Bloomington & London: Indiana University Press, .
Large octavo. Original publisher's full blue cloth with titling silver to spine. 1f. (recto half-title, verso three-quarter length frontispiece portrait of Carter at Lincoln Center), 1f. (recto title, verso copyright), [v]-vii ("Contents"), [ix]-x ("Acknowledgements"), [xi]-xiii ("Introductory Note") [xiv] (blank), [v]-xvii ("Elliott Carter Biographical Sketch and Major Compositions"), [xviii] (blank), 1f. (recto secondary title, verso blank), -390 pp. In dustjacket. With occasional musical examples within text.
Inscribed "To Gandalf with best wishes Elliott Carter," and dated "NYC 2/3/06" by Carter on free front endpaper.
"One of the most respected composers of the second half of the 20th century, [Carter] blended the achievements of European modernism and American 'ultra-modernism' into a unique style of surging rhythmic vitality, intense dramatic contrast, and innovative facture." David Schiff, revised by Mark D. Porcaro in Grove Music Online.
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