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Barber: Knoxville, Etc; Copland / Tilson Thomas, Hendricks


Release Date: 03/21/2006 
Label:  Emi Classics Encore Catalog #: 45287   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Aaron CoplandSamuel Barber
Performer:  Christine PendrillMaurice MurphyBarbara Hendricks
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 3 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Quiet City by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Christine Pendrill (English Horn), Maurice Murphy (Trumpet)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 11 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2.
Poems (8) of Emily Dickinson by Aaron Copland
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 21 Minutes 1 Secs. 
Language: English 
3.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 8 Minutes 42 Secs. 
4.
Four Songs, Op. 13: 1. Nocturne by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Modern 
Written: 1937-1940 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 3 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: Samuel Barber 
5.
Songs (4), Op. 13: no 3, Sure on this Shining Night by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1938; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 2 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Language: English 
Notes: Orchestrated: Samuel Barber 
6.
Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 05/1994 
Venue:  EMI Abbey Road Studio 1, London, England 
Length: 15 Minutes 39 Secs. 
Language: English 

Sound Samples

Quiet City
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.1 Nature, the gentlest mother
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.2 There came a wind like a bugle
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.3 The world feels dusty
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.4 Heart, we will forget him
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.5 Dear March, come in!
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.6 Sleep is supposed to be
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.7 Going to Heaven!
8 Poems of Emily Dickinson: No.8 The Chariot
Adagio for Strings Op. 11
4 Songs Op. 13: No.1 Nocturne
4 Songs Op. 13: No. 3 Sure on this shining night
Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Op. 24

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