electroacoustic Music." Composer's Desktop Project.

Dumour, E. (1993) "Interview with Arthur Roberts." Computer Music Journal, 17(2): 17-22.

David, D. S. (1993) Computer Applications in Music: A Bibliography. Supplement 1. Middleton, WI: A-R Editions.

Selfridge-Field, Eleanor (1994) "Review of 'Computer Applications in Music: A Bibliography' and 'Computer Applications in Music: A Bibliography. Supplement 1." Notes 50(3): 1019-21.

Cook, Nicholas (1994) "Review of 'Companion to Contemporary Musical Thought." Music & Letters, 75(1)" 115-120. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Burns, Kristine H. (1994) "The history and development of algorithms, 1957-1993." PhD Dissertation. Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

Moore, R. F. (1996) "Dreams of Computer Music - Then and Now." Computer Music Journal, 20(1): 25-41.

Collective. (1996) "Lire l'IRCAM." Les Cahiers de l'IRCAM - Numéro spécial. Paris: IRCAM.

Collective. (1997) "Les vingt ans du Centre Georges-Pompidou." Résonance, no. 11. Paris: IRCAM.

Chadabe, Joel (2000) "The Electronic Century" [Parts 1-4]. Electronic Musician [Magazine], Vol. 16, Issues 2-5.

Geslin, Yann (2002) "Digital Sound and Music Transformation Environments: A Twenty-year Experiment at the 'Groupe de Recherches Musicales'. Journal of New Music Research, 31(2): 99-107. Lisse, France: Swets & Zeitlinger.

Puckette, M. (2006) "Computing While Composing." OM Composer's Book (Preface), Carlos Agon et al, eds. France: Éditions Delatour/IRCAM.

Wang, Ge (2007) "A History of Programming and Music." The Cambridge Companion to Electronic Music. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Kogan, R. (2008) "A Brief History of Electronic and Computer Musical Instruments." Online article.

Dean, R. T. (ed). (2011) The Oxford Handbook of Computer Music. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

Noll, M. A. and Geselowitz, M. (eds). (2011) Bell Labs Memoirs: Voice of Innovation. CreateSpace (
Gertner, J. (2012) The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation. London: Penguin Press HC.

Special Journal Issues:

Computer Music Journal, Vol. 26, Issue 4 (Winter 2002), inspired by the Dartmouth Symposium on the Future of Computer in Nov. 2001

Lyon, E., Mathews, M., McCartney, J., Zicarelli, D., Vercoe, B., Loy, G. and Puckette, M. (2002)
"Dartmouth Symposium on the Future of Computer Music Software: A Panel Discussion." p. 13-30
Puckette, M. (2002) "Max at Seventeen." p. 31-43
Zicarelli, D. (2002) "How I Learned to Love a Program That Does Nothing." p. 22-51
Loy, G. (2002) "The CARL System: Premises, History and Fate." p. 52-60.
McCartney, J. (2002) "Rethinking Computer Music Language: SuperCollider." p. 61-68.
Scaletti, C. (2002) "Computer Music Languages, Kyma and the Future." p. 69-82.
Smith, M. B. (2002) "Review: The Future of Computer Music Software: A Symposium." p. 93-95.

Computer Music Journal, Vol. 33, No. 3 (Special Issue dedicated to Max Mathews)

Park, T. H. (2009) "An Interview with Max Mathews." p. 9-22
Appleton, J. (2009) "My Friend Max." p. 23-25
Risset, J-C. (2009) "Max Mathew's Influence on (My) Music." p. 26-34.
Chowning, J. (2009) "Wave Studies: Sailing an Ocean with Max and Marjorie Mathews." p. 35-40.
Howe, H. (2009) "My Experiences with Max Mathews in the Early Days of Computer Music." p. 41-44.

Website Articles

"Memorial Resolution, John Robinson Pierce (1910-2002)". Faculty Senate at Stanford University (Committee: Chris Chafe, John Chowning, John Sanford, Stanford Report)

"John Robinson Pierce." David, E. D., Mathews, M. V., and Noll, A. M. Biographical Memoirs, National Academies Press.

"Claude Shannon." Inventors Hall of Fame Article.

"Bernard Oliver." Inventors Hall of Fame Article.

"John Pierce: Biography." IEEE Global History Network.

Composer's Desktop Project [History of organization + History of software development]. Composer's Desktop Website.

Anecdotal / Youtube

"John R. Pierce (1910-2002) Interviewed by Harriett Lyle, April 16, 23 and 27, 1979." (1979) Archives of the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA.

"John Pierce: Oral History", Parts 1-3. (1992) IEEE History Center. Andy Goldstein, interviewer.

"Max Mathews on MUSIC I - the beginning of computer music - Bell Labs." (1998) Eric Chasalow, interviewer.

"Max Learns to Ride a Bike." (2005) David Zicarelli, Cycling '74 blog.

"Announcing Expo '74: Our First User Conference." (2008) David Zicarelli, Cycling '74 blog.

"Max Mathews: An Appreciation." (2011) David Zicarelli, Cycling '74 blog.

"Max [Mathews] Remembered by Dr. Richard Boulanger." (2011).