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Eternal Barber


Release Date: 09/30/2008 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8572133   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel Barber
Performer:  Daniel PollackJames Buswell
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National OrchestraOrmond College Choir
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 12 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 7 Minutes 41 Secs. 
2.
Easter Chorale by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ormond College Choir,  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1964; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 56 Secs. 
3.
Symphony no 2, Op. 19: 2nd movement, Andante, un poco mosso by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1944; USA 
Length: 9 Minutes 7 Secs. 
4.
Concerto for Piano, Op. 38: Canzone by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Daniel Pollack (Piano)
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USA 
Length: 6 Minutes 33 Secs. 
5.
Sketches (3) for Piano: Minuet (to Sara) by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Daniel Pollack (Piano)
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1924; USA 
Length: 1 Minutes 11 Secs. 
6.
Sketches (3) for Piano: To my Steinway (to Number 220601) by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Daniel Pollack (Piano)
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1923-1924; USA 
Length: 0 Minutes 57 Secs. 
7.
Mutations from Bach's "Christe, du Lamm Gottes" by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 33 Secs. 
8.
Souvenirs, Op. 28: Schottische by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1952; USA 
Length: 2 Minutes 25 Secs. 
9.
Nocturne for Piano, Op. 33 "Homage to John Field" by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Daniel Pollack (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1959; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 55 Secs. 
10.
Serenade for Strings, Op. 1: 1st movement, Un poco adagio-Allegro con sprito by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1929; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 58 Secs. 
11.
Concerto for Cello, Op. 22: 2nd movement, Andante sostenuto by Samuel Barber
Performer:  James Buswell (Violin)
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1945; USA 
Length: 7 Minutes 21 Secs. 
12.
Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 9 Secs. 
13.
Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Ormond College Choir
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: This work is a vocal arrangement of the composer's 'Adagio for Strings.' 
14.
Medea, Op. 23 "Cave of the Heart": The Young Princess by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Marin Alsop
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Scottish National Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1946; USA 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Chorale for Ascension Day (Easter Chorale)
Symphony No. 2, Op. 19: II. Andante, un poco mosso
Piano Concerto, Op. 38: II. Canzone: Moderato
3 Sketches: No. 3. Minuet: Tempo di minuetto
3 Sketches: No. 2. To my Steinway (To No. 220601): Adagio
Medea Suite, Op. 23: III. The Young Princess. Jason
Mutations from Bach
Souvenirs, Op. 28 (version for orchestra): Souvenirs, Op. 28: II. Schottische (Third Floor Hallway)
Nocturne (Homage to John Field), Op. 33
Serenade, Op. 1: I. Un poco adagio - Allegro con sprito
Cello Concerto, Op. 22: II. Andante sostenuto
First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
Agnus Dei, Op. 11

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