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This page lists all the print articles, reviews, and books of which I am aware that are about or have a mention of the Chroma. I have received permission from a number of sources for reprint rights; follow the links below. (I posted the review from the Australian magazine, Sonics, after a lengthy and unsuccessful search for it or its owners--I even asked an Australian relative, who couldn't find anything. Please contact me if you have any additional information.)

Aikin, Jim. "30 Synthesizers That Shook The Woofers." Keyboard Magazine, vol. 30, no. 13 (January 2005), 50.

See thread Chroma in Keyboard's 25 synths that shook the World [sic], ChromaTalk, January 2005, for full text and picture.

Armbruster, Greg. "Oscar Peterson: A Jazz Piano Great Talks About His Synthesizer Debut." Keyboard Magazine, vol. 9, no. 10 (October 1983), 56-66.

Several mentions of the Chroma; Peterson has or had a Chroma with Expander.

Armbruster, Greg. "Zawinul: Continued Hot, Chance of Record Highs." Keyboard Magazine, vol. 10, no. 3, (March 1984), 44-51, 55-59.

Interview with Josef Zawinul (Weather Report, Zawinul Syndicate) includes several mentions of the Chroma, along with a few pictures of the keyboard in Zawinul's studio.

Becker, Matthias. Synthesizer von Gestern (volume 1). Augsburg, Germany: Music-Media-Verlag, 1990. ISBN 3-927954-00-4.

Wim Luijsterburg [21010034] writes, "This is the first of two beautiful books on vintage synthesizers with a whole chapter dedicated to the Rhodes Chroma. The same Matthias Becker also made two CD's with compositions made with various synthesizers, intended to hear the differences between some well-known vintage synthesizers. On the first CD there are two compositions entirely made with some of the sound possibilities of the Rhodes Chroma." [May 1999]

See Synthesizer von Gestern for more information and mp3s of the Chroma.

Beecher, Mike. "Playing the Rhodes Chroma with the Apple II Sequencer," Electronics & Music Maker, Volume 3, Number 2, April 1983, 42-46, 56.

Beecher, Mike. "Synthesiser Review: Rhodes Chroma," Electronics & Music Maker, Volume 2, Number 8, October 1982, 22-26.

Chamberlin, Hal. Musical Applications of Microprocessors, 2nd Edition. Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.: Hayden Book Co., 1985. ISBN 0-8104-5768-7. (Out of print.)

An excerpt of Chroma-related material from the book is available here at the site. Jimmy Moyer [21030184] writes, "Users (or anyone attempting service) may be interested in a third party assessment of the Chroma's design in [this book]." [February 1999]

Chiarini, Francesco. "Sintetizzatore Chroma" [English Translation]. Strumenti Musicali, January 1983, 69-71.

Colbeck, Julian. Keyfax 2: The Guide to Electronic Keyboards. Rhodes Chroma, p 134. London: Virgin Books, 1986. ISBN 0-86369-155-2.

Colbeck, Julian. Keyfax Omnibus Edition: The real story behind the synthesizer revolution. Rhodes Chroma Analog Polyphonic Synthesizer, pp 95-96. Emeryville, California: MixBooks, 1996. ISBN 0-918371-08-2.

A completely rewritten review with the Chroma included in the "Hot 100" instruments. The book also has a Product Directory section with thumbnail reviews.

Doerschuk, Bob. "Garth Hudson: Legendary Organist with '60s Supergroup The Band," Keyboard Magazine, vol. 9, no. 12 (December 1983), 11-20.

Several pictures and a short discussion of the Chroma.

Faithfull, George. "Rhodes Chroma Synthesizer: The Creative Touch," Sonics, June 1983.

Fay, Norman. "Colossus of Rhodes: Rhodes Chroma Analogue Polysynth," Sound On Sound, October 1995.

"Fender's Triad Interface," Polyphony (August 1983).

Fishman, Paul. "Synth Check: Rhodes Chroma," International Musician, January 1983, 115-117.

Forrest, Peter. The A-Z of Analogue Synthesisers, Part Two: N-Z. Devon, UK: Susurreal Publishing, 1996. ISBN 0952437716.

Forrest, Peter. The A-Z of Analogue Synthesisers, Part Two: N-Z (Revised) [see Chroma/Expander Excerpt]. Devon, UK: Susurreal Publishing, 2003. ISBN 0952437716.

Hill, Vince. "The Rhodes Chroma," Music UK, no. 11 (November [?] 1982), 29-31. Folly Publications Ltd., Bromley, Kent, UK.

"Keyboard of the Month" [Chroma Knob Box], Keyboard Magazine, vol. 27, no. 7 (July 2001), 20.

A short piece on David Clarke's ChromaKnob.

Milano, Dominic. "Keyboard Report: The Rhodes Chroma," Keyboard Magazine, vol. 8, no. 8 (August 1982), 64-65, 74.

Moog, Bob. "The Apple II/Rhodes Chroma Interface," Keyboard Magazine, vol. 8, no. 9 (September 1982), 58.

Moogulator. "Fender Rhodes Chroma" [English Translation]. Synthesizer Magazin, May-June 2008, 28-33, 74.

Newcomb, Martin J. The Museum of Synthesizer Technology. Hertfordshire, England: Albury, 1994.

Contains a page of information on the Chroma along with pictures of the Chroma and Expander (pages 113-114).

"Rhodes Synthesizer," Keyboard Magazine, vol. 8, no. 4 (April 1982), 73.

Brief preview of the keyboard.

Vail, Mark. "The Chroma: The Synth that Survived ARP's Fall," Keyboard Magazine, vol. 9, no. 10 (October 1993), 64-65, 67-78, 70.

A condensed version of the chapter in Vintage Synthesizers.

Vail, Mark. "Chroma: The Synth that Survived ARP's Fall" (short article), Keyboard Magazine, vol. 31, no. 10 (October 2005), 112.

A condensed version of the 1993 article above, plus a photo of my Chroma [21030691].

Vail, Mark. Vintage Synthesizers: Groundbreaking Instruments and Pioneering Designers of Electronic Music Synthesizers. Backbeat Books, 1993. ISBN 0879302755.

Vail, Mark. Vintage Synthesizers: Pioneering Designers, Groundbreaking Instruments, Collecting Tips, Mutants of Technology (2nd Edition). Backbeat Books, 2000. ISBN 0879306033.

Has a whole chapter devoted to the Chroma, which consists mostly of an interesting interview with Philip Dodds, who worked on the Chroma at ARP and sold the design (and the team) to CBS/Fender. The whole book is a fascinating read for anyone interested in the history of synthesizers.

Waters, Craig R. "The Rise and Fall of ARP Instruments," Keyboard Magazine, vol. 9, no. 4 (April 1983), 16-21.