Elliott Carter Speaks Review in MTO
Published in August 2022 by the University of Illinois Press, Elliott Carter Speaks: Unpublished Lectures presents previously unpublished material from lectures given by Elliott Carter in the summer of 1967, edited and with an introduction by Laura Emmery. The new book, along with a monograph published in 2020 on Carter’s String Quartets, represents a culmination of nearly a decade of Emmery’s archival research at the Paul Sacher Stiftung.
Composer and Carter scholar John Link provides an in-depth review of Elliott Carter Speaks for the latest edition of Music Theory Online, a journal of the Society of Music Theory. Read the full review here.