Elliott Carter
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1908-12-11
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Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. (December 11, 1908 – November 5, 2012) was an American composer who was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize. He studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris in the 1930s, then returned to the United States. After an early ...

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Biography

Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. (December 11, 1908 – November 5, 2012) was an American composer who was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize. He studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris in the 1930s, then returned to the United States. After an early neoclassical phase, his style shifted to an emphasis on atonality and rhythmic complexity. His compositions are known and performed throughout the world; they include orchestral, chamber music, solo instrumental, and vocal works.

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The Nash Ensemble
Poems of Louis Zukofsky for soprano and clarinet
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Poems of Louis Zukofsky for soprano and clarinet Poems of Louis Zukofsky for soprano and clarinet Poems of Louis Zukofsky for soprano and clarinet Poems of Louis Zukofsky for soprano and clarinet
Arditti Quartet
Quartet No.5
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Quartet No.5 Quartet No.5 Quartet No.5 Quartet No.5
Nicolas Hodges
Two Thoughts About the Piano: Intermittences (2005); Catenaires (2006)
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Two Thoughts About the Piano: Intermittences (2005); Catenaires (2006) Two Thoughts About the Piano: Intermittences (2005); Catenaires (2006) Two Thoughts About the Piano: Intermittences (2005); Catenaires (2006) Two Thoughts About the Piano: Intermittences (2005); Catenaires (2006)
Nicolas Hodges
Tri-Tribute for piano: Matribute (2007); Fratribute (2008); Sistribute (2008)
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Tri-Tribute for piano: Matribute (2007); Fratribute (2008); Sistribute (2008) Tri-Tribute for piano: Matribute (2007); Fratribute (2008); Sistribute (2008) Tri-Tribute for piano: Matribute (2007); Fratribute (2008); Sistribute (2008) Tri-Tribute for piano: Matribute (2007); Fratribute (2008); Sistribute (2008)
Elliott Carter
La Musique
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La Musique La Musique La Musique La Musique
Elliott Carter
Instances for chamber orchestra
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Instances for chamber orchestra Instances for chamber orchestra Instances for chamber orchestra Instances for chamber orchestra
Elliott Carter
8 Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwing quartet
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8 Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwing quartet 8 Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwing quartet 8 Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwing quartet 8 Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwing quartet
Onyx Brass
Fantasy about Purcell's 'Fantasy on one note'..
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Fantasy about Purcell's 'Fantasy on one note'.. Fantasy about Purcell's 'Fantasy on one note'.. Fantasy about Purcell's 'Fantasy on one note'.. Fantasy about Purcell's 'Fantasy on one note'..
Alisa Weilerstein
Concerto for cello and orchestra (feat. Staatskapelle Berlin)
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Concerto for cello and orchestra (feat. Staatskapelle Berlin) Concerto for cello and orchestra (feat. Staatskapelle Berlin) Concerto for cello and orchestra (feat. Staatskapelle Berlin) Concerto for cello and orchestra (feat. Staatskapelle Berlin)
Colin Currie
Figment V for percussion (LIVE)
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Figment V for percussion (LIVE) Figment V for percussion (LIVE) Figment V for percussion (LIVE) Figment V for percussion (LIVE)
Arditti Quartet
Elegy for String Quartet
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Elegy for String Quartet Elegy for String Quartet Elegy for String Quartet Elegy for String Quartet
BBC Singers & Elliott Carter
To Music
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To Music To Music To Music To Music
Elliot Carter
Sound Fields
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Sound Fields Sound Fields Sound Fields Sound Fields
Elliott Carter
Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux
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Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux Esprit Rude/Esprit Doux
Elliott Carter
Concerto for oboe and orchestra
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Concerto for oboe and orchestra Concerto for oboe and orchestra Concerto for oboe and orchestra Concerto for oboe and orchestra
Elliott Carter
Adagio Tenebroso
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Adagio Tenebroso Adagio Tenebroso Adagio Tenebroso Adagio Tenebroso
Elliott Carter
Quartet for strings no. 2 (excerpt)
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Quartet for strings no. 2 (excerpt) Quartet for strings no. 2 (excerpt) Quartet for strings no. 2 (excerpt) Quartet for strings no. 2 (excerpt)
Elliott Carter
Penthode (excerpt)
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Penthode (excerpt) Penthode (excerpt) Penthode (excerpt) Penthode (excerpt)
Elliott Carter
Concerto for orchestra (excerpt)
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Concerto for orchestra (excerpt) Concerto for orchestra (excerpt) Concerto for orchestra (excerpt) Concerto for orchestra (excerpt)
Elliott Carter
Piano Sonata
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Piano Sonata Piano Sonata Piano Sonata Piano Sonata
Elliott Carter
The Harmony of Morning (excerpt)
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The Harmony of Morning (excerpt) The Harmony of Morning (excerpt) The Harmony of Morning (excerpt) The Harmony of Morning (excerpt)
Elliott Carter
Partita for orchestra
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Partita for orchestra Partita for orchestra Partita for orchestra Partita for orchestra
Elliott Carter
A Celebration of some 100 x 150 Notes (Three Occasions for Orchestra)
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A Celebration of some 100 x 150 Notes (Three Occasions for Orchestra) A Celebration of some 100 x 150 Notes (Three Occasions for Orchestra) A Celebration of some 100 x 150 Notes (Three Occasions for Orchestra) A Celebration of some 100 x 150 Notes (Three Occasions for Orchestra)
Elliott Carter
Elegy
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Elegy Elegy Elegy Elegy
Elliott Carter
Voyage
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Voyage Voyage Voyage Voyage
Elliott Carter
Quartet for strings no. 5
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Quartet for strings no. 5 Quartet for strings no. 5 Quartet for strings no. 5 Quartet for strings no. 5
Elliott Carter
Dialogues for piano and chamber orchestra
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Dialogues for piano and chamber orchestra Dialogues for piano and chamber orchestra Dialogues for piano and chamber orchestra Dialogues for piano and chamber orchestra
Elliott Carter
Triple Duo
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Triple Duo Triple Duo Triple Duo Triple Duo
Elliott Carter
Elegy for viola and piano
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Elliott Carter
Concerto For Orchestra
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Concerto For Orchestra Concerto For Orchestra Concerto For Orchestra Concerto For Orchestra
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Biography

Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. (December 11, 1908 – November 5, 2012) was an American composer who was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize. He studied with Nadia Boulanger in Paris in the 1930s, then returned to the United States. After an early neoclassical phase, his style shifted to an emphasis on atonality and rhythmic complexity. His compositions are known and performed throughout the world; they include orchestral, chamber music, solo instrumental, and vocal works.

He was extremely productive in his later years, publishing more than 40 works between the ages of 90 and 100, and over 20 more after he turned 100 in 2008. He completed his last work, Epigrams for piano trio, on August 13, 2012.

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