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Barber Adagio And Other Romantic Favorites For Strings


Release Date: 10/25/1990 
Label:  Cbs Great Performances Catalog #: 38484   Spars Code: AAD 
Composer:  Samuel BarberRalph Vaughan WilliamsPeter Ilyich TchaikovskyGustav Mahler
Performer:  David Nadien
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 54 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 9 Minutes 56 Secs. 
2. Fantasia on a theme by Thomas Tallis by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1910/1919; England 
Date of Recording: 12/21/1976 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
Length: 18 Minutes 12 Secs. 
3. Fantasia on Greensleeves by Ralph Vaughan Williams
Performer:  David Nadien (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1934; England 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center NY 
Length: 4 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Tchaikovsky 
4. Quartet for Strings no 1 in D major, Op. 11: 2nd movement, Andante cantabile by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: Russia 
Length: 9 Minutes 24 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Russia (1871).
Composition revised: Russia (1888). 
5. Symphony no 5 in C sharp minor: 4th movement, Adagietto by Gustav Mahler
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1901-1902; Vienna, Austria 
Length: 11 Minutes 5 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Adagio for Strings from the String Quartet, Op. 11
Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis for Double String Orchestra
Fantasia on Greensleeves
Andante cantabile from String Quartet No. 1 in D Major, Op. 11
Adagietto From Symphony No. 5 in C-sharp minor

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