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Barber: Piano Concerto; 3 Essays / Kawka
Barber: Piano Concerto; 3 Essays / Kawka

1 CD / Stradivarius / 2011-02-08

Works: Samuel Barber: Concerto for Piano, Op. 38; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17; Essay for Orchestra no 3, Op. 47
Performers: Nuti, Giampaolo
Conductors: Kawka, Daniel

This new CD includes Barber's Piano Concerto, which won the composer his second Pulitzer Prize, and the Three Essays for orchestra. Skilled pianist Giampaolo Nuti...continue...
Recording information: Auditorium RAI Torino (05/07/2008-05/09/2008)....continue...
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Barber: Complete Orchestral Works / Marin Alsop
Barber: Complete Orchestral Works / Marin Alsop

6 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2010-09-28

Works: Samuel Barber: The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Symphony no 1, Op. 9; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Symphony no 2, Op. 19; Concerto for Cello in A minor, Op. 22; Medea (Serp...
Performers: Buswell, James; Craigie, Lesley; Gauvin, Karina; Gracie, John; Jones, Karen [Flute]; Prutsman, Stephen; Rancourt, Stephane; Trotter, Thomas; Wall, Simon; Warner, Wendy [Cello]; Williams, Roderick [Ba...
Conductors: Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

"The first complete orchestral Barber set makes its appearance on the market in the year of the composer's centenary. It's a pretty impressive set of...continue...

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Barber Adagio (100th Anniversay)
Barber Adagio (100th Anniversay)

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2010-02-23

Works: Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings; The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Concerto for Violin, Op. 14; Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Medea's Med...
Performers: Allen, Thomas; Baxtresser, Jeanne; Drucker, Stanley; Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; LeClair, Judith; McCawley, Leon; Myers, Philip; Oliveira, Elmar; Robinson, Joseph; Vignoles, Roger [Piano]
Conductors: Rattle, Simon, Sir; Slatkin, Leonard; Thomas, Michael Tilson

This 2-CD commemorative set marks the centenary of Samuel Barber's birth and gives a fairly rounded picture of the composer. Samuel Barber's music, masterfully crafted...continue...
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Eugene Ormandy
Eugene Ormandy

10 CD / Membran / 2009-06-02

Works: Ludwig van Beethoven: Concerto for Piano no 3 in C minor, Op. 37; Concerto for Piano no 4 in G major, Op. 58; Modest Mussorgsky: Pictures at an exhibition; Antonin Dvorák: Concerto for Cello in ...
Performers: Arrau, Claudio [Piano]; Feuermann, Emanuel; Frank, Corinne; Heifetz, Jascha [Violin]; Levant, Oscar [Piano]; Piatigorsky, Gregor; Rachmaninov, Sergei [Piano/Composer]; Rubinstein, Artur [Piano]
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene
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Eternal Barber
Eternal Barber

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2008-09-30

Works: Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings; Easter Chorale; Symphony no 2, Op. 19; Concerto for Piano, Op. 38; Sketches (3) for Piano; Medea, Op. 23 "Cave of the Heart"; Mutations from Bach's "Christe, du Lam...
Performers: Buswell, James; Pollack, Daniel
Conductors: Lawrence, Douglas; Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra
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EMI American Classics - Samuel Barber / Michael Tilson-Thomas, Leonard Slatkin, Barbara Hendricks, Elmar Oliviera, et al
EMI American Classics - Samuel Barber / Michael Tilson-Thomas, Leonard Slatkin, Barbara Hendricks, Elmar Oliviera, et al

1 CD / Warner Classics / 2008-06-24

Works: Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings; Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Concerto for Violin, Op. 14; The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Medea's Med...
Performers: Hendricks, Barbara [Soprano Vocal]; Oliveira, Elmar
Conductors: Thomas, Michael Tilson; Slatkin, Leonard

Samuel Barber (1910–1981) is best known today for his 'Adagio for Strings', which was originally written as the slow movement for an early string quartet,...continue...
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The American Composers Series - Music of Samuel Barber
The American Composers Series - Music of Samuel Barber

2 CD / Vox Classical / 2007-10-09

Works: Samuel Barber: Symphony no 1, Op. 9; Concerto for Piano, Op. 38; The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Music for a Scene from Shelley, for orchestra, Op. 7; Essay for Orchestra no 1,...
Performers: List, Eugene [Piano]
Conductors: Nice, Carter; Epstein, David; Schneck, Andrew
Ensemble: ; Ljubljana Symphony Orchestra; MIT Symphony Orchestra
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Gemini - Barber: Orchestral & Chamber Works / Slatkin, et al
Gemini - Barber: Orchestral & Chamber Works / Slatkin, et al

