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Barber: Adagio for Strings, etc / Schippers, et al

Album Summary

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
>Barber, Samuel : Summer Music, for wind quintet, Op. 31
>Barber, Samuel : Excursions (4) for Piano, Op. 20
>Barber, Samuel : Dover Beach, Op. 3
>Barber, Samuel : Quartet for Strings in B major, Op. 11
>Barber, Samuel : Vanessa, Op. 32
>Barber, Samuel : Toccata Festiva for organ & orchestra, Op. 36
Performers Conductors Ensembles Composer

Notes & Reviews:

This unique collection of Samuel Barber's music features his 'Adagio for Strings' in both the orchestral and string quartet versions.



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Works Details

>Barber, Samuel : Adagio for Strings
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Ensemble: New York Philharmonic
  • Running Time: 9 min. 8 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Barber, Samuel : Summer Music, for wind quintet, Op. 31
  • Ensemble: Philadelphia Woodwind Quintet
  • Running Time: 11 min. 44 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1955

>Barber, Samuel : Excursions (4) for Piano, Op. 20
  • Performer: Andre Previn (Piano)
  • Running Time: 11 min. 36 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1942-1944

>Barber, Samuel : Dover Beach, Op. 3 :: no 4
  • Performer: Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
  • Notes: Composition written: 1931.
  • Running Time: 8 min. 28 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1931

>Barber, Samuel : Quartet for Strings in B major, Op. 11
  • Notes: Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, NY (02/15/1965-02/19/1965)
  • Running Time: 15 min. 2 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1936

>Barber, Samuel : Vanessa, Op. 32
  • Conductor: Thomas Schippers
  • Ensemble: Columbia Symphony Orchestra
  • Notes: Composition written: 1956-57.
  • Running Time: 4 min. 9 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Form: Opera/Operetta
  • Written: 1956-1957

>Barber, Samuel : Toccata Festiva for organ & orchestra, Op. 36
  • Conductor: Eugene Ormandy
  • Ensemble: Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Running Time: 13 min. 48 sec.
  • Period Time: Modern
  • Written: 1960