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Metamorphosis - Elgar, Barber And Strauss / Kenneth Slowik


Release Date: 08/30/1998 
Label:  Dhm Deutsche Harmonia Mundi Catalog #: 77343   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Samuel BarberSir Edward ElgarRichard Strauss
Conductor:  Kenneth Slowik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Smithsonian Chamber Players
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Works on This Recording

1. Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Kenneth Slowik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Smithsonian Chamber Players
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
2. Serenade for Strings in E minor, Op. 20 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Kenneth Slowik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Smithsonian Chamber Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1892; England 
3. Elegy for Strings, Op. 58 by Sir Edward Elgar
Conductor:  Kenneth Slowik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Smithsonian Chamber Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1909; England 
4. Metamorphosen for 23 solo Strings, AV 142 by Richard Strauss
Conductor:  Kenneth Slowik
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Smithsonian Chamber Players
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1945; Germany 
Notes: Following this track are a series of musical examples illustrating the structure and creation of Richard Strauss' "Metamorphosen". 

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