Elliott Carter (1908-2012)

In the Distances of Sleep (2006)

for mezzo-soprano and orchestra

  • General information
    • Composition date : 2006
    • Duration : 15 mn
    • Editor : Boosey & Hawkes
    • Livret (détail, auteur) :

      Wallace Stevens

Detailed formation
  • soliste : solo mezzo-soprano
  • 2 flutes (also 1 piccolo), alto flute (also bass flute), oboe, 2 clarinets (also 1 Eb clarinet, 1 bass clarinet), bass clarinet (also contrabass clarinet), bassoon, 2 percussionists, piano, 2 violins, 2 second violins, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 2 double basses [nombre de cordes minimu]

Creation information

  • Date : 15 October 2006
    Location :

    États-Unis, New York, Zankel Hall


    Performers :

    Michele DeYoung, MET Chamber Ensemble, direction : James Levine.