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Samuel Barber: Adagio

100th Anniversary

Elmar Oliveira (violin), Barbara Hendricks (soprano), Sir Thomas Allen (baritone), Roger Vignoles (piano), Endellion String Quartet, Leon McCawley (piano)

Berliner Philharmoniker, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Simon Rattle, Leonard Slatkin, Michael Tilson Thomas

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Contents

Barber: Adagio for Strings, Op. 11

Work length8:57
$1.30
$1.70
  • Berliner Philharmoniker
  • Sir Simon Rattle
  • Recorded: 2008-12-29
  • Recording Venue: 29-31 December 2008. Berliner Philharmoniker Philharmonie, Berlin

Barber: Overture to The School for Scandal, Op. 5

Work length8:28
$1.30
$1.70
  • Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ludwig Herzer
  • Leonard Slatkin
  • Recorded: 1988-05-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 May 1988: Powell Hall, St Louis, Missouri

Barber: Violin Concerto, Op. 14

Work length24:13
Album only
Album only
  • Elmar Oliveira (violin), Elmar Oliveria (second vocals), Elmar Oliveria (violin), Elmar Oliveira (musician), Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (second vocals)
  • Ludwig Herzer
  • Leonard Slatkin
  • Recorded: 1986-04-30
  • Recording Venue: April 1986, Power Hall, Saint Louis, Missouri

I. Allegro

Track length10:57
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Album only

II. Andante

Track length9:27
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III. Presto in moto perpetuo

Track length3:49
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Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24

Work length15:40
Album only
Album only
  • Barbara Hendricks (soprano)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Michael Tilson Thomas
  • Recorded: 1994-05-24
  • Recording Venue: 20-21 & 23-24 May 1994: Abbey Road Studios, London London

Barber: First Essay for Orchestra Op. 12

Work length9:22
$1.30
$1.70
  • Saint Louis Symphony Chorus
  • Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ludwig Herzer
  • Leonard Slatkin
  • Recorded: 1988-05-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 May 1988, Powell Symphony Hall, St Louis, Missouri

Barber: Medea's Dance of Vengeance, Op.32a

Work length13:06
Album only
Album only
  • Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Ludwig Herzer
  • Leonard Slatkin
  • Recorded: 1988-05-03
  • Recording Venue: 3 May 1988 / Powell Hall, St Louis, Missouri

Barber: Dover Beach, Op. 3

Work length8:25
$1.30
$1.70
  • Endellion String Quartet (string quartet), Thomas Allen (bass-baritone)
  • Recorded: 1990-07-03
  • Recording Venue: 1-3 July 1990 / Blackheath Concert Halls, London

Barber: Piano Sonata, Op. 26

Work length20:37
$5.20
$6.80
  • Leon McCawley (piano)
  • Recorded: 1995-12-19
  • Recording Venue: 17-19 December 1995 / St. George's Brandon Hill, Bristol

I. Allegro energico

Track length7:50
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II. Allegro vivace eleggero

Track length2:09
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III. Adagio mesto

Track length5:32
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IV. Fuga

Track length5:06
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Barber: Excursions Op. 20

Work length14:01
$5.20
$6.80
  • Leon McCawley (piano)
  • Recorded: 1995-12-19
  • Recording Venue: 17-19 December 1995 / St. George's Brandon Hill, Bristol

I. Un poco allegro

Track length3:26
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II. In slow blues tempo

Track length4:28
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III. Allegretto

Track length3:19
$1.30
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IV. Allegro molto

Track length2:48
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Barber: Summer Music, Op. 31

Work length11:36
$7.80
$10.20
  • Jeanne Baxtresser (flute), Joseph Robinson (oboe), Judith Le Clair (bassoon), Philip Myers (horn), Stanley Drucker (clarinet)
  • Recorded: 1994-06-04
  • Recording Venue: 4 June 1994 / State University of New York, Purchase, New York

Slow and indolent

Track length2:07
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Faster -

Track length0:34
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Lively, still faster

Track length1:16
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With motion, as before -

Track length4:50
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Joyous and flowing -

Track length1:21
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Tempo I

Track length1:28
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Barber: Three Songs, Op. 2

Work length4:51
$3.90
$5.10
  • Roger Vignoles (piano), Thomas Allen (bass-baritone)
  • Recorded: 1993-04-09
  • Recording Venue: 8-9 April 1993 / St George's Church, Brandon Hill, Bristol

The daisies (James Stephens)

Track length1:05
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With rue my heart is laden (A. E. Housman)

Track length1:09
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Bessie Bobtail (James Stephens)

Track length2:37
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Barber: String Quartet, Op. 11

Work length18:20
$3.90
$5.10
  • Endellion String Quartet (string quartet)
  • Recorded: 1990-07-03
  • Recording Venue: 1-3 July 1990 / Blackheath Concert Halls, London

I. Molto allegro e appassionato

Track length8:37
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II. Adagio

Track length7:00
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III. Molto adagio - Presto

Track length2:43
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