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Bibliography of Lejaren Hiller's Writings


  1. "Acoustic and electronic music in the university music curriculum." American Music Teacher 12, no. 4 (1963): 24-25, 37.

  2. Analysis and Synthesis of Musical Sounds By Analog and Digital Techniques: an Interim Progress Report to the National Science Foundation. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 1967.
  3. The avant-garde string quartet in the U.S.A., record liner notes in VoxBox SVBX-5306, Vox Production, NY, 1973.
  4. "The composer and the computer." Abacus 1, no. 4 (summer 1984): 9-31.
  5. "Composing with computers: a progress report." Computer Music Journal 5, no. 4 (winter 1981): 7-21.
    Reprint in The music machine, ed. Curtis Roads, 75-89. Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 1989.
    Includes list of compositions.
  6. "Composition with hierarchical structures." Paper presented at the Second Annual Music Computation Conference, Urbana, Ill, November 7-9, 1985.
  7. "Computer generation of sequential musical patterns." Paper presented at the 89th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Austin, Texas, 1975.
    Abstract in Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 57, Suppl. 1 (Spring 1975): S10.
  8. "Computer music." In Cybernetic Serendipity, ed. Jasia Reichardt, 21-23. New York: Praeger, 1969.
  9. "Computer music." In Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Engineering, 2nd ed., New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1982: 232-48.
  10. "Computer music." Scientific American 201, no. 6 (December 1959): 109-20.
    Reprinted in Readings From Scientific American : Computer and Computation, 113-22. San Francisco: W. H. Freeeman, 1971.
  11. "Computer music from the University of Illinois," record liner notes for Heliodor HS-25053, M.G.M. Recording Co., 1967.
  12. "Dyskusja : Wlodziemierz Zonn, Pitagoreiziu Naiwny." Res Facta 8 (1977): 62.
  13. "Electronic and computer music." St. Louis Post-Dispatch, 7 May 1959, 5(C).
  14. New Encyclopedia Britannica, 15th ed. S.v. "Electronic music."
  15. New Encyclopedia Britannica, 16th ed. S.v. "Electronic music."
  16. "Electronic music at the University of Illinois." Journal of Music Theory 7 (1963): 99-126.
  17. "Electronic synthesis of microtonal music." Proceedings of the American Society of University Composers 2 (April 1967): 99-106.
  18. "From recognition in music." Proceedings of IFIP Congress, 1965, vol. 2, Washington DC: Spartan Books, 1966: 625-26.
  19. "The generation of music by high-speed digital computers." Scanfax 10 (1956): 7.
  20. "Informationsteori." Stockholm, Sweden : Sohlman's Forlag AB, 1976: 192-213. (Sohlman's Musiklexicon, vol. 3)
  21. Informatistheorie und Computermusik. Mainz: B. Schott't Söhne, 1964.
    Review in the whole issue of Darmstädter Beiträge zur Neuen Musik, no. 8, 1964.
    Review by Fritz Winckel in Musica 19, no. 1 (1965): 45.
    Review in Dansk Musiktidsskrift 41, no. 6 (1966): 186.
    Review in Musikhandel; offizielles Fachblatt für den Handel mit Musikalien, Schallplatten, Musikinstrumenten und Zubehör 19, no. 5 (1968): 246.
  22. "An integrated electronic music console." Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 13 (1965): 142-50.
  23. "Jim Tenney at Illinois: a reminiscence." Perspectives of New Music 23 (1987): 514-16.
  24. "Jüngste Entwicklung auf dem Gabiet der Computer-Musik." In Informationstheorie und Computermusik. Mainz: Schott, 1964.
  25. "Lejaren Hiller : An apotheosis of archaeopterix for piccolo and berimbau," liner notes for Spectrum SR-313, Uni-Pro Productions, Harriman, NY, 1981.
  26. "Lejaren Hiller : An avalanche...; Suite for two pianos and tape; Malta for tuba and tape," liner notes for Copra 1206, Capra Recordings, Santa Cruz, CA, 1979.
