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  • Book/Printed Material
    The musical languages of Elliott Carter Bibliography. print | viii, 87 p. : music, port. ; 24 cm. | by Charles Rosen. (Statement Of Responsibility). Includes: A guide to Elliott Carter research materials at the Library of Congress Music Division / by Morgan Cundiff. Bibliography: p. 73-86. Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Music Division, Research Services, Library of Congress - For Sale by the Supt. Of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. - Rosen, Charles - Cundiff, Morgan
    • Date: 1984

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  • Notated Music
    Quartets, strings no. 1 (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 ms. score (ca. 500 p.) ; 35 cm. | Carter. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Title from stamp at bottom of 1st p. Gift of composer, 1963. In pencil (principally). Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1951

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  • Notated Music
    Sonatas, violoncello, piano (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 v. of ms. music (unpaged) ; 35 cm. | Holograph, in pencil. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1948

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  • Notated Music
    Pocahontas (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 17 p. of ms. music ; 35 cm. | Carter, Elliott. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Sketches for ballet. Title from folder. Gift of the composer, Dec. 1, 1967. In pencil (principally ) and ink. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1939

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  • Notated Music
    Pocahontas; arranged print | 1 ms. score ([52] p.) ; 34 x 38 cm. | by Elliott Carter. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Ballet (incomplete) arr. for 2 pianos. Caption title. Gift of the composer, Dec. 1, 1967. In pencil (principally) and ink. Accompanied by photocopy (reduced) of 3 pages representing passages cut from the ballet (29 x 36 cm.). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1939

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  • Notated Music
    Symphonies no. 1 (Sketches) manuscript sketch | [34] p. of ms. music ; 9 x 15 cm. | Carter. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Cover title. Gift of the composer, Dec. 31, 1969. In pencil. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1942

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  • Notated Music
    Sonatas, piano (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 v. of ms. music (unpaged) ; 38 cm. | Holograph in pencil and ink. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 194?

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  • Notated Music
    Minotaur (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 ms. score ([94] p.) ; 28-34 cm. | Sketches for a ballet in one act and two scenes. Holograph, in pencil. Title in red pencil on the last page. acquire 1 shelf copy [policy default] (Selection Decision). Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1947

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  • Notated Music
    Emblems (Sketches)
    Emblems
    manuscript sketch | 1 ms. score (ca. 200 p.) ; 35 cm. | [Elliott Carter]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For men's voices (TTBB) and piano. Words by Allen Tate. Gift of the composer, Dec 31, 1969. In pencil. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1947

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  • Notated Music
    Quintets, winds (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 ms. score ([112] leaves) ; 35 cm. | [Elliott Carter]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon. Gift of the composer, Dec. 31, 1969. In pencil. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1948

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    Quintets, winds (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 ms. score ([28] p.) ; 35 cm. | Elliott Carter. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For flute, oboe, clarinet, horn, and bassoon. Caption title. Gift of the composer, Dec. 31, 1969. In pencil. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1948

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  • Notated Music
    Etudes and a fantasy, woodwind quartet (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 ms. score (ca. 150 p.) ; 35 cm. | Carter. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. For flute, oboe, clarinet, and bassoon. Gift of the composer, 1963. In pencil and ink. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1949

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  • Notated Music
    Variations, orchestra (Sketches) manuscript sketch | 1 ms. score (ca. 1550 p.) ; 34-40 cm. | [Elliott Carter]. (Statement Of Responsibility). Holograph. Gift of the composer, Dec. 27, 1968. In pencil. Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1955

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  • Notated Music
    [Sketches for piano sonata]. Holograph, in pencil. Various sizes of mss. music stored in case. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site.
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1945

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  • Notated Music
    String quartet no. 3 1971 Holograph. Gift of composer, July 17, 1972. In 5 boxes. In pencil. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 856 modified; 985 added vi26 2019-04-12
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott

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  • Notated Music
    Six pieces for kettledrums (4) (1950) Holograph, in ink on transparent paper. "Tucson, Nov. 1950" Gift of the composer. Includes more than one version of most of the 6 original (1950) pieces and sketches (24 p. ; 35 cm.) in pencil. Includes incomplete holograph copy of Canto. Improvisation [1 complete version plus fragment of second version] -- Sae╠łta [2 versions] -- Perpetual motion [2 versions, one with pencil annotations] --...
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1950

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  • Notated Music
    Holiday overture Holograph. "Revision of these measures [31-36] from 1944 score." Gift of the composer, Dec. 27, 1968. In ink; on transparency. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 856 modified; 985 added vi26 2019-04-12
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1960-11-27

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  • Notated Music
    Holiday overture : revision Holograph. Gift of the composer. In pencil. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 856 modified; 985 added vi26 2019-04-12
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1960

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Symphony, no. 1. [from old catalog] manuscript sketch | score (1 v. (unpaged) ) 35 cm. | Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1942

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  • Book/Printed Material
    Sonata, harpsichord, wood-winds & violoncello. [from old catalog] manuscript sketch | score (1 v. (unpaged) ) 35 cm. | Manuscript Sketch (Form). Print (Form).
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1952

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  • Notated Music
    Double concerto Holograph. For harpsichord, piano, and 2 instrumental ensembles. "Rejects"--Library folder. Caption title. Gift of the composer, Dec. 31, 1969. In box. In pencil; principally on transparencies. Includes detached leaves of various size. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 856 modified; 985 added vi26 2019-04-12
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1961

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  • Notated Music
    Double concerto Holograph. For harpsichord, piano, and 2 instrumental ensembles. Title from lid of box 1. Gift of the composer, Dec. 31, 1969. In 9 boxes. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 856 modified; 985 added vi26 2019-04-12
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1961

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  • Notated Music
    Exercises Holograph. In part with French and Latin words. Title from folder; title on box: Counterpoint exercises with Nadia Boulanger, 1933-35. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 856 modified; 985 added vi26 2019-04-12
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott - Boulanger, Nadia

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  • Notated Music
    Piano concerto 1965 Holograph. Gift of the composer, Dec. 31, 1969. In 15 boxes. In pencil. Also available in digital form on the Library of Congress Web site. 856 modified; 985 added vi26 2019-04-12
    • Contributor: Carter, Elliott
    • Date: 1965

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  • Collection
    Elliott Carter Collection Elliott Carter (1908-2012) was one of the most innovative American composers of the twentieth century. An extensive collection of his holograph scores and sketches are available in the Library of Congress, and a portion of these sketches have been made available online for researchers. These sketches trace the composer's journey of discovery during the most defining part of his career: 1932-1971. The Elliott Carter...

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