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By Elliott Carter

Elliott Carter (b.1908) is now usually said as America's most outstanding residing composer. This definitive quantity of his essays and lectures -- many formerly unpublished or uncollected -- indicates his pondering and writing on tune and linked matters constructing in parallel together with his occupation as a composer; his attractiveness turned confirmed within the Nineteen Fifties, and the fabric during this ebook bargains a major and an expert observation at the process American and ecu track within the succeeding many years. Carter's articles on his personal tune became vintage texts for college students of his oeuvre; he additionally writes at the kingdom of latest song in Europe and the us and the kinfolk among tune and the opposite arts. different items variety from a attention of features of track to the paintings of person composers. As a complete, the gathering is the expression of Carter's musical philosophy, and a necessary list for historians of contemporary track.

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