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Elliott Carter: A Guide to Research

"Link's exhaustive compilation will be a significant addition to the library of any serious student of 20th century music....helpful...[and] remarkably complete."

"Link's book should be in every music library...."
        —Music Library Association Notes

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This volume is a comprehensive guide to research on the American composer Elliott Carter. It contains a fully annotated bibliography, a detailed discography, and a complete list of works, as well as appendices. The bibliography includes video recordings and interviews in addition to books and articles. A separate section on Carter's own writings is arranged alphabetically by title. All sources are fully annotated with a description of the their contents and relevance to Carter research. The discography includes a wealth of information about date of recording, personnel, and credits for production, engineering, and liner notes. The works list includes separate sections on works presumed lost or destroyed, juvenilia and unpublished works in manuscript, and published works. It is fully cross-referenced with the bibliography and discography. A chronological list of works is also included. There is also a section on primary sources and a brief Carter chronology. The most comprehensive volume of its kind, Elliott Carter: A Guide to Research is an essential reference for students and scholars of twentieth century music.

Published by Routledge.

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