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Elliott (Cook) Carter (Jr.)
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Elliott Carter (1908-2012)


String Quartet No. 1

(for 2 violins, viola and cello)
I. Fantasia. Maestoso - Allegro scorrevole
II. Allegro scorrevole - Adagio
III. Variations
Composed in 1951, when Carter (Jr.) was around 43 years old
38 minutes (approximately)
4 recordings, 17 videos
9:06
Pacifica Quartet
I. Fantasia. Maestoso - Allegro scorrevole (part 1 of 2)
3:29
Pacifica Quartet
I. Fantasia. Maestoso - Allegro scorrevole (part 2 of 2)
1:20
Pacifica Quartet
II. Allegro scorrevole - Adagio (part 1 of 2)
11:59
Pacifica Quartet
II. Allegro scorrevole - Adagio (part 2 of 2)
13:34
Pacifica Quartet
III. Variations
12:02
Composer's Quartet
I. Fantasia. Maestoso - Allegro scorrevole
12:36
Composer's Quartet
II. Allegro scorrevole - Adagio
13:25
Composer's Quartet
III. Variations
9:33
Juilliard String Quartet
I. Fantasia. Maestoso - Allegro scorrevole (part 1 of 2)
3:44
Juilliard String Quartet
I. Fantasia. Maestoso - Allegro scorrevole (part 2 of 2)
1:19
Juilliard String Quartet
II. Allegro scorrevole - Adagio (part 1 of 2)
12:15
Juilliard String Quartet
II. Allegro scorrevole - Adagio (part 2 of 2)
15:08
Juilliard String Quartet
III. Variations
9:54
Unknown ensemble
Part 1 of 4
9:54
Unknown ensemble
Part 2 of 4
9:54
Unknown ensemble
Part 3 of 4
8:35
Unknown ensemble
Part 4 of 4