This compact introduction to the life and works of composer Elliott Carter provides a fresh perspective on one of the most significant American composers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. A leading voice of the American classical music tradition and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, Carter was initially encouraged to become a composer by Charles Ives, and he went on to learn from Walter Piston at Harvard University and Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Drawing on Carter's voluminous writings and ...

Elliott Carter 2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252078002

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Elliott Carter 2011, University of Illinois Press, Urbana-Champaign, IL

ISBN-13: 9780252036095

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