[sdiy] Moog at Cornell - Spring 1971

BrightBoy jdec at mindspring.com
Thu Aug 5 21:04:17 CEST 2021

This book has a full chapter on John Chowning and the development of FM:


Fun factoid:

John/Stanford originally approached Hammond with the technology but they passed
and Yamaha picked it up instead



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To: Donald Tillman <don at till.com>
Cc: Bernard Arthur Hutchins, Jr <bah13 at cornell.edu>, <synth-diy at synth-diy.org>
Subject: Re: [sdiy] Moog at Cornell - Spring 1971

Chowning developed his FM techniques at Stanford in the late 60s.

On Thursday, August 5, 2021, 09:31:25 AM PDT, Donald Tillman <don at till.com> wrote:
"When you assume..."This was from 1971.  (The number one song at the time was Three Dog Night's "Joy to the World".)John Chowning didn't file the FM patent until 1975.  (Elton John's "Philadelphia  Freedom".)  -- Don--Donald Tillman, Palo Alto, Californiahttp://www.till.com> On Aug 5, 2021, at 2:06 AM, Doug Terrebonne <dougt55 at yahoo.com> wrote:> > John Chowning I would assume...> > Doug > synthparts.com> > On Thursday, August 5, 2021, 12:23:17 AM PDT, Donald Tillman <don at till.com> wrote:> > > On Aug 4, 2021, at 10:07 PM, Bernard Arthur Hutchins, Jr via Synth-diy <synth-diy at synth-diy.org> wrote:> > > > http://electronotes.netfirms.com/ENWN61.pdf> > > > 50 Years Ago - Historical !> > Hey Bernie,> > Very cool!> > I'm curious, what is the "Ph.D Thesis at Stanford" in reference to?> >  -- Don

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