Elliott Carter - 100th Anniversary Release | Naxos - American Classics 8559614

Elliott Carter - 100th Anniversary Release


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Label: Naxos - American Classics

Cat No: 8559614

Format: CD + DVD

Number of Discs: 2

Release Date: 27th October 2008



New Music Concerts Ensemble


Robert Aitken


Carter, Elliott

Enchanted Preludes, for flute and cello
Figment no.1
Figment no.2 'Remembering Mr Ives'
Lauds (4)
» no.2 Riconcoscenza per Goffredo Petrassi
» no.3 Rhapsodic Musings
Scrivo in vento
Steep Steps


New Music Concerts Ensemble


Robert Aitken


Naxos is delighted to present this special birthday tribute to one of the leading composers of our time. The release comprises a full length CD and DVD release for a very special price.

Twice winner of the Pulitzer Prize, first composer to receive the United States National Medal of Arts, one of the few composers ever awarded Germany's Ernst Von Siemens Music Prize, and in 1988 made ‘Commandeur dans l'Ordre des Arts et des Lettres’ by the Government of France, Elliott Carter is internationally recognized as one of the leading American voices of the classical music tradition.

Elliott Carter is one of America’s most distinguished creative artists in any field” - Aaron Copland nominating Elliott Carter for the Gold Medal of the National Institute of Arts and Letters for Eminence in Music (1971)

Bonus Documentary DVD (2.110256):
Elliott Carter in Toronto in 2006
- Introduction by Robert Aitken
- Elliott Carter in conversation with Robert Aitken
- Excerpts from the composer’s works recorded on the CD

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