2 CD / Warner Classics / 2005-05-24

Works: Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings; The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Concerto for Violin, Op. 14; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17; Medea's M...
Performers: Baxtresser, Jeanne; Drucker, Stanley; LeClair, Judith; Margalit, Israela; Myers, Philip; Oliveira, Elmar; Robinson, Joseph; Stepansky, Alan [Cello]
Conductors: Slatkin, Leonard

"...As set out at the beginning, this is an attractive all-Barber collection, especially if you don't already have these works in your collection... None of...continue...
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Classics - Barber: Knoxville, etc / Levi, McNair, Atlanta SO
Classics - Barber: Knoxville, etc / Levi, McNair, Atlanta SO

1 CD / Telarc / 2005-03-22

Works: Samuel Barber: The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17; Adagio for Strings; Med...
Performers: McNair, Sylvia [Soprano Vocals]
Conductors: Levi, Yoel
Ensemble: Atlanta Symphony Orchestra

"The Levi/Atlanta disc provides the best sound quality and a lovely rendition of Knoxville: Summer of 1915." - Fanfare...continue...
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Barber: 3 Essays for Orchestra, etc / Järvi, Detroit SO
Barber: 3 Essays for Orchestra, etc / Järvi, Detroit SO

1 CD / Chandos Records / 2001-05-22

Works: Samuel Barber: Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17; Essay for Orchestra no 3, Op. 47; Vanessa, Op. 32; Music for a Scene from Shelley, for orchestra, Op. 7; Medea's ...
Conductors: Järvi, Neeme

This new compilation from Chandos draws together some very fine performances by Neeme Jarvi and the Detroit Symphony from a number of previous Chandos releases....continue...
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American Classics - Barber: Orchestral Works Vol 1 / Alsop
American Classics - Barber: Orchestral Works Vol 1 / Alsop

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2000-06-01

Works: Samuel Barber: The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Symphony no 1, Op. 9; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Symphony no 2, Op. 19
Conductors: Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

Though Barber did experiment with 20th century compositional techniques, his style remains firmly anchored in a romantic vein. This album brings together some of the...continue...
Recording information: Henry Wood Hall, Glasgow, Scotland (12/08/1998-12/09/1998)....continue...
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The Art of Eugene Ormandy
The Art of Eugene Ormandy

2 CD / Biddulph / 2000-01-01

Works: Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov: Golden Cockerel; Sadko; Victor Herbert: Mademoiselle Modiste; Frantisek Drdla: Souvenir, for violin & piano, in D major; Antonin Dvorák: Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 1...
Performers: Axt, William; Ballew, Smith; Harrell, Mack; Kullman, Charles; London, George [Baritone Vocal]; Ormandy, Eugene [Conductor/Violin]; Yeend, Frances
Conductors: Ormandy, Eugene
Ensemble: Hollywood Bowl Symphony Orchestra; Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra; Philadelphia Orchestra
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Classical Music Around The World - America / Walter Proost
Classical Music Around The World - America / Walter Proost

1 CD / Gallo / 1996-11-01

Works: Howard Hanson: Symphony no 2, Op. 30 "Romantic"; Leonard Bernstein: Divertimento for Orchestra; Samuel Barber: Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12
Conductors: Proost, Walter
Ensemble: San Remo Symphony Orchestra
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Barber: Adagio, Symphony no 1, etc / Zinman, Baltimore SO
Barber: Adagio, Symphony no 1, etc / Zinman, Baltimore SO

1 CD / Decca Imports / 1992-10-13

Works: Samuel Barber: Adagio for Strings; The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Music for a Scene from Shelley, for orchestra, Op. 7; Second Essay, for orc...
Conductors: Zinman, David
Ensemble: Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
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Barber, Copland and Harris: Orchestral Works / Keith Clark
Barber, Copland and Harris: Orchestral Works / Keith Clark

1 CD / Albany Records / 1992-09-01

Works: Samuel Barber: Capricorn Concerto, for flute, oboe, trumpet & strings, Op. 21; Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12; Aaron Copland: Prairie Journal; Roy Harris: Symphony no 6 ("Gettysburg")
Conductors: Clark, Keith
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