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Quintets and Voices
First Recordings: Quintet for Piano & Strings (1997), Fragment for String Quartet (1999) With: Quintet for Piano & Winds (1991) - Steve Taylor, oboe. Charles Neiditch, clarinet., William Purvis, horn., Frank Morelli, bassoon., Syringa (1978) for Soprano, bass and ensemble; Tempo e Tempi (1998) for soprano, violin, oboe, clarinet and cello; Retrouvailles (2000) for piano solo - The Arditti Quartet, Ursula Oppens. Piano, Lucy Shelton, soprano, Andre Solomon-Glover, bass, Ensemble Sospeso, Stefan Asbury and Jeffrey Milarsky, conductors. "An American master in 24-bit. 96khz sound, available on DVD. Released to celebrate the 95th birthday of Elliott Carter this year -- an amazing figure who remains one of America's most active and vital composers. This collection combines two of his quintets with two major works for voice(s) and ensemble, and two recent, extraordinary miniatures." NTSC, 80 min.
Happy Birthday Elliott Carter! - New Chamber Works
2008 release. Featured works: world premiere recordings of ?Mosaic? (2004), ?HBBH? (2007), and ?Figment IV? (2007), as well as ?Enchanted Preludes? (1988), ?Tempo e Tempi? (1998/99), ?Two Fragments for String Quartet? (1994/99), and ?Oboe Quartet? (2001). Stereo/5.1 multichannel hybrid CD/SACD release that can be played on any CD player. On December 11, 2008, Elliott Carter celebrated his one-hundredth birthday. To the present day he wrote outstanding new music full of invention and ingenuity, sophistication and joie de vivre. These recordings of his recent and very latest works, three of which appear for the first time on disk, bear witness to the great admiration, eternal gratitude, and huge delight we feel when we play his music, conveying it with boundless enthusiasm to every corner of the earth. Performed by: Ursula Holliger (harp), Felix Renggli (flute/alto flute/piccolo), Heinz Holliger (oboe/English horn), Fran?ois Benda (clarinet/bass clarinet), Carolin Widmann (violin), J?rg D?hler (viola/violin), Daniel Haefliger (violoncello), Edicson Ruiz (double bass), J?rg D?hler (viola), Silvia Nopper (soprano), Elmar Schmid (clarinet), Daria Zappa (1st violin), Esther Hoppe (2nd violin), Emanuel Abb?hl (oboe), Christoph Schiller (viola), Fran?ois Benda (clarinet/bass clarinet), Edicson Ruiz (double bass).
Index of Artists