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On December 11, 2008, Elliott Carter will celebrate his one-hundredth birthday. To the present day he has tirelessly written outstanding new music full of invention and ingenuity, sophistication and joie de vivre. These recordings of his recent and very latest works, three of which appear for the first time on disk, bear witness to the great admiration, eternal gratitude, and huge delight we feel when we play his music, conveying it with boundless enthusiasm to every corner of the earth.
Mosaic for chamber ensemble (2004)*
Ursula Holliger, harp; Felix Renggli, flute/alto flute/piccolo; Heinz Holliger, oboe/English horn; François Benda, clarinet/bass clarinet; Carolin Widmann, violin; Jürg Dähler, viola; Daniel Haefliger, violoncello; Edicson Ruiz, double-bass
Figment IV for viola solo (2007)*
Jürg Dähler, viola
Enchanted Preludes for flute and violoncello (1988)
Felix Renggli, flute; Daniel Haefliger, violoncello
Tempo e Tempi for soprano and ensemble (1998/1999)
Silvia Nopper, soprano; Heinz Holliger, oboe/English horn; Elmar Schmid, clarinet; Jürg Dähler, violin; Daniel Haefliger, violoncello
HBHH for oboe solo (2007)*
Heinz Holliger, oboe
Two Fragments for String Quartet: Fragment I (1994) & Fragment II (1999)
Daria Zappa, 1st violin; Esther Hoppe, 2nd violin; Jürg Dähler, viola; Daniel Haefliger, violoncello
Oboe Quartet for oboe and string trio (2001)
Emanuel Abbühl, oboe; Jürg Dähler, violin; Christoph Schiller, viola; Daniel Haefliger, violoncello