Elliott Carter: A Bio-Bibliography

Hardcover | November 1, 1993

byWilliam T. Doering

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Internationally recognized American composer Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. has composed over three dozen substantial pieces, ranging from stage and choral works to ballets, symphonies, and chamber music. Even at age 85, he continues to pioneer trails into new territory in modern American music. Carter has been the recipient of two Guggenheim Fellowships, two Pulitzer Prizes for Music, and numerous other awards and honors. This book contains a listing of all compositions by Carter with detailed information on premiere performances, a complete discography, and annotated citations of Carter's writings and writings about Carter and his music.

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Internationally recognized American composer Elliott Cook Carter, Jr. has composed over three dozen substantial pieces, ranging from stage and choral works to ballets, symphonies, and chamber music. Even at age 85, he continues to pioneer trails into new territory in modern American music. Carter has been the recipient of two Guggenhei...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:208 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:November 1, 1993Publisher:GREENWOOD PRESS INC.

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ISBN - 10:0313268649

ISBN - 13:9780313268649

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?These volumes should arouse interest in the publication of comprehensive biographies for these and other American composers. They belong in every music library and on the shelves of anyone interested in American music.?-Notes