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Carter: Variations For Orchestra, Double Concerto, Piano Concerto / Jacobs, Rosen, Lateiner


Release Date: 05/07/2013 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 49994  
Composer:  Elliott Carter
Performer:  Paul JacobsCharles RosenJacob Lateiner
Conductor:  Frederik PrausnitzErich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia OrchestraEnglish Chamber OrchestraBoston Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Prophets of the New is a series from Sony focusing on classic recordings of the 20th century's most revolutionary works. Elliott Carter's Variations for Orchestra was described by the Boston Globe as "an astounding imaginative feat of virtuoso orchestral writing," and his Double Concerto was hailed by Stravinsky as "a masterpiece." Prophets of the New is a series from Sony focusing on classic recordings of the 20th century's most revolutionary works. Elliott Carter's Variations for Orchestra was described by the Boston Globe as "an astounding imaginative feat of virtuoso orchestral writing," and his Double Concerto was hailed by Stravinsky as "a masterpiece." Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Variations for Orchestra by Elliott Carter
Conductor:  Frederik Prausnitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New Philharmonia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1954-1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 03/1967 
Venue:  London, England 
2.
Double Concerto for Harpsichord and Piano by Elliott Carter
Performer:  Paul Jacobs (Harpsichord), Charles Rosen (Piano)
Conductor:  Frederik Prausnitz
Orchestra/Ensemble:  English Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959-1961; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/04/1968 
Venue:  London, England 
3.
Concerto for Piano by Elliott Carter
Performer:  Jacob Lateiner (Piano)
Conductor:  Erich Leinsdorf
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Boston Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964-1965; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/1967 
Venue:  Symphony Hall, Boston, MA 

Sound Samples

Variations for Orchestra
Introduction; Cadenza for Harpsichord
Allegro scherzando; Adagio; Presto; Cadenzas for Piano
Coda
First Movement: Fantastico
Second Movement: Molto giusto

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