CARTER, ELLIOTT - QUINTET AND VOICES (DVD)


"'Fragment II' (1999) for string quartet. The Arditti Quartet. 'Quintet for Piano & Strings' (1997) Ursula Oppens, The Arditti Quartet. 'Syringa' (1978) for soprano, baritone & ensemble - Lucy Shelton, soprano; Andre Solomon-Glover, baritone Ensemble Sospeso. 'Tempo e Tempi' (1998) for soprano, oboe, clarinet, violin & cello. 'Quintet for Piano & Winds' (1991). 'Retrouvailles' (2000) for piano solo. An American master in 24-bit, 96khz sound, available on both CD and DVD. Released to celebrate the 95th birthday of Elliott Carter this year - an amazing figure who remains one of America's most active and vital composers. This collection combines two of his QUINTETS with two major works for voice(s) and ensemble, and two recent, extraordinary miniatures. The recordings were made by artists who have had a long association with Carter's music. Elliott Carter supervised all of the recordings. Liner notes by Carter specialist Paul Griffiths. First release of acclaimed Dutch director Frank Scheffer's film of the Quintet for Piano & Strings, as performed by Ursula Oppens and The Arditti Quartet. 40-minute video interview with Elliott Carter, Irvine Arditti and Ursula Oppens in conversation with Ensemble Sospeso's Joshua Cody, directed by Tim Chu. Contains all of the music in uncompressed 24-bit PCM sound (playable on all DVD players)." (label info)
in stock | US| 2003| MODE | 9.90


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