Carter, Elliott, 1908-

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1908-12-11
Death 2012-11-05
Americans
English, Greek, Modern (1453-), Greek, Ancient (to 1453), Latin

Biographical notes:

Composer and writer on music.

From the description of Interview conducted by Oliver Daniel, Dec. 8, 1977 [sound recording]. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 155861514

Commissioned by the Ballet Caravan, 1939. Composed 1939. A suite called "Suite from Pocahontas, ' consisting of 4 excerpts drawn from this ballet and provided with new endings and introductions, received the Juilliard Publication Award, 1940. First performance by the Ballet Caravan, in conjunction with the American Lyric Theatre and the League of Composers, New York, May 24, 1939, Fritz Kitzinger conducting.--Cf. Fleisher Collection.

From the description of Pocahontas / by Elliott Carter. c1939. (Franklin & Marshall College). WorldCat record id: 45205787

American composer.

From the description of Typewritten letter signed, dated New York, 26 January 1979, to Joan Peyser, 1979 Jan. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270992210

From the description of "From Second ['Second' crossed out] String Quartet, #2 / Elliott Carter / copied / July 16 / 1971." (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270919777

From the description of Autograph letters signed (2) : New York, 15 December 1993, and [n.p., n.d.], to Gordon Willette, 1993, Dec. 15. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270900091

From the description of Typewritten letter signed and autograph letter signed, dated : Waccabuc, N.Y., 20 May 1987, and New York, 26 March 1988, to James Fuld, 1987 May 20 and 1988 Mar. 26. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270874442

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Subjects:

  • Brass quintets (Horn, trombones (2), trumpets (2))--Scores and parts
  • Percussion music
  • Viola and piano music--Scores
  • Ballets--Scores
  • Suites (Orchestra)--Scores
  • String orchestra music, Arranged--Scores
  • Orchestral music--Excerpts
  • Variations (Orchestra)--Excerpts
  • Madrigals, English
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with string orchestra--Vocal scores with piano
  • Wind quintets (Bassoon, clarinet, flute, horn, oboe)--Excerpts--Parts
  • Suites (Saxophones (4))--Scores
  • Incidental music--Excerpts--Vocal scores with piano
  • Choruses, Secular (Men's voices, 4 parts) with piano, 4 hands
  • Music--Manuscripts--Facsimiles
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 4 parts) unaccompanied
  • Concertos (Harpsichord and piano with instrumental ensemble)--Scores
  • Fanfares
  • Viola and piano music--Scores and parts
  • Timpani music
  • Tarantellas
  • Suites (Trumpets (4))--Excerpts, Arranged--Scores
  • Songs (High voice) with chamber orchestra--Scores
  • Musical sketches
  • Ballets--Piano scores
  • Woodwind quartets--Scores
  • Incidental music--Vocal scores with piano (4 hands)
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices) with string orchestra--Scores
  • Piano quintets--Scores
  • Ballet--Scores and parts
  • Overtures--Excerpts--Scores
  • Songs (medium voice) with piano
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices, 3 parts) with piano
  • Suites (Saxophones (4))--Excerpts--Scores
  • Choruses, Secular (Women's voices) with chamber orchestra--Vocal scores with piano
  • English horn and piano music--Scores
  • Counterpoint--Studies and exercises
  • Songs (high voice) with instrumental ensemble--Scores
  • Violoncello and piano music, Arranged--Scores and parts
  • Symphonies--Scores
  • Symphonies (Piano)--Excerpts, Arranged
  • Viola and piano music--Parts
  • Clarinet music
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Trumpets (4)), Arranged--Scores
  • Quartets--Strings--Excerpts
  • Choruses, Secular (Mixed voices, 5 parts), Unaccompanied
  • Vocal duets with instrumental ensemble--Scores
  • Ballets--2 piano scores
  • String quartets, Arranged--Score
  • Greek poetry--Musical settings
  • Ballets--Excerpts--Scores
  • Canons, fugues, etc. (Saxophones (4))--Scores

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