Esperienze di Computer Music

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Among Delia's Attic Papers is a pamphlet Esperienze di Computer Music in Italian, dated January 1969.[1]

The pamphlet's author is Pietro Grossi[2] and it seems to refer to an event organized by Pietro Grossi of the Studio di Fonologia Musicale di Firenze and held at General Electric's plant in Pregnana Milanese, in which

A gigantic computer, by means of perforated cards, was made to play Paganini's Fifth Caprice and extracts of Bach's Musical Offering.[3]



  1. DD284: "Pamphlet, Esperienze di Computer Music, gennaio 1969 (Italian)" in the Initial Catalogue.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Pietro Grossi's official bibliography
  3. Translated from Tommaso Rosati's Computer Music: Storia 4, p.7.