Elliott Carter

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Carter was a unique voice among 20th century American composers, moving from neo-classicism to serialism, writing in all genres.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Night Fantasies, for piano 1980 21:59 Keyboard
A Symphony of Three Orchestras 1976 15:49 Symphony
Piano Sonata 1945 24:34 Keyboard
Etudes (8) and a Fantasy, for woodwind quartet 1949 18:23 Chamber Music
Concerto for Orchestra 1969 21:41 Concerto Orchestral
Elegy, for string orchestra 1952 04:47 Orchestral
String Quartet No. 2 1959 21:54 Chamber Music
Sonata for cello & piano 1948 21:32 Chamber Music
Woodwind Quintet 1948 08:07 Chamber Music
Double Concerto for harpsichord, piano & 2 chamber orchestras 1959 23:03 Concerto
What Next?, opera in 1 act 1997 40:07 Opera
Piano Concerto 1964 23:03 Concerto
The Minotaur, ballet in 2 scenes, for orchestra 1947 32:53 Ballet
Pieces (8) for 4 Timpani 1950 18:42 Chamber Music
Riconoscenza (Per Goffredo Petrassi), for violin solo 1984 05:18 Chamber Music
Elegy, for string quartet 1952 04:13 Chamber Music
Esprit Rude / Esprit Doux, for flute & clarinet 1985 04:52 Chamber Music
Sonata for flute, oboe, cello & harpsichord 1952 15:27 Chamber Music
Musicians Wrestle Everywhere, for chorus & strings 1945 03:08 Choral
To Music, for chorus 1937 07:54 Choral
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