Cort Lippe

Associate Professor of Music

Composition

110 Slee Hall
University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY 14260

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Cort Lippe

Selected Compositions

Click the links below to find directories containing scores, patches, and other files for Cort Lippe's compositions.

2015

(adapted from Duo for Tenor Steel Pan and Computer, 2011)

- Premiered by Patti Cudd at NYU's Interactive Arts Performance Series, New York, 2015

- Recorded on Cudd's solo CD entitled EOS.

2013
for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, trombone, piano, and percussion

- Commissioned by the E-Mex Ensemble für neue Musik of Essen, Germany with funds from the Ministerium für Familie, Kinder, Jugend, Kultur und Sport des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen.

- Premiered at the 2013 NOW Festival, Essen, Germany with Christoph Maria Wagner conducting.

2012
for trombone quartet and percussion quartet

- Commissioned by the University of Wisconsin at River Falls for their 46th Annual Commissioned Composer Project.

- Premiered at River Falls in 2012, Patti Cudd conducting.

2011

- Commissioned by percussionist Kenyon Williams with funds from the Minnesota State Arts Board.

- Premiered by Williams in Morehead, Minnesota, 2011.

- Recorded on Williams' solo CD entitled Homage.

2011

- Commissioned by percussionist Patti Cudd.

- Premiered by Cudd in Bangkok, Thailand, 2011.

- Recorded by Cudd on Musicworks Press Recordings and the SEAMUS Label, vol. 23.

- Recorded on Cudd's solo CD entitled EOS.

2009
2 channel electroacoustic music

- Created and premiered as part of the celebration of the 25th Anniversary of Miso Music at the Musica Viva Festival, Lisbon, Portugal. 2010.

2008

- Commissioned by the Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie (ZKM), and written for the tubist Melvyn Poore.

- Realized in ZKM's Institut fur Musik und Akustik.

- Premiered by Poore in the Cubus concert space at ZKM, 2009.

- Recorded by Poore on the Wergo label.

2007

- Commissioned by the percussionist Pedro Carneiro.

- Premiered by Carneiro at the Musica Viva Festival, Porto, Portugal, 2007.

- Recorded on the SEAMUS Label, vol. 20.

- Recorded on Patti Cudd's solo CD entitled EOS.

2006
2 channel electroacoustic music

- Commissioned by the percussionist Pedro Carneiro.

- Premiered at the Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States Conference, 2007.

- Recorded on the double CD Improbable Transgressions conceived by Pedro Carneiro on Sirr Records.

2004

- Commissioned by the 2004 Sonorities Festival of the Sonic Arts Research Center, Belfast with funding from the National Lottery through the Arts Council of Northern Ireland, and written for the percussionist Pedro Carneiro.

- Premiered by Carneiro at the Sonorities Festival in Belfast, 2004.

2002

- Commissioned by and co-composed with the clarinetist Esther Lamneck.

- Premiered on the Interactive Arts Performance Series of NYU, New York, 2003.

- Recorded on Lamneck's solo CD Cigar Smoke on the Innova label.

1999

- Commissioned by the Fynske Musikkonservatorium Carl Nielsen, Odense, Denmark.

- Premiered by Niels Ullner at the the Fynske Musikkonservatorium, Odense, 1999.

- Recorded by Jonathan Golove on the Singapore ICMC 2003 CD.

1998

- Commissioned by the percussionist J. L. Cosgrove.

- Premiered at the Fynske Musikkonservatorium Carl Nielsen, Odense, Denmark, 1999.

- Recorded by J. L. Cosgrove on the Berlin ICMC 2000 CD, and on the Electric Hammer Ensemble CD How to Philosophize with a Hammer with Diego Espinosa, percussionist, on the EMF label.

- Recorded on Patti Cudd's solo CD entitled EOS.

1997

- Commissioned by the saxophonist Steve Duke.

- Premiered by Duke at the 25th International Electroacoustic Music Festival, Bourges, France, 1997.

1996

- Commissioned by the pianist Yoshiko Shibuya.

- Premiered by Shibuya at Casals Hall, Tokyo, 1996.

- Recorded by Shibuya on the solo CD De la Nuit on the ALM label, and also released on the SEAMUS label, vol. 8, and the 4th International Sound and Music Computer Conference, Lefkada, vol. 4.

1995

- Commissioned by the Festival El Callejon del Ruido, Mexico, and written for the bassist Robert Black.

- Premiered at the Festival El Callejon del Ruido in Guanajuato, Mexico, 1996.

- Recorded by Irina-Kalina Goudeva on Editions IKG, Denmark.

1994
(IRCAM Signal Processing Workstation)

- Commissioned by the flutist François Bru with funds from the French Section of the International Society of Music Educators.

- Realized at IRCAM, Paris, France.

- Premiered by Bru at the 25th International Conference of Music Educators, 1994, USA.

- Recorded by Lars Graugaard on the Classico label, and by Elizabeth McNutt on the solo CD pipe wrench, EMF label.

1993
for flute, bass clarinet, violin, cello, trombone, and piano

- Commissioned by the International Computer Music Association.

- Realized at IRCAM, Paris, France.

- Premiered at the International Computer Music Conference, 1993, Tokyo.

- Awarded honorable mention from Prix Ars Electronica, 1993, Linz, Austria.

- Recorded on the Centaur label in the CDCM Computer Music Series, vol. 16, with Tetsuji Honna conducting, and on the Fynske Musikkonservatorium Carl Nielsen label, conducted by Lars Graugaard.

