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Barber: Knoxville, Summer Of 1915, Etc / Dawn Upshaw


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Nonesuch   Catalog #: 79187   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Samuel BarberGian Carlo MenottiIgor StravinskyJohn Harbison
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 43 Mins. 

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This disc recieved the 1990 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Vocal Album." This disc recieved the 1990 Grammy Award for "Best Classical Vocal Album." Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1950; USA 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 15 Minutes 20 Secs. 
Language: English 
2. The Old Maid and the Thief: What a curse for a woman by Gian Carlo Menotti
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 4 Minutes 13 Secs. 
Language: English 
3. Rake's Progress: No word from Tom by Igor Stravinsky
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1948-1951; USA 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 7 Minutes 19 Secs. 
Language: English 
4. Mirabai Songs by John Harbison
Performer:  Dawn Upshaw (Soprano)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Orchestra of St. Luke's
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1982; USA 
Date of Recording: 8/1988 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 16 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Language: English 

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