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Barber conducts Barber

Zara Nelsova (cello)

New Symphony Orchestra of London, Samuel Barber

It is fascinating to hear Barber's own recordings of three works from the 1940s...The performances are excellent and Naxos's remastered sound (Mark Obert-Thorn) is astonishingly good, especially... More…

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Contents

Barber: Symphony No. 2, Op. 19

Work length27:08
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Samuel Barber
  • Recorded: 13 December 1950
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

I. Allegro ma non troppo

Track length10:38

II. Andante, un poco mosso

Track length7:38

III. Presto, senza battuta

Track length8:52

Barber: Cello Concerto, Op. 22

Work length26:59
  • Zara Nelsova (cello)
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Samuel Barber
  • Recorded: 11 December 1950
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

I. Allegro moderato

Track length11:21

II. Andante sostenuto

Track length6:45

III. Molto allegro e appassionato

Track length8:53

Barber: Medea Orchestral Suite, Op. 23

Work length24:39
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Samuel Barber
  • Recorded: 12 December 1950
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

I. Parodos

Track length2:30

II. Choros. Medea and Jason

Track length4:19

III. The Young Princess. Jason

Track length2:47

IV. Choros

Track length3:12

V. Medea

Track length6:14

VI. Kantikos Agonias

Track length2:44

VII. Exodos

Track length2:53