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eContact! 10.2 — Interviews (1) / 12.2 — Interviews (2)


This page provides supplemental information for eContact! 10.2 — Interviews (1) (August 2008) and 12.2 — Interviews (2) (Fall 2009). To complement the interviews published in eContact! this “live” page lists interviews available elsewhere related to electroacoustics / computer music / sound art, which were either published in print or on the internet.


Your contributions to this resource are welcome!

Return to... eContact! 10.2 — Interviews (1) / eContact! 12.2 — Interviews (2)



Individual Interviews




Milton Babbit


Bebe Barron

Bebe Barron on NPR http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=4486840


David Behrman



John Chowning


Francis Dhomont

  • Steenhuisen, Paul. “Composer to Composer : Paul Steenhuisen interviews Francis Dhomont.” All-Music Guide (ÉU). July 2003.




Ambrose Field

  • Austin, Larry. “Sound Diffusion in Composition and Performance Practice. II: An interview with Ambrose Field.” Computer Music Journal 25/4 (2001), pp. 21–30.


Peter Grenader


Erdem Helvacioglu


Paul Lansky

  • Clark, Paul. “Paul Lansky Interview.” January 1997. http://www.electronicmusic.com/features/interview/paullansky.html Last accessed 24 November 2007.
  • Cody, Joshua. “A Conversation with Paul Lansky.” Composer USA, (Bulletin of the National Association of Composers, USA), Series IV, vol. 1/1 (Summer 1994). Also, (revised) in Computer Music Journal 20/1 (Spring 1996), pp. 19–24.
  • Mansfield, Hap. “Interview with Paul Lansky.” Cake. Summer 1995.
  • Roads, Curtis. “Interview with Paul Lansky.” Computer Music Journal 7/3 (Fall 1983), pp. 16–24. Also in The Music Machine (MIT Press, 1989), ed. Curtis Roads, pp. 35–44.
  • Paul Lansky interviewed by Andrew Brown. 1997–98. (See PDF / Lansky site, Brown article mentions this.)


Alvin Lucier




Mesias Maiguashca

  • Montague, Stephen. “Mesias Maiguashca, interview in Baden-Baden, 25 January 1989.” Contemporary Music Review 6/1 (1991), pp. 197–203. Edited by Peter Nelson & Stephen Montague.


Max Mathews

  • Roads, Curtis. “Interview with Max Mathews.” Computer Music Journal 4/4 (Winter 1980), pp. 15–22.


Gordon Monahan


James A. Moorer


Tristan Murail

  • Smith, Ronald Bruce. “An Interview with Tristan Murail.” Computer Music Journal Vol. 24/1 (Spring 2000), pp. 11–19.


John Oswald

  • Igma, Norman. “Taking Sampling 50 Times Beyond the Accepted: an interview with John Oswald, Part 2.” Musicworks 48.




Steve Reich

  • Steve Reich interviewed by Andrew Brown.


Pierre Schaeffer

  • Hodgkinson, Tim. “Pierre Schaeffer interview.” ReR Quarterly magazine 2/1 (1987).


Barry Schrader


Denis Smalley

  • Austin, Larry. “Sound Diffusion in Composition and Performance: An interview with Denis Smalley.” Computer Music Journal 24/2 (2000), pp. 10–21.


Laurie Spiegel


Morton Subotnick




Alejandro Viñao




Sources for More Interviews


Jason Gross interviewed the composers for the OHM compilation, the larger interviews do not seem to be available anywhere online, short excerpts on the site. http://www.furious.com/perfect/ohm


Tokafi. 250+ interviews with Classical, experimental, electroacoustic composers and more. http://www.tokafi.com/browse/interviews/page1




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