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Barber: Adagio For Strings, Etc / Schippers, Et Al


Release Date: 08/30/2005 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 94739   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel Barber
Performer:  E. Power BiggsAndré PrevinDietrich Fischer-Dieskau
Conductor:  Thomas SchippersEugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York PhilharmonicPhiladelphia OrchestraColumbia Symphony Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 56 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
2. Toccata festiva for Organ and Orchestra, Op. 36 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  E. Power Biggs (Organ)
Conductor:  Eugene Ormandy
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1960; USA 
3. Vanessa, Op. 32: Intermezzo by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Thomas Schippers
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Columbia Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
4. Summer Music, Op. 31 by Samuel Barber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Philadelphia Woodwind Quintet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1956; USA 
5. Excursions (4) for Piano, Op. 20 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  André Previn (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942-1944; USA 
6. Dover Beach, Op. 3 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau (Baritone)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Juilliard String Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931; USA 
7. Quartet for Strings in B minor, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Beaux Arts Quartet
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 

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