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Elliott Carter

Choral and orchestral music by Elliott Carter including new recordings of late works Soundings, Interventions and Instances by the BBC Symphony Orchestra under Oliver Knussen.

A sequence of choral and orchestral music by the American composer Elliott Carter, including the first broadcast of new recordings of 'Soundings' and 'Interventions' by the BBC Symphony Orchestra with Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano) conducted by Oliver Knussen.

Elliott Carter:
Musicians Wrestle Everywhere
SWR Vocal Ensemble Stuttgart
Marcus Creed (conductor)

Soundings (2005)
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Tell Me Where Is Fancy Bred
Rosalind Rees (soprano)
David Starobin (guitar)

Instances
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen (conductor)

Three Poems of Robert Frost
Patrick Mason (baritone)
Ensemble: Speculum Musicae
David Starobin (conductor)

Interventions
Pierre-Laurent Aimard (piano)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Oliver Knussen (conductor)

To Music (1937)
SWR Vocal Ensemble Stuttgart
Eva-Maria Schape (soprano)
Marcus Creed (conductor)

The American composer Elliott Carter (1908-2012) lived to the age of 103, completing commissions till the very end of his life. This sequence of works from Carter's salad days (influenced by Charles Ives in the US and Nadia Boulanger in Paris) to his final flowerings displays music by turns tender, uncompromising, and humorous.

1 hour

Last on

Sun 9 Jul 2017 23:30

Music Played

  • Elliott Carter

    Musicians Wrestle Everywhere

    Choir: SWR Vocal Ensemble of Stuttgart. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS.
  • Elliott Carter

    Soundings for Orchestra (2005)

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS.
  • Elliott Carter

    Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred

    Performer: David Starobin. Singer: Rosalind Rees.
    • BRIDGE.
  • Elliott Carter

    Instances (2012)

    Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS.
  • Elliott Carter

    Three Poems of Robert Frost

    Singer: Patrick Mason. Ensemble: Ensemble Speculum Musicae. Conductor: David Starobin.
    • BRIDGE.
  • Elliott Carter

    Interventions (2007)

    Performer: Pierre‐Laurent Aimard. Orchestra: BBC Symphony Orchestra. Conductor: Oliver Knussen.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS.
  • Elliott Carter

    To Music (1937)

    Singer: Eva-Maria Schappé. Choir: SWR Vocal Ensemble of Stuttgart. Conductor: Marcus Creed.
    • HANSSLER CLASSICS.

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Performer BBC Symphony Orchestra

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