Classics - Barber: Knoxville, etc / Levi, McNair, Atlanta SO

Album Summary

>Barber, Samuel : The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5
>Barber, Samuel : Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24
>Barber, Samuel : Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12
>Barber, Samuel : Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17
>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Barber, Samuel : Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a
Performer Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

"The Levi/Atlanta disc provides the best sound quality and a lovely rendition of Knoxville: Summer of 1915." - Fanfare



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Works Details

>Barber, Samuel : The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5
  • Conductor: Yoel Levi
  • Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 45 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Orchestral
  • Written: 1931-1933

>Barber, Samuel : Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 :: Summer of 1915, for high voice & orchestra (rev. for voice & chamber orchestra), Op. 24
  • Performer: Sylvia McNair
  • Conductor: Yoel Levi
  • Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 17 min. 13 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1947-1950

>Barber, Samuel : Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12
  • Conductor: Yoel Levi
  • Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 11 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1937

>Barber, Samuel : Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17
  • Conductor: Yoel Levi
  • Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 10 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Conductor: Yoel Levi
  • Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Running Time: 8 min. 17 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Barber, Samuel : Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a
  • Conductor: Yoel Levi
  • Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1953.
  • Running Time: 12 min. 52 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Ballet
  • Written: 1953