Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

Fons Juventatis (2004)

pour orchestre

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2004
    • Duration : 03 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Cycle : Three Illusions
Detailed formation
  • flûte piccolo, 2 flûtes (aussi 1 flûte piccolo), 2 hautbois, cor anglais, 2 clarinettes, clarinette basse, 3 bassons (aussi 1 contrebasson), 4 cors, 3 trompettes, 3 trombones, percussionniste, harpe, piano, cordes

Creation information

  • Date : 6 October 2005
    Location :

    États-Unis, Boston


    Performers :

    le Boston Symphony, direction : James Levine.

Observations

voir aussi Three Illusions for Orchestra

Program note

According to a Roman myth at recurs in medieval French literature, Jupiter fell for the nymph Juventas (Youth) and turned her into a fountain, whose waters rejuvenate all who bathe in it.

Elliott Carter.