The Music of Elliott Carter / Edition 2

The Music of Elliott Carter / Edition 2

by David Schiff
     
 

Arguably the most important American composer of the century, Elliott Carter often has been more highly regarded in Europe than in his native land. Interest in his work has grown rapidly in recent years, however, and the celebration of his ninetieth...See more details below

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Arguably the most important American composer of the century, Elliott Carter often has been more highly regarded in Europe than in his native land. Interest in his work has grown rapidly in recent years, however, and the celebration of his ninetieth...

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780801436123
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
Publication date:
11/28/1998
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
1,142,225
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Words from the Composer
Preface to the Second Edition
Foreword to the First Edition
Acknowledgements
Reference Abbreviations
Introduction: The International Theme1
Technical Glossary34
IChamber Music
1String Quartets53
2Chamber Music for Wind Instruments96
3Chamber Music for Piano and other Mixed Ensembles106
4Short Instrumental Works130
IIVocal Music
5Choral Works153
6Songs with Piano (or Guitar)161
7Works for Solo Voices and Instruments169
IIIPiano Music201
IVOrchestral Music
8Ballets225
9Concertos234
10Symphonic Works274
App. ACarter's Listing of Three- to Six-Note Chords: 'Link' Chords324
App. BCarter's Note on Voyage328
Chronological Catalogue of Works330
Selected Bibliography335
Discography345
List of Charts363
Index of Carter's Works365
General Index368

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