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Elliott Carter

Elliott Carter( )
Author: Wierzbicki, James
Series title:American Composers Ser.
ISBN:978-0-252-07800-2
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:University of Illinois Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $22.00
Book Description:

This compact introduction to the life and works of composer Elliott Carter provides a fresh perspective on one of the most significant American composers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. A leading voice of the American classical music tradition and a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Music, Carter was initially encouraged to become a composer by Charles Ives, and he went on to learn from Walter Piston at Harvard University and Nadia Boulanger in Paris. Drawing on...
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Book Details
Pages:136
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Music
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 8.5 x 0.5 Inches



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