Elliott (Cook) Carter (Jr.)

Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

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

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
Duration: 5 minutes (approximately) - hide movement times
Composed: between 1943-1946 (age 35-38)
Note: A 1946 arrangement of the Elegy for cello and piano (1943/44). There are also arrangements for string orchestra and for viola/piano.
2 recordings, 2 videos
4:32
Johannes Martens Ensemble
3:41
Arditti Quartet