CMC Archives

I am conducting research on a composer who worked at the Columbia-Princeton Electronic Music Center. Is there an archive of old recordings at the CMC?

Yes. To find out whether the CMC archive contain works by a particular composer, and for information on how to gain access to the archive, please sc4340 [at] columbia.edu (contact our archive manager).

I am organizing a concert on historic electroacoustic music and I would like to feature a work that, to my knowledge, is only available through the CMC archive. Is there a way that I could borrow the recording?

Under special circumstances, we may be able to make an analog or digital copy of rare works found in our archive for external use. For more information, please sc4340 [at] columbia.edu (contact our archive manager).

I would like to reproduce a photograph from the CMC archive in a book or other publication. How do I get permission to do so?

Please contact our sc4340 [at] columbia.edu (archive manager).


 

Mario Davidovsky at the Electronic Music Center

Mario Davidovsky at the Electronic Music Center

Otto Luening and Vladimir Ussachevsky in the Electronic Music Center in the 1950's

Otto Luening and Vladimir Ussachevsky in the Electronic Music Center in the 1950's

RCA Mark II Sound Synthesizer, 1959

RCA Mark II Sound Synthesizer, 1959

Milton Babbitt, Peter Mauzey, and Vladimir Ussachevsky with the RCA Mark II Synthesizer, 1959

Milton Babbitt, Peter Mauzey, and Vladimir Ussachevsky with the RCA Mark II Synthesizer, 1959

Vladimir Ussachevsky's typescript notes on the arrival of the Ampex 400 tape recorder.

Vladimir Ussachevsky's typescript notes on the arrival of the Ampex 400 tape recorder.