Elliott Carter

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Born: 11 December 1908 — New York — USA
Died: 5 November 2012 — New York — USA
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Elliott Carter won the Pulitzer Price twice: for his String Quartet No. 2 and for his String Quartet No. 3. He is also interviewed by Richard Dufallo in "Trackings" at Carter’s home in Waccabuc New York.

Elliott Carter studied in Paris, France with Nadia Boulanger like Aaron Copland and many other composers. He even attendended the Darmstadt School with Stockhausen, Boulez, Earle Brown, John Cage, Peter Maxwell Davies, Peter Schat, and many others. Dufallo has conducted many peices of Carter’s at the Aspen Music Fesitval and other places. (Contribution by <dbaca(at)mail.twu.edu>.)

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26 March 1947: Premiere of The Minotaur, in New York, USA.
21 April 1956: Premiere of Variations for Orchestra, in Louisville, USA.
4 July 1988: Premiere of Birthday Flourish, in San Francisco, USA.

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Wed 23 Apr: Trois Miniatures Pour quatuor à cordes, Premiere and workshop by the Arditti Quartet Milton court concert hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London)
Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Sun 4 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th St., NY, NY
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(1824) Ludwig van Beethoven: Premiere of Missa Solemnis op. 123, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(2007) Peter Machajdík: Premiere of "Lasea" for string orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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[details ←] Steep Steps (Bass Clarinet), clarinet,
[details ←] Hiyoku (Clarinet), clarinet,
[details ←] Retrouvailles, piano,
[details ←] Retracing (Bassoon), bassoon,
[details ←] Figment No. 2 (Cello), cello,
[details ←] Two Diversions, piano,
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[details ←] The String Quartets, viola, violin, cello, string quartet,
[details ←] Night Fantasies, piano,
[details ←] String Quartet No. 2 (1959), viola, violin, cello, string quartet,
[details ←] Syringa (1978), vocal,
[details ←] 8 pieces for 4 timpani, marching band, percussion,
[details ←] Voyage, piano, vocal,
[details ←] Tell Me Where is Fancy Bred, vocal, guitar,
[details ←] Piano Sonata (1945-46), piano,
[details ←] Emblems, piano, vocal, , choral, vocal,
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Elliott Carter Edition, Vol. 9
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Carter: Chamber Music (5th String Quartet, 90+ for Piano, Sonata for Cello and Piano, Figment for Cello Alone, Duo for Violin and Piano, Fragment for String Quartet)
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