Elliott Carter (1908-2012)
Fons Juventatis (2004)
- General information
- Duration: 3 mn
- Publisher: Boosey & Hawkes
- Cycle: Three Illusions
- Composition date: 2004
- Instrumental ensemble music [Triple wind orchestra (or larger)]
- piccolo, 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons (also 1 contrabassoon), 4 horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, percussionist, harp, piano, strings
6 October 2005
le Boston Symphony, direction : James Levine.
voir aussi Three Illusions for Orchestra
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.