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Author Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012.

Title A Nonesuch retrospective / Elliott Carter.

Publication Info. [New York] : Nonesuch Records, 2009.


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 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  CD CLASSICAL CARTER    Check Shelf
Description 4 audio discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Title from container.
Performer Various performers.
Note To celebrate Elliott Carter's 100th birthday, Nonesuch released Elliott Carter: A Nonesuch Retrospective, a four-disc set, on February 24, 2009. The discs include most of the recordings Nonesuch made of Carter's music between 1968 and 1985.
Text of Dust of snow and The Rose family by Robert Frost.
In sleep, in thunder is a setting of 6 poems by Robert Lowell.
Compact discs.
Program notes inserted. Includes texts of vocal selections, notes and appreciations by Paul Griffiths, Virgil Blackwell, Tod Machover, Ursula Oppens and Fred Sherry.
Contents Disc 1. Piano sonata (1945, rev. 1982) (Paul Jacobs, piano) -- Dust of snow (1942) ; The Rose family (1942) (Jan DeGaetani, mezzo-soprano ; Gilbert Kalish, piano) -- The minotaur (1947) (New York Chamber Symphony ; Gerard Schwarz, conductor) -- Elegy for string orchestra (1952) (Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra ; Gerard Schwarz, conductor)
Disc 2. Sonata for cello & piano (1948) (Joel Krosnick, cello ; Paul Jacobs, piano) -- String quartet no. 1 (1951) (The Composers Quartet) -- Sonata for flute, oboe, cello, & harpsichord (1952) (Harvey Sollberger, flute ; Charles Kuskin, oboe ; Fred Sherry, cello ; Paul Jacobs, harpsichord)
Disc 3. Variations for orchestra (1955) (Chicago Symphony Orchestra ; James Levine, conductor) -- String quartet no. 2 (1959) (The Composers Quartet) -- Double concerto for harpsichord & piano with two chamber orchestras (1961) (Paul Jacobs, harpsichord ; Gilbert Kalish, piano ; The Contemporary Chamber Ensemble ; Arthur Weisberg, conductor)
Disc 4. Night fantasies (1980) (Paul Jacobs, piano) -- Triple duo (1982) (The Fires of London) -- In sleep, in thunder : six poems of Robert Lowell for tenor and 14 instrumentalists (1981) (Martyn Hill, tenor ; London Sinfonietta ; Oliver Knussen, conductor.
Language Vocal works sung in English.
Note GMD: sound recording.
Subject Sonatas (Piano)
Songs (High voice) with piano.
String orchestra music.
Sonatas (Cello and piano)
String quartets.
Quartets (Harpsichord, flute, oboe, cello)
Orchestral music.
Concertos (Harpsichord and piano)
Piano music.
Sextets (Piano, clarinet, flute, percussion, violin, cello)
Songs (High voice) with instrumental ensemble.
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963 -- Musical settings.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977 -- Musical settings.
Added Author Jacobs, Paul, 1930-1983. Performer.
De Gaetani, Jan. Performer.
Kalish, Gilbert. Performer.
Schwarz, Gerard, 1947- Conductor.
Krosnick, Joel. Performer.
Sollberger, Harvey. Performer.
Kuskin, Charles. Performer.
Sherry, Fred. Performer.
Levine, James, 1943-2021
Weisberg, Arthur. Conductor.
Hill, Martyn. Performer.
Knussen, Oliver. Conductor.
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963.
Lowell, Robert, 1917-1977.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Sonatas, piano.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Poems of Robert Frost. Dust of snow.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Poems of Robert Frost. Rose family.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Minotaur.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Elegy, viola, piano; arranged.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Sonatas, cello, piano.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 1.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Sonatas, harpsichord, flute, oboe, cello.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Variations, orchestra.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Quartets, violins (2), viola, cello, no. 2.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Double concerto.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Night fantasies.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. Triple duo.
Carter, Elliott, 1908-2012. In sleep, in thunder.
New York Chamber Symphony. Performer.
Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra. Performer.
Composers String Quartet. Performer.
Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Performer.
Contemporary Chamber Ensemble. Performer.
Fires of London (Musical group) Performer.
London Sinfonietta. Performer.
Nonesuch Records (Firm)
Added Title Selections
Standard No. 075597992212
00075597992212 gtin-14
Music No. 510893-2 Nonesuch Records
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