The Archives of the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center

@article{Patterson2011TheAO,
  title={The Archives of the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center},
  author={Nick J. Patterson},
  journal={Notes},
  year={2011},
  volume={67},
  pages={483 - 502}
}
This article presents a brief history of the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center (CPEMC), and an overview of its archives. The Center was one of the earliest and most influential centers of electronic music in the United States, especially during the decade or so after its founding. Established in 1959, assisted by a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation, it was a joint venture between Columbia and Princeton Universities, directed by composers Otto Luening and Vladimir Ussachevsky… Expand

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