Morrill, D. 2003. A Guide to the American String Quartet Recordings. Chenango Valley Music Press. Available for purchase via

Morrill, D. 1997. “WAITING… for Risset” (Invited Paper) Salzburg Symposium. New Media – Technology & Internet – for Creative Applications. Hochschule Mozarteum Salzburg, Austria.

Morrill, D. 1993. “A MIDI Control and Performance System for Brass Instruments,” with Perry Cook & Julius Smith. International Computer Music Conference Proceedings.

Chafe, C., Cook, P., Morrill, D., Julius O. Smith, J., Van Duyne S. 1993. Physical Modeling and Signal Processing. CCRMA Papers. Presented at the 1993 International Computer Music Conference.

Morrill, D. 1992. “An Automatic Pitch Detection and MIDI Control System for Brass Instruments”, with Perry Cook & Julius Smith. Invited paper presented at the November 1992 meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. New Orleans.

Morrill, D. 1992. “Rhythmic Innovations and Conventions in the Debussy Piano Preludes”, in Conversations in Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century Music, ed. by Allanbrook, Levy, & Mahrt. Pendragon Press.

Morrill, D. 1990. A Guide to the Big Band Recordings of Woody Herman 1936-87. Greenwood Press. Available for purchase via

Morrill, D. 1989. “Hardware, Software, and Compositional Tools for a Real Time Improvised Trumpet Work,” with Perry Cook. Proceedings of the 1989 International Computer Music Conference. Ohio State University.

Morrill, D. 1989. “Loudspeakers and Performers: Some Problems and Proposals,” Computer Music Journal, Vol. 5 No. 4, Winter 1981. Reprinted in The Music Machine, edited by Curtis Roads, MIT Press, 1989, and in the On the Wires of Our Nerves, edited by Robin Heifitz, Bucknell University Press.

Morrill, D. 1985. “Trumpet Algorithms for Computer Composition,” Computer Music Journal, Vol. 1 No. 1, Feb 1977. Reprinted in Foundations of Computer Music, edited by Curtis Roads and John Strawn, MIT Press.

Morrill, D. 1983. “Ten Years on the Ten,” Colgate Scene, January.

Morrill, D. 1980. Dynamic Aspects of Trumpet Phrases. IRCAM Reports.

Morrill, D. 1979. “A Reply to Mr. Witts,” American Music Center Newsletter, Vol. 21 No. 3, Summer 1979.

Morrill, D. 1974. “An Undergraduate Course for an Interactive Computer Music System,” Fifth Conference on Computers in the Undergraduate Curricula, June.

Morrill, D. 1963. “A Report on the Ford Foundations Young Composer’s Project in University City, Missouri,” Missouri Journal of Research in Music Education, Vol. 1 No. 2.

Publications about Dexter Morrill’s Work

Pilgrim, N. & Stucky, S. 2013. “Ahead of the Curve- Electronic Music in Upstate New York from the 1960s onward: A Conversation with David Borden & Dexter Morrill.” The Stone Canoe. No 7.

Burgess, S. 2007. “Mt Rainier-Hiking the Wonderland Trail.” DVD film using recorded selections from Centaur CRC 2214. Willis Wall Multimedia Production.

Hamilton, R. 2007. “Back to Sea: A Software Realization of Dexter Morrill’s Sea Songs” In Proceedings of the International Computer Music Association Conference, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Zugger, T. 2000. The Influence of Jazz and Popular Music on the American Trombone Concerto. A Selected Study of the solo trombone and large ensemble works of Richard Peaslee, James Pugh, Howard Buss and Dexter Morrill. DMA Thesis. Ohio State University.

Mathews, M. 1996. “Analyse de Sea Songs de Dexter Morrill.” Academie Bourges. editions Mnemosyn.

Severo, R. Composers Program a Sense of Humanity into Computer Music. The New York Times, March 23, 1982.


Dexter Morrill donated his collection of work and archives to the Stanford University Music Library in Palo Alto, CA.