Elliott Carter - A Nonesuch Retrospective [Box Set]

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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/24/2009
  • Label: Nonesuch
  • UPC: 075597992212
  • Catalog Number: 510893
  • Sales rank: 127,705

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 1. Maestoso (11:32)
  2. 2 2. Andante (15:05)
  3. 3 Dust of Snow (1:09)
  4. 4 The Rose Family (1:14)
  5. 5 Scene 1. King Minos' Palace in Crete. Overture (1:00)
  6. 6 Scene 1. King Minos' Palace in Crete. Queen Pasiphaë prepares for a try (3:48)
  7. 7 Scene 1. King Minos' Palace in Crete. Entrance of the bulls and the sac (0:37)
  8. 8 Scene 1. King Minos' Palace in Crete. Dance of the bulls and Pasiphaë w (2:36)
  9. 9 Scene 1. King Minos' Palace in Crete. Interlude: Pasiphaë's heartbeat b (1:18)
  10. 10 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Building the labyrinth to imprison the M (2:00)
  11. 11 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Entrance of King Minos (1:44)
  12. 12 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Selection of Greek victims to be sent in (1:08)
  13. 13 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Ariadne, princess of Crete, dances with (4:25)
  14. 14 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Greek victims are driven into the labyri (1:40)
  15. 15 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Theseus' farewell to Ariadne as he enter (1:53)
  16. 16 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Ariadne unwinds her thread as Theseus, e (1:19)
  17. 17 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Theseus fights and kills the Minotaur (a (1:14)
  18. 18 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Ariadne rewinds her thread to lead These (1:55)
  19. 19 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. The thread breaks. Ariadne is greatly di (1:31)
  20. 20 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. Theseus and some of the Greeks emerge fr (1:03)
  21. 21 Scene 2. Before the Labyrinth. The Greeks and Theseus, forgetting Ariad (3:39)
  22. 22 Elegy, for string orchestra (4:49)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Moderato (5:12)
  2. 2 Vivace, molto leggiero (4:35)
  3. 3 Adagio (6:12)
  4. 4 Allegro (5:33)
  5. 5 Fantasia: Maestoso - Allegro scorrevole (12:01)
  6. 6 Allegro scorrevole - Adagio (12:35)
  7. 7 Variations (13:20)
  8. 8 Risoluto (3:19)
  9. 9 Lento (6:35)
  10. 10 Allegro (5:21)
Disc 3
  1. 1 Variations for Orchestra (23:07)
  2. 2 Introduction (1:06)
  3. 3 1. Allegro fantastico (2:39)
  4. 4 Cadenza for Viola (1:26)
  5. 5 2. Presto scherzando (1:56)
  6. 6 Cadenza for Cello (1:52)
  7. 7 3. Andante espressivo (3:31)
  8. 8 Cadenza for First Violin (1:42)
  9. 9 4. Allegro (4:41)
  10. 10 Conclusion (1:08)
  11. 11 Introduction (4:08)
  12. 12 Cadenza for Harpsichord (1:57)
  13. 13 Allegro scherzando (4:59)
  14. 14 Adagio (5:04)
  15. 15 Presto (1:10)
  16. 16 Cadenzas for Piano (2:40)
  17. 17 Coda (2:41)
Disc 4
  1. 1 Night Fantasies, for piano (22:27)
  2. 2 Allegro (4:38)
  3. 3 Vivo - Animato (3:12)
  4. 4 Allegretto (3:15)
  5. 5 Vivo (2:15)
  6. 6 Maestoso - Lento - Maestoso - Scherzoso (2:10)
  7. 7 Allegro fantastico (4:06)
  8. 8 Dolphins (3:05)
  9. 9 Across the Yard: La Ignota (2:54)
  10. 10 Harriet (3:18)
  11. 11 Dies Irae (3:27)
  12. 12 Careless Night (4:27)
  13. 13 In Genesis (2:26)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
James Levine Conductor
Jan DeGaetani Mezzo-Soprano (Vocal)
London Sinfonietta Performing Ensemble
Gilbert Kalish Piano
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra Performing Ensemble, Ensemble
Gerard Schwarz Conductor
Fred Sherry Cello
Arthur Weisberg Conductor
Chicago Symphony Orchestra Performing Ensemble
Joel Krosnick Cello
Harvey Sollberger Flute
Fires of London Ensemble
Paul Jacobs Piano, Harpsichord
Martyn Hill Tenor (Vocal)
Composers Quartet String Quartet
Contemporary Chamber Ensemble Ensemble
Charles Kuskin Oboe
Oliver Knussen Conductor
New York Chamber Symphony Performing Ensemble, Ensemble
Technical Credits
Tod Machover Liner Notes
Elliott Carter Composer
Robert Lowell Poetry
Ursula Oppens Liner Notes
Steven Paul Executive Producer
Bob Auger Digital Editing
Virgil Blackwell Liner Notes
Robert Hurwitz Liner Notes
Fred Sherry Liner Notes
Max Wilcox Producer, Engineer
Roger Mayer Engineer
Marc Aubort Producer, Engineer, Musical Supervision
Joanna Nickrenz Producer, Engineer, Musical Supervision
Teresa Sterne Producer
John Whiting Engineer
Paul Griffiths Liner Notes
Sally Groves Engineer
Helmuth Kolbe Engineer
Robert Lattman Engineer
Klaus Behrens Engineer
Oliver Knussen Producer
Christopher Alder Producer
Hans-Rudolf Muller Engineer
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