Music Matters: Hans Werner Henze & Elliott Carter Tribute

Tom Service presents a tribute to two composers who shaped 20th and 21st-century music

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BBC Radio 3
Saturday, November 10, 2012 - 12:15

 

Elliott CarterElliott Carter and Hans Werner Henze were two composers that influenced the course of musical style throughout the 20th century and continued to write into the 21st. Carter died last week at the incredible age of 103, and Hans Werner Henze died just over a week before that. Tom Service is joined by musicologist Paul Griffiths, and composers Mark-Anthony Turnage and Detlev Glanert among others, to discuss the life, works and towering legacies of the two  composers. 

Photo: Meredith Heuer