Elliott Carter's one-act comic opera What Next? is the subject of a new essay by John Link in the collection In Search of the "Great American Opera," edited by Frédéric Döhl and Gregor Herzfeld, published by Waxmann.
The Amphion Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce Elliott Carter Studies Online – a new online journal devoted to the music, life, and times of the American composer Elliott Carter (1908-2012). We welcome submissions on a wide range of topics; there are no restrictions on disciplinary perspective or format. The first issue, with articles and "Carteriana" from Joe Barron, Richard Derby, Jake Johnson, Andrew Mead, Jeff Nichols, and Helen C. Thomas is now available on the journal's website www.carterstudies.org. Submissions are now being accepted for Volume 2.
Nancy Yunhwa Rao writes about Elliott Carter's First String Quartet (and the American Ultramodern composers) in the Fall 2014 issue of Music Theory Spectrum.