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Carter, ElliottMicomicón (2002) 3'
for orchestra

Scoring
2.picc.2.corA.1.bcl.dbcl.2.dbn-4.3.3.1-harp-pft-timp.perc(2):susp.cym/3 tom-t/BD/mar;crash cyms/xyl-strings.
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This work is available from Boosey & Hawkes for the world.

World Premiere
1/15/2004
Symphony Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Boston Symphony Orchestra / James Levine


Programme Note  
The first movement of a triptych of miniatures for the Boston Symphony and its newly appointed music director James Levine, “Micomicón,” in Don Quixote, is a fantasy realm invented by Sancho Panza; its musical realization is as a long melody, most stirringly conveyed by the strings, which survives assaults and laughter.



- Programme note by Paul Griffiths


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This programme note can be reproduced free of charge in concert programmes with a credit to the author.




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