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String Quartet No. 2 (1959)

Study Score

By Elliott Carter

Cello, Viola, Violin, String Quartet (Score)
Study Score. Composed by Elliott Carter (1908-). Study Score. American, Contemporary, Classical. Softcover. 68 pages. G. Schirmer #AMP9609/62. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50480491).

Item Number: HL.50480491

ISBN 0793567726. 9x12 inches.

First performed by the Julliard String Quartet in 1960. Awarded the 1960 Pulitzer Prize, the 1960 New York Music Critics Circle Award, and the 1961 International Rostrum of Composers Award (UNESCO). Duration ca. 20 minutes.

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  • 2007-08-29 00:00:00.0 Beautiful Piece

    If you are interested in modern music, you should certainly take a look at this beautiful and complex work. Carter's scoring is remarkable in its depth and precision. This is a good edition, and the price is great.

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