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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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
Tue 6 May: Klavierabend, Boris Berman - Klavier Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
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(1627) Heinrich Schütz: Premiere of Dafne, in Torgau, Germany.
(1909) Milii Balakirev: Premiere of Symphony no. 2 in d minor, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(1948) André Jolivet: Premiere of the Concerto for Ondes Martenot and Orchestra, in Vienna, Austria.
(1953) Olivier Messiaen: Premiere of Livre d'Orgue, Stuttgart, Germany, with Messiaen at the organ.
(1963) Iannis Xenakis: Premiere of Stratégie, in Venice, Italy.

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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,
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[details ←] Emblems, piano, vocal, , choral, vocal,
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