Elliott Carter: A Nonesuch Retrospective

Nonesuch 510893-2 (2009) Buy:
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Double Concerto: Orchestra I (harpsichord): Paul Dunkel, flute/piccolo; Douglas Hill, horn; Allan Dean, trumpet; John Swallow, trombone; Raymond DesRoches, Claire Heldrich, percussion; Jacob Glick, viola; Jeffrey Levine, contrabass. Orchestra II (piano): George Haas, oboe; Allen Blustine, clarinet/piccolo clarinet; Donald MacCourt, bassoon; Joseph Anderer, horn; Howard Van Hyning, Richard Fitz, percussion; Linda Quan, violin; Fred Sherry, cello

PRODUCTION CREDITS
Disc One
Tracks 1-2 Produced and engineered by Max Wilcox; Recorded August 1982 at RCA Studio A, New York City
Tracks 3-4 Produced by Teresa Sterne; Engineering and Musical Production: Max Wilcox; Recorded December 1987 at the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters, New York City; Digital Engineering: MacDonald Moore
Tracks 5-21 Produced and engineered by Max Wilcox; Recorded December 6, 1988 at the Manhattan Center, New York City
Track 22 Production and Musical Supervision by Marc J. Aubort and Joanna Nickrenz; Recorded April 2, 1980 at Ambassador Auditorium, Pasadena, California; Engineered by Elite Recordings, Inc. and Roger Mayer, Elektra Sound Recorders

Disc Two
Tracks 1-4 Coordinator: Teresa Sterne; Recorded August 1968 at Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York City; Engineered by Marc J. Aubort
Track 5-7 Coordinator: Teresa Sterne; Recorded April 21-23, 1970 under the musical supervision of the composer; Engineered by Marc J. Aubort and Joanna Nickrenz; Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Track 8-10 Coordinator: Teresa Sterne; Recorded August 1968 at Rutgers Presbyterian Church, New York City, under the musical supervision of the composer; Engineered by Marc J. Aubort

Disc Three
Track 1 Executive Producer: Dr. Steven Paul; Recording Producer: Christopher Adler; Recorded July 1990 at Orchestra Hall, Chicago; Balance Engineer: Gregor Zielinsky; Recording Engineers: Klaus Behrens, Hans-Rudolf Muller; Post-Production and editing: Arend Prohmann
Track 2-10 Coordinator: Teresa Sterne; Recorded April 21-23, 1970 under the musical supervision of the composer; Engineered by Marc J. Aubort and Joanna Nickrenz; Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig
Tracks 11-17 Coordinator: Teresa Sterne; Commissioned by the Fromm Music Foundation; Recorded September 1973 by Phonag Studios, Lindau/Zurich, Switzerland, in cooperation with Elite Recordings, Inc., New York; Recording Directors: Helmuth Kolbe and Joanna Nickrenz; Engineered by Helmuth Kolbe and Robert Lattman

Disc Four
Track 1 Produced and engineered by Max Wilcox; Recorded August 1982 at RCA Studio A, New York City
Tracks 2-7 Produced by Oliver Knussen; Recorded November 5, 1984 at St. Luke’s Church, Hampstead, London; Engineered by Sally Groves and John Whiting; Digital editing: Bob Auger
Tracks 8-13 Produced by Oliver Knussen; Recorded February 29, 1984 at Rosslyn Hill Chapel, Hampstead, London; Engineered by Sally Groves and John Whiting; Digital editing: Bob Auger

Mastered by Robert C. Ludwig at Gateway Mastering, Portland, Maine

Texts for In Sleep, In Thunder from Collected Poems by Robert Lowell. Copyright © 2003 by Harriet Lowell and Sheridan Lowell. [Note the first poem is printed with the incorrect title “Dolphins.” The correct title is “Dolphin.” Lowell did write a poem called “Dolphins” but that is not the poem that Carter set.]

Design by Nathan Garland
Box cover photograph by Bill & Gwen Sloan