Elliott Carter: The Music Of Elliott Carter Vol.8: 16 Compositions 2002-2009

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Series: Music of Elliott Carter: Volumes 1-8

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Publisher: Select Music

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In celebration of Elliott Carter's 101st birthday, Bridge Records is pleased to release The Music of Elliott Carter, Vol. 8 (16 Compositions, 2002-2009), a two disc set focusing on Carter's most recent work.

The sixteen works to be released include solo, chamber, vocal and orchestral music, and are premiere recordings. Bridge's Elliott Carter Edition is the largest ongoing recording project devoted to the music of Elliott Carter.

“Even in his 102nd year, Elliott Carter's creativity shows few signs of faltering...Every piece...seems charged with energy and with a sheer delight in its own fluent invention.” --The Guardian, 18th March 2010 ****

“What better 101st birthday present than this double album gathering recent Carter works of all shapes and sizes, performed by his devotees?” --Sunday Times, 28th March 2010 ****


Contents and Reviews

01. Horn Concerto
02. Mad Regales I. 8 Haiku
03. Mad Regales II. Meditation of a Parrot
04. Mad Regales III. At the North Farm
05. Tintinnabulation
06. Wind Rose
07. Sound Field
08. On Conversing with Paradise
09. Retracing
10. Clarinet Quintet
11. Figment V
12. La Musique
13. Retracing III
14. Due Duetti - I. Duettone
15. Due Duetti - I. Duettino
16. Figment III
17. Figment IV
18. Poems of Lois Zukofsky I. Tall and Singularly Dark
19. Poems of Lois Zukofsky II. Alba
20. Poems of Lois Zukofsky III. Finally a Valentine
21. Poems of Lois Zukofsky IV. O Sleep
22. Poems of Lois Zukofsky V. The Rains
23. Poems of Lois Zukofsky VI. Rune
24. Poems of Lois Zukofsky VII. Strange
25. Poems of Lois Zukofsky VIII. Daisy
26. Poems of Lois Zukofsky IX. You Who Were Made for This Music
27. Retracing II