Elliott Carter

Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

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

Epigrams for Piano Trio

(for violin, cello and piano)
1:10 I.
1:41 II.
0:57 III.
1:18 IV.
1:13 V.
0:49 VI.
1:01 VII.
0:45 VIII.
0:59 IX.
1:28 X.
1:18 XI.
1:31 XII.
Duration: 12 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 2012 (age 103)
Premiere: June 22, 2013. Aldeburgh festival by Pierre-Laurent Aimard, piano, and members of the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
Dedication: Pierre-Laurent Aimard
Note: Epigrams consists of twelve short movements for piano trio. Like the ancient Greek literary form on which they are modeled, the movements are characterized by surprising and witty changes of direction and mood. Epigrams was Elliott Carter’s final composition, completed in the spring and summer of 2012.
- John Link
1 recordings, 12 videos
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1:10
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
I.
1:41
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
II.
0:57
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
III.
1:18
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
IV.
1:13
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
V.
0:49
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
VI.
1:01
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
VII.
0:45
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
VIII.
0:59
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
IX.
1:28
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
X.
1:18
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
XI.
1:31
Isabelle Faust, Jean-Guihen Queyras, Pierre-Laurent Aimard
XII.

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