Carter: Music Vol. 8, 16 Compositions

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Catalog: BRIDGE9314A/B
Format: CD

Martin Owen: horn, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Oliver Knussen, Leigh Melrose: baritone, Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, BBC Singers, New England Conservatory Percussion Ensemble, Frank Epstein, Rolf Schulte: violin, Fred Sherry: cello, William Purvis: horn, Peter Kolkay: bassoon, Jon Nelson: trumpet, Donald Palma: contrabass, Hsin-Yun Huang: viola, Simon Boyar: marimba, Charles Neidich: clarinet, Juilliard String Quartet, Lucy Shelton: soprano, Charles Neidich: clarinet

Elliott Carter: Horn Concerto (2006) / Sound Fields (2007) for string orchestra / Wind Rose (2008) for wind ensemble / On Conversing with Paradise (2008) for baritone and chamber ensemble / Mad Regales (2007) for six solo voices / Tintinnabulation (2008) for percussion ensemble / Due Duetti (2009) for violin & cello / Retracing II (2009) for horn / Retracing (2002) for bassoon / Retracing III (2009) for trumpet / Figment III (2007) for contrabass / Figment IV (2007) for viola / Figment V (2009) for marimba / Clarinet Quintet (2007) for clarinet and string quartet / Poems of Louis Zukofsky (2008), for soprano and clarinet / La Musique (2007) for solo voice

2010 Gramophone Awards Shortlist: Contemporary
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 to be released 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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