1992
(IRCAM Signal Processing Workstation)

- Commissioned by the Center for Computer Music & Music Technology, Kunitachi College of Music, Tokyo.

- Realized using software and hardware developed at IRCAM, Paris, France.

- Premiered by Esther Lamneck on the Interactive Arts Performance Series of NYU, New York, 1992.

- Recorded by Lamneck on the Centaur label Computer Music Series, vol. 24.

1991
2 channel electroacoustic music

- Realized at IRCAM, Paris, France.

- Premiered at the Society for Electroacoustic Music in the United States Conference, 1991.

- Recorded on the SEAMUS label, vol. 2.

1991

- Commissioned by guitarist Carlos Molinaro and the Association Mixture, Paris, France.

- Realized at IRCAM, Paris.

- Premiered by Molinaro at the Conseil International de la Musique, UNESCO, in Paris, 1991.

- Recorded by Paul Binkley on the Centaur label in the CDCM Computer Music Series, vol. 16.

1990

- Commissioned by and written for the harpist Masumi Nagasawa.

- Realized at IRCAM, Paris, France.

- Premiered by Nagasawa at the Ueno Cultural Center, Tokyo, Japan, 1990.

- Awarded 1st prize in the 19th International Electroacoustic Music Competition, Bourges, France, 1991, and honorable mentions from the Kennedy Center Friedheim Awards, 1991, USA, and from the Prix Ars Electronica, 1993, Linz, Austria.

- Recorded by Nagasawa on the Harmonia Mundi label and by Sofia Asuncion Claro on Centaur Records.

1989
for viola, cello, and contrabass
in memoriam John Cassevettes (1929-1989)

- Premiered at the International Computer Music Conference, Glasgow, Scotland, 1990.

- Awarded 1st prize in the El Callejon del Ruido Algorithmic Composition Competition, Mexico, 1989, jury chaired by Brian Ferneyhough.

1989
for flute, clarinet, violin, cello, and piano

- Commissioned by L'Ensemble des Deux Mondes.

- Premiered at the 10th Anniversary Concert of Irino Prizewinners, Goethe Institute, Tokyo, Japan, 1989.

1988

- Commissioned by and written for the Paris-based Duo Ariane, François Bru, flute and Gwenaelle Roussëly, harp.

- Premiered by the Duo Ariane at L'Eglise St. Julian in Paris, France, 1988.

- Awarded 1st prize in the 2nd Leonie D. Rothschild Composition Competition, USA.

- Recorded by the Duo Ariane on the ADDA label with support from the Société des Auteurs, Compositeurs et Editeurs de Musique, France.

1987
with text excerpts from the novel "Gravity's Rainbow" by Thomas Pynchon

- Commissioned by and written for the tubist Mel Culbertson and dedicated to David Durant.

- Premiered by Culbertson at Confluences, Paris, France, 1987.

- Recorded by Culbertson on Neuma Records, vol. 1, and the Contemporary Music Review, U.K., Harwood Academic Publishers, vol. 6; also recorded by József Bazsinka on Hungaroton Classic.

1987

- Commissioned by and written for the pianist Scott Walton.

- Premiered by David Jaggard at the Meeting Music Yesterday and Today Festival, Paris, France, 1987.

- Recorded by Ichiro Nodaira on the Apollon label, 1991.

1986

- Commissioned by Norio Kazama and written for the sho player Mayumi Miyata and the harpist Masumi Nagasawa.

- Premiered by Miyata and Nagasawa at the Hato Museum, Tokyo, 1986.

- Awarded 1st prize in the 8th Irino Composition Competition, Japan and 1st prize in the USA League-International Society of Contemporary Music Competition where it was chosen as an official USA entry to the ISCM World Music Days in Hong Kong, 1988.

- Recorded by Miyata and Nagasawa on the CBS/Sony label.

1986

- Commissioned by the International Computer Music Conference, 1986, with support from the Fund for the Creation of Music, The Netherlands and written for Harry Sparnaay.

- Realized at Xenakis' Centre d'Etudes de Mathematique et Automatique Musicales, Paris, France.

- Premiered by Sparnaay at the International Computer Music Conference, The Hague.

- Awarded honorable mention in the 15th International Electroacoustic Music Competition, Bourges, France, 1987.

- Recorded by Sparnaay on the Computer Music Journal Sound Anthology, vol. 26, MIT Press.

1985
for soprano voice, bass voice, and piano
text from "Knots" by R. D. Laing

- Premiered at the Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1992.

1984
for 4 trumpets, 4 horns, and 4 trombones

- Premiered at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Urbana, Illinois, 1993.

1984

- Commissioned by the pianist Scott Walton.

- Realized at the Institute of Sonology, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

- Premiered at the Music Today Festival, directed by Toru Takemitsu, Tokyo, 1986.

- Awarded 2nd prize in the Music Today Composition Competition, jury chaired by Takemitsu.

1982
for pianist/speaker and tape
text from "Castle to Castle" by L. F. Celine

- Commissioned by and written for the pianist David Jaggard.

- Premiered at the Meeting Music Yesterday and Today Festival, Paris, France, 1987.

1981
2 channel electroacoustic music

- Realized at the Institute of Sonology, Utrecht, The Netherlands.

- Premiered at the International Computer Music Conference, Venice, Italy, 1982.

- Awarded 3rd prize in the NEWCOMP International Computer Music Competition, USA, 1983.

- Recorded on the Big Orbit label.

More Resources

Below you can find links to other resources by Cort Lippe.