Search Catalogue

FEATURED COMPOSERS

Elliott Carter Discusses Two Controversies and a Conversation

Now Playing: Medium Quality 16:9 (320x180, 400kbps)
Play High Quality 16:9 (480x270, 820Kbps)

Views: 3591



"After the premiere of Conversations at the Aldeburgh Festival in June of 2011 Oliver Knussen suggested that I expand this piece. I decided to add two more movements, which became the two controversies. The first of the two controversies has the percussion in the leading role and the second features the piano which ends the movement in a flourish."

— Elliott Carter
December 22, 2011

Video provided courtesy of the New York Philharmonic.

Featured Clips

John Adams: Absolute Jest

Source: San Francisco Symphony

Views: 8087

Carter on Carter 2: Symphony and Opera

Source: Boosey & Hawkes

Views: 12962

Steve Reich and Music for 18 Musicians

Source: London Sinfonietta

Views: 6274

Johannes Kalitzke: Die Weber

Source: ZDF/arte

Views: 3608

Adams: Death of Klinghoffer ENO preview

Source: English National Opera

Views: 7790


FAQ | Contact Us | Links | About Us | Shop Directory | Careers | Terms of use | RSS Index