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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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Debussy, Shostakovich, etc / Leung, Martinu PO
Debussy, Shostakovich, etc / Leung, Martinu PO

1 CD / Centaur / 2006-07-01

Works: Dmitry Shostakovich: Overture on Russian and Kirghiz Folk Themes, Op. 115; Claude Debussy: La mer; Astor Piazzolla: Tangazo, for orchestra; Samuel Barber: Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17
Conductors: Leung, Jackson
Ensemble: Bohuslav Martinu Philharmonic Orchestra
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Historical - Barber: 2nd Essay, etc / Golschmann, et al
Historical - Barber: 2nd Essay, etc / Golschmann, et al

1 CD / Artemis / 2005-06-28

Works: Samuel Barber: Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17; Music for a Scene from Shelley, for orchestra, Op. 7; A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map, for male chorus & 3 tympani, Op. 15; A Hand of Bridge, chamb...
Performers: Lewis, William; Maero, Philip; Neway, Patricia
Conductors: Golschmann, Vladimir
Ensemble: Robert DeCormier Singers; Symphony of the Air
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Gemini - Barber: Orchestral & Chamber Works / Slatkin, et al
Gemini - Barber: Orchestral & Chamber Works / Slatkin, et al

2 CD / EMI 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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American Classics - Barber: Knoxville, etc / Alsop, et al
American Classics - Barber: Knoxville, etc / Alsop, et al

1 CD / Naxos (USA) / 2004-05-01

Works: Samuel Barber: Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24; Second Essay, for orchestra, Op. 17; Essay for Orchestra no 3, Op. 47; Toccata Festiva for organ & orchestra, Op. 36
Performers: Gauvin, Karina; Trotter, Thomas
Conductors: Alsop, Marin
Ensemble: Royal Scottish National Orchestra

"The fine Canadian soprano Karina Gauvin sings beautifully, as she has in each of her earlier recordings." - Boyer, ARG...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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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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