Languages for musical sound synthesis 

Bell Labs, 60's. A series of early languages for musical sound synthesis. Versions: Music I through Music V.

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  • Mathews, M.V. "An Acoustical Compiler for Music and Psychological Stimuli", Bell Sys Tech J 40 (1961). view details
  • Mathews, M. V. "The Technology of Computer Music", M.I.T. Press, Cambridge, Mass., 1969. view details
  • Holbrook, Bernard D. and Brown, W. Stanley "A History of Computing Research at Bell Laboratories (1937-1975)" Computing Science Technical Report No. 99 1982 view details Extract: Description
    From the time of their introduction, the development of macro techniques has been vigorously pursued at Bell Labs [...] the MUSIC V language by Max V. Mathews for musical composition

  • Loy, Gareth and Abbott, Curtis "Programming Languages for Computer Music Synthesis, Performance, and Composition" view details
          in [ACM] ACM Computing Surveys (CSUR) 17(2) June 1985 view details