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Bibliography of Writings about Lejaren Hiller


Writings identified from RILM Abstracts of Music Literature, 1967-1991, and Music Index, 1949-

  1. American Composers : A Biographical Dictionary, 1982 ed. S.v. "Hiller, Lejaren Arthur, Jr."
  2. ASCAP Biographical Dictionary, 4th ed. S.v. "Hiller, Lejaren Arthur."
  3. Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, 8th ed. S.v. "Hiller, Lejaren (Arthur, Jr.)"
  4. Brown, Frank. "La Musique par Ordinateur." Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 1982.
  5. Brun, H. "On the Conditions under Which Computers Would Assist a Composer in Creating Music of Contemporary Relevance and Significance." Proceedings of the American Society of University Composers 1 (1966): 30-37.
  6. Chadabe, Joel. "Some Reflections on the Nature of the Landscape within Which Computer Music Systems Are Designed." Computer Music Journal 1, no. 3 (June 1977): 5-11.
  7. Contemporary American Composers : A Biographical Dictionary, 2nd ed. S.v. "Hiller, Lejaren."
  8. "Electronic composers." Jazz & Pop 8 (December 1969): 33.
  9. Ernst, D. "John Cage." Polyphony 5, no. 1 (1979): 14.
  10. Von Foerster, Heinz and J. W. Beauchamp, eds. Music by Computers. New York: Wiley and Sons, 1969.
  11. Green, Tona. "Lejaren Hiller : Computer Music Retrospective (1957-1985)." Computer Music Journal 13, no. 1 (spring 1989): 64-65.
  12. Hansell, S. H. "Electronische Experimente Ostilch des Mississippi." MELOS 29 (1962): 388-91.
  13. Howe, H. S. "Composing by Computer" (Version of paper presented at the Second International Conference on Computers and the Humanties, held at Univ. of Southern Calif., Apr., 1975) Computers and the Humanities 2 (1975): 281 -90.
  14. "Hudebni expresionismus a theorie informaci." (Translated from Neue Zurcher Zeitung 3, July 1965) Hudebni Rozhledy 19, no. 3 (1966): 90-91.
  15. Husarik, Steven. "John Cage and Lejaren Hiller's HPSCHD, 1969." American Music 1/2, no. 2 (1983).
  16. Kassler, Jamie C. "Report from London : Cybernetic Serendipity." Current Musicology 7 (1968): 47-59.
  17. Lachartre, Nicole. "Les musiques artificielles." Diagrammes du monde 146 (April 1969): 1-96.
  18. Maehder, Jürgen. "Technologischer Fortschritt und Fortschritt des Komponierens : Synthesetechniken in der zeitgenössischen Computermusik und musikalische Struktur." In Quo vadis musica?, 60-76. Kassel: Barenreiter, 1990.
  19. Moles, Abraham A. Théorie de l'information et perception esthétique. Paris: Flammarion, 1958. *Also, as Information Theory and Esthetic Perception. Translated by Joel E. Cohen. Urbana, Ill.: University of Illinois Pre ss, 1966.
  20. Moore, James A. "Music and computer compositions." Communications of the Association for Computing Machinery 15, no.2 (February 1972): 104-13.
  21. Morton, Brian and Pamela Collins, eds. Contemporary Composers. Chicago : St. James Press, 1992. S.v. "Hiller, Lejaren A(rthur), Jr.," by David Revill.
  22. "Music Journal's 1992 gallery of living composers." Music Journal 30 (1992): 46.
  23. Newson, G. "Electronic Odessey." Composer 26 (winter 1967-68): 11-14.
  24. Oehlschlagel, Reinhard. "Neue Musik von A-Z." Opern Welt (July 1970): 43.
  25. Pierce, John R. "The computer as a musical instrument." (letter to the editor). Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 8, no. 2 (1960): 139-40.
  26. Rakowski, A. "O zastosowaniu cyfrowych maszyn matematycznych do muzyki." Muzyka ; kwartalnik poswiecony historii i teorii muzyki 7, no. 3 (1962): 83 -96.
  27. Sadie, Stanley, ed. New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. New York : Macmillan, 1980. S.v. "Hiller, Lejaren," by Gilbert Chase.
  28. Schwartz, Elliot. Electronic Music : a Listner's Guide. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1973.
  29. Sedelow, Sally Yeates. "The computer in the humanities and fine arts." Computing Surveys 2, no. 2 (1970): 89-110.
  30. "Will a machine compose a new symphony?" School Music 31 (January 1960): 59.
  31. Wittlich, G. "Music as information." Your Musical Cue 7, no. 3 (1970-71): 3-9.

Interviews with Lejaren Hiller

  1. "John Cage, Lejaren Hiller: HPSCHD." Interview by Larry Austin. Source : Music of the Avant-Garde 2, no.2 (1968): 10-19.
    Reprint, Computer Music Journal 16, no. 4 (1992): 15-29.
  2. Soundpieces : Interviews With American Composers. Interview by Cole Gagne and Tracy Caras. Mentuchen, NJ: Scarecrow, 1982.
  3. "O zastosowaniu komputerow w muzyce mowi Lejaren Hiller (interview)." Interview by Zbigniew Piotrowski. Ruch Muzyczny 18, no. 4 (1974): 3-4.