Biography of Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

11.12.1908
Born in New York
1926
Studies in Harvard (English literature, philosophy and classical philology) until 1930
Encouraged toward a musical career by Charles Ives
1932
After obtaining his master degree in music (studies with Gustav Holst and Walter Piston), he starts three years study with Nadia Boulanger in Paris
1939
Employment at the St. John's College in Annapolis
1948
Composition of Woodwind Quintet dedicated to Nadia Boulanger
1949
Composition of Eight Etudes and a Fantasy for Woodwind Quartet
1964
Start of twenty years of teaching at the Juillard School
1988
l´Ordre des Arts et des Lettres of French Government
1991
Composition of Scrivo in vento for a href="person.php?id=489&englisch=true">Aitken
Won Pulitzer Price twice, first composer to earn United States National Medal of Arts, Ernst von Siemens Musik Preis in Germany, Prince Pierre Foundation Music Award (Monaco), elected for the Classical Music Hall of Fame, several times Grammy for the best contemporary composition
05.11.2012
Dies in New York

Sheet music for flute:

Woodwind Quartet (1948) (D-Dur)
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(flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn)
Hal Leonard, AMP-95415
Rating: difficult
  1. Allegretto
  2. Allegro giocoso
Only parts, score separately available. The music is dedicated to Nadia Boulanger.


CDs with/from Elliott Carter

Quintetto Arnold
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    Elliott Carter: Woodwind Quintet (1948), to Mademoiselle Nadia Boulanger:
  1. Allegretto (03:53:00)
  2. Allegro giocoso (03:46:00)
  3. Franco Donatoni: Blow, per quintetto di strumenti a fiato (1989), al Quintetto Arnold (12:56:00)
  4. György Kurtág: Quintetto per fiati op. 2 (1959):
  5. Lento - Piu lento (00:40:00)
  6. Agiato (00:55:00)
  7. Vivo (00:59:00)
  8. Molto sostenuto (02:05:00)
  9. Rubato improvvisando (02:28:00)
  10. Mesto - attacca (00:58:00)
  11. Rubato molto agitato (00:57:00)
  12. Elliott Carter: Eight Etudes and a Fantasy for woodwind quartet (1949) for Richard Franko Goldman:
  13. Maestoso (01:08:00)
  14. Quietly (01:00:00)
  15. Adagio possibile (01:13:00)
  16. Vivace (01:52:00)
  17. Andante (01:59:00)
  18. Allegretto leggero (02:32:00)
  19. Intensely (01:06:00)
  20. Presto (01:44:00)
  21. Fantasy - tempo giusto (05:37:00)
  22. György Ligeti: Zehn Stücke für Bläserquintett (1968) to the wind quintet of the Stockholm Philharmonic:
  23. Molto sostenuto e calmo (00:00:02)
  24. Prestissimo minaccioso e burlesco (00:46:00)
  25. Lento (00:00:01)
  26. Prestissimo leggiero e virtuoso (00:55:00)
  27. Presto staccatissimo e leggiero (00:32:00)
  28. Presto staccatissimo e leggiero (01:14:00)
  29. Vivo, energico (01:08:00)
  30. Allegro con delicatezza (02:43:00)
  31. Sostenuto, stridente (01:12:00)
  32. Presto, bizzarro e rubato (00:56:00)
Robert Morris Aitken, New Music Concerts Ensemble
Elliott Carter - 100th Anniversary Release (2008)
Mosaic - Dialogues - Enchanted Preludes - Scrivo in Vento
jpc
  1. Mosaic (2005) (11:56:00)
  2. Scrivo in Vento (1991) (05:32:00)
  3. Gra (1993) (04:18:00)
  4. Enchanted Preludes (1988) (06:00:00)
  5. Steep Steps (2001) (02:40:00)
  6. Figment No. 1 (1994) (06:16:00)
  7. Ricononoscenza per Goffredo Petrassi (1984) (05:51:00)
  8. Figment No. 2 (Remembering Mr. Ives) (2001) (03:58:00)
  9. Rhapsodic Musing (1999) (03:14:00)
  10. Dialogues (2004) (14:14:00)

Literature von/über Elliott Carter

Last edit 30.03.2020