The Music of Elliott Carter, Vol. 8

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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 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.

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Horn Concerto (2006)

Martin Owen, horn, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen, conductor


Sound Fields (2007) for string orchestra

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen, conductor


Wind Rose (2008) for wind ensemble

BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen, conductor


On Conversing with Paradise (2008)

for baritone and chamber ensemble

Leigh Melrose, baritone, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Oliver Knussen, conductor


Mad Regales (2007) for six solo voices

BBC Singers


Tintinnabulation (2008) for percussion ensemble

New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble, Frank Epstein, conductor


Due Duetti (2009) for violin & cello

Rolf Schulte, violin, Fred Sherry, cello


Retracing II (2009) for horn

William Purvis, horn


Retracing (2002) for bassoon

Peter Kolkay, bassoon


Retracing III (2009) for trumpet

Jon Nelson, trumpet


Figment III (2007) for contrabass

Donald Palma, contrabass


Figment IV (2007) for viola

Hsin-Yun Huang viola


Figment V (2009) for marimba

Simon Boyar, marimba


Clarinet Quintet (2007) for clarinet and string quartet

Charles Neidich, clarinet, Juilliard String Quartet


Poems of Louis Zukofsky (2008), for soprano and clarinet

Lucy Shelton, soprano; Charles Neidich, clarinet


La Musique (2007) for solo voice

Lucy Shelton, soprano


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