Yet Carter never ceased to be an active part of the musical present. Premieres of his works have been regular features of musical events and programmes over the world for years, lately becoming an almost annual occurrence at music festivals such as Aldeburgh in Britain and Tanglewood in Massachusetts (the 2008 Tanglewood festival was a celebration of Carter's centenary).
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Mr Kossoff will soon be 84. Nobody gets to be an octogenarian without sometimes feeling heavy-limbed and in need of a prop (usually in the form of a chair).