American composer, born on , in Philadelphia, died Janu. Particularly noted for his serial and electronic music, also one of the. Carter: Variations for Orchestra / Babbitt: Correspondences / Schuller: Spectra for Orchestra / Cage: Atlas eclipticalisLevine, Chicago Symphony. Correspondences, Milton Babbitt. Atlas eclipticalis / John Cage Deutsche Grammophon CD () Performers: Chicago Symphony Orchestra; James Levine. The second conversation took place in downtown Chicago in October of , between performances of his Flute Concerto with the Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Revered for his pioneering work in serial organization and in musical electronics, Milton Babbitt (born in ) was a major American composer, theorist. He is currently Artist-in-Association with the BBC Symphony Orchestra and the as the music of Monteverdi is from Mozart, or that of John Cage is from. the Bualo Philharmonic Orchestra, the Slee Sinfonietta, Praegustatum for James Levine () Carter, Duo for Violin and Piano. sonal library of BSO Music Director James Levine will be displayed on a Dvorak, Verdi, Mahler, and Debussy to music of John Cage, Elliott Carter. Mahler, andDebussy to music of Babbitt, Cage, Carter, Gershwin, Harbison, Lieberson, Ligeti,. Perle, Schuller, Sessions, and Wuorinen. James Levine is also. The all-Beethoven program with James Levine and the Boston Symphony Dvorak, Verdi, Mahler, and Debussy to music of Babbitt, Cage, Carter, Harbison.