[American Avant-garde] Carter, Elliot. (1908–2012)
Signed 1939 Contract for "Heart Not So Heavy as Mine."
Contract from Arrow Music Press for Carter's song "Heart Not So Heavy as Mine" signed "Elliott C. Carter, jr." and by the editor (and composer, conductor), Lehman Engel (1910 -82). 1 page, recto and verso. Hole punches at head, not affecting, and otherwise in very fine condition.
"... hints of Carter's later style can be found in the opposing voices of Heart not so heavy as mine (1938)..." Grove online