  27. "Lejaren Hiller : computer music retrospective," liner notes for Wergo WER -6012812, B. Schott's Sohne, Mainz, 1986.
  28. "Lejaren Hiller : Jesse James for vocal quartet and piano; Five Appalachian ballades for voice and guitar," liner notes for Orion 78287, Orion Recordings, Los Angeles, 1977.
  29. "Lejaren Hiller : A portfolio for diverse performers and tapes," liner notes for CRI -SD 438, CRI Productions, New York, 1980.
  30. "Lejaren Hiller : Sonata Nos. 4 and 5 for piano," liner notes for Orion-75176, Orion Recordings, Los Angeles, 1975.
  31. "Lejaren Hiller : String quartet no. 6," liner notes for CRI-SD332, CRI Productions, New York, 1975.
  32. "Lejaren Hiller : Twelve-tone variations for piano (1954); Machine music for piano, percussion and tape (1964); Sonata no. 3 for violin and piano (1970)," record liner notes for Turnabout TV-S34536, Vox Productions, NY, 1973.
  33. "Lejaren Hiller : a 30-year retrospective," liner notes for Spectrum SR-190, Uni-Pro Productions, Harriman, NY, 1984.
  34. "Musical applications of electronic digital computers." Gravesaner Blätter 27/28 (1965): 46-72.
  35. "Musikalische Anwendugen von electronischen Digitalrechnern." Gravesaner Blätter 27/28 (1966): 96-137.
  36. "Musique Electronique." L'Ere Atomique, Encyclopedie des Sciences Modernes, vol. 8. Geneva, Switzerland: Editions Rene Kister, 1958: 110-12.
  37. "Muzyczny zastosowanie elektronowych maszyn cyfrowych." Ruch Muzyczny 6, no. 7 (1962): 11-13.
  38. "Muzyka eksperimentalne -- komponowanie z pomoca komputer." Res Facta 5 (1971): 5-44.
  39. "Observations by the composer." (discussion and analysis of Machine music) In Electronic Music : a Listener's Guide, ed. E. Schwartz, 226-29. New York: Praeger Publishers, 1973.
  40. "On the use of a high-speed electronic digital computer for musical composition." M.M. Thesis, University of Illinois, 1958.
  41. "Phrase structure in computer music." In Proceedings of the 1978 International Computer Music Conference, vol. 1, ed. C. Roads, 192-213. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press, 1979.
  42. "Programming a computer for musical composition." In Computer Applications in Music, ed. G. Lefkoff, 65-88. Morgantown, WV : West Virginia University Library, 1967.
  43. "Programming the I-Ching oracle." Computer Studies in the Humanities and Verbal Behavior 3 (1970): 130-43.
  44. "Review of 'Music from mathematics'" (Decca LP Recording) Proceedings of the IEEE 51 (1963): 538.
  45. "Review of 'Silence' by John Cage," The Quarterly Journal of Speech 48 (1962): 316-17.
  46. "Review of 'The technology of computer music' by M. V. Mathews, et al." Notes 26 (1970): 764-65.
  47. "Some comments on computer sound synthesis." Proceedings of the American Society of University Composers 1 (April 1966): 47-49.
  48. "Some compositional techniques involving the use of computers." In Music by Computers, ed. Heinz von Foerster and James W. Beauchamp, 71-83. New York: John Wiley, 1969.
  49. "Some structural principles of computer music." Journal of the American Musicological Society 9 (fall 1956): 247-48.
  50. "Stochastic generation of note parameters for music composition." In Proceedings of the Venice 1982 International Computer Music Conference, comp. Thomas Blum and John Strawn, 623-52. San Francisco, Cal.: Computer Music Association, 1985.
  51. "Sulla programmazione del Gioco musicale dei dadi di Mozart." [On the Programming of the Musical Dice Game of Mozart] In I porfili del suono scritti sulla musica electroacustica e la computer music, ed. Serena Tamburini and Mauro Bagella, 135-37. Salerno: Musica Verticale-Gulzerano, 1987.
  52. "These electrons go round and round and come out music." IRE Student Quarterly 8, no. 1 (September 1961): 36-45.
  53. "Z prac studia muzyki eksperimentalnej University of Illinois." Horizonty Muzyki 1, no. 38 (26 March 1964): 1-5.

