GRA (1993)

for clarinet
By Elliot Carter

GRA, dedicated to Witold Lutoslawski (1913-94), is both an embodiment of its title (‘gra’ means play in Polish), and a portrait of the great Polish composer, on the occasion of his 80th birthday.

Other works by Elliot Carter:
“Music is the best means we have of digesting time. ”
--W. H. Auden