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Elliott Carter

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Rome Prize (1954, 1963, and 2016)

Pulitzer Prize (1973) String Quartet No. 3

Pulitzer Prize (1960) String Quartet No. 2

American Academy of Arts and Letters Music Prize (1950)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1945)


Compositions for Winds:

Nine by Five (2009) for Wind Quintet

Wind Rose (2008) for Wind Ensemble

Quintet for Piano and Winds (1991)

Birthday Fanfare (1978) for 3 Trumpets, Vibraphone, and Glockenspiel

Brass Quintet (1974)

Eight Etudes and a Fantasy for Wind Quintet (1949)

Woodwind Quintet (1948)

Canon Suite for Four Alto Saxophones or Four Clarinets (1939/1945/1981)