Elliott Carter

Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

Nationality: American
Born: December 11, 1908, New York Died: November 5, 2012, New York (age 103)

Elegy (for viola and piano)

(for viola and piano)
Duration: 5 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1943 (age 34-35)
Revised: 1961 (age 52-53)
3 recordings, 3 videos
4:16
Kim Kashkashian, Robert Levin
4:35
Richard O'Neill, Anna Polansky
3:49
Paull and Zanrosso

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Nationality: Chinese
Born: January 7, 1952, Xi'an (age 67)
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Teacher
Nationality: American
Born: January 20, 1894, Rockland, ME Died: November 12, 1976, Belmont, MA (age 82)
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Teacher
Nationality: English
Born: September 21, 1874, Cheltenham Died: May 25, 1934, London (age 59)
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Teacher
Nationality: American
Born: September 9, 1872, Cambridge, MA Died: July 9, 1960, Francestown, NH (age 87)
Ellen Taaffe Zwilich (born 1939)
Student
Nationality: American
Born: April 30, 1939, Miami, FL (age 80)