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Interview with Cort Lippe


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Composer and Director of the Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios, in the University of Buffalo's Department of Music. Interviewed at his university office, 26 January 2010.


Cort Lippe has worked at the Institute of Sonology in the Netherlands, and CEMAMu, and IRCAM in France. Presently he is associate professor of composition and director of the Lejaren Hiller Computer Music Studios at the University of Buffalo, New York. He is the winner of numerous composition prizes including: 1st prizes — The Irino Prize (Japan); Bourges Prize (France); El Callejon Del Ruido Algorithmic Music Competition (Mexico); USA League-ISCM Competition, Leonie Rothschild Prize; 2nd prize — Music Today Prize (Japan); 3rd prize — Newcomp Electronic Music Competition (USA); Honorable Mentions — Prix Ars Electronica 1993, 1995 (Austria); Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards (USA); Sonavera International Tape Music Competition (USA); Luigi Russolo Competition (Italy). His works can be found on several recording labels, including ADDA, ALM, Apollon, Big Orbit, CBS-Sony, Centaur, Classico, CMJ, EMF, Hungaroton Classic, Harmonia Mundi, ICMC2000, ICMC2003, IKG Editions, Innova, MIT Press, Neuma, Salabert, SEAMUS, Sirr and Wergo.

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