List of Publications by Hiller with Co-Authors

  1. With: Ames, Charles.
    • "Automated composition: an installation at the 1985 International Exposition in Tsukuba, Japan." Perspectives of New Music 23, no. 2 (spring-summer 1985): 196-215.

  2. With: Baker, Robert A.
    • "Automated music printing." Journal of Music Theory 9 (1965): 128-52.
    • "Computer cantata: an investigation in compositional procedure." Perspectives of New Music 3 (1964): 62-90.
    • "Computer music." In Computer Applications in the Behavioral Sciences, ed. by H. Borko, 424-51. Englewood Cliffs, NJ : Prentice Hall, 1962.
  3. With: Bean, Calvert.
    • "Information theory analysis of four sonata expositions." Journal of Music Theory 10;(1966): 96-137.
  4. With: Beauchamp, James W.
    • "Research in music with electronics." Science 150 (1965): 161-69.
  5. With: Fuller, Ramon.
    • "Structure and information in Webern's 'Symphonie, op. 21'." Journal of Music Theory 11 (1967): 60-115.
  6. With: Isaacson, Leonard M.
    • Experimental Music : Composition with an Electronic Computer. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1959. Reprint, Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1979.

      Excerpts appeared in The Modeling of Mind: Computers and Intelligence, ed. Kenneth M. Sayre and Frederick J. Crosson, 43-71. Notre Dame, Ind.: University of Notre Dame Press, 1963.
      Review by Werner Meyer-Eppler in Archiv der elektrischen Ubertragung 14 (1960): 237.
      Review by N. Gastinel in Chiffres 3 (1960): 128.
      Review by Thomas H. O'Beirne in The Computer Journal (1959/60): 205.
      Review by Peter Westergaard in Journal of Music Theory 3 (1959): 302-06.
      Review by Max V. Mathews in Proceedings of IRE 47 (1959): 1792.
      Review by Richard W. Hamming in Computing Reviews 1 (1960): 16.
      Review by Bernhard Hansen in Neue Zeitschrift fur Musik 123 (1962): 147 -48.
      Review by Robert L. Jacobs in The Music Review 22, no. 4 (1961): 326-29.
      Review by Peter A. Evans in Music and Letters 42, no. 4 (1964): 369-71.
      Review by Miroslav Filip in Slovenska hubda 8, no. 4 (1964): 128.
      Review in Canadian Music Journal 5, no. 2 (1961): 61+.
      Review by George F. McKay in Journal of Research in Music Education 7, no. 2 (fall 1989): 232.

    • "Musical composition with a high-speed digital computer." Journal of Audio Engineering Society 6 (1958): 154-60.
  7. With: Kumra, Raveesh.
    • Composing Algorithms II by means of change-ringing. Technical Report no. 6. Buffalo, New York: SUNY, Department of Music, 1979.
      Also published in Interface 8 (1979): 129-68.
  8. With: Levy, Burt.
    • "General system theory as applied to music analysis. Part I." Atti del Convegno Modena (4-6 October 1982): 295-316.
    • "General system theory as applied to music analysis. Part II." In Musical Grammars and Computer Analysis, ed. M. Baroni and L. Callegari, 295-316. Florence: L. S. Olschki, 1984.
  9. With: Ruiz, Pierre.
    • "Synthesizing musical sounds by solving the wave equation for vibrating objects." Journal of the Audio Engineering Society 19 (1971): 462-70, 542-51.
      Also appears in Robert F. Brainerd's Two musical applications of computer programming, 63-71. Technical Report, no. 3. Buffalo, NY: National Science Foundation Project no. GK 14191. September 1972.