Carter, Knussen

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COMPOSERS: Carter,Knussen
LABELS: Virgin Classics
WORKS: Carter: Orchestral works; Knussen: Chamber music, piano music, songs
PERFORMER: Böhn, London Sinfonietta/Knussen; Saffer, Shelton, Serkin, Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center/Knussen
CATALOGUE NO: Virgin Classics 0 96354 2 (1991/92)

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Large-scale Carter – the epic Concerto for Orchestra, the lighter-textured Violin Concerto, the celebratory Three Occasions – oddly yoked to some of Knussen’s finely-honed miniatures: but both sets of performances are outstanding. Anthony Burton