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Program Documentation - CSIRAC Computer, 17. Music, circa 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 13511 26

1 original & 1 carbon copy of 'Music Programme' written by Professor Tom Cherry.
2xdouble sided pages of sheet music entitled 'Lucy Long'. This was the music on which Prof Cherry's best known item of CSIRAC music was based.
Notebook entitled 'Matriculation Examination' containing Prof Cherry's handwritten Music conversion notes for CSIRAC entitled ' Music - Stored from tape and then played from store'.
Paper strip headed 'Primary for Music' believed to be the initial loading program required to enter the music program into the computer.
Handwritten notes showing program loops for individual music notes.
Tape symbol print of the program with handwritten notes 'special primary'.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, computer music, making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: Computing Departments at the University of Melbourne, a brief history 1956-1996, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: programming
Author: Professor Thomas Cherry - University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957
Date Created: Australia, circa 1957
User: University of Melbourne (The), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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