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Expanded Edition - Barber, Schuman, Etc / Bernstein, Stern


Release Date: 09/30/2003 
Label:  Sony Classical Masterworks Catalog #: 90390   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel BarberWilliam SchumanAaron CoplandCharles Ives
Performer:  Isaac SternHarold Gomberg
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...A dry-eyed but emotive account of the Adagio precedes a still-unsurpassed performance of the Violin Concerto, with the violinist Isaac Stern at his searching best..."
REVIEWS:
New York Times (Publisher) (7/30/00, p.30) - "...A dry-eyed but emotive account of the Adagio precedes a still-unsurpassed performance of the Violin Concerto, with the violinist Isaac Stern at his searching best..." Read less

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 
Date of Recording: 01/12/1971 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
2. Concerto for Violin, Op. 14 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Isaac Stern (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/27/1964 
Venue:  Manhattan Center, New York City 
3. To Thee Old Cause by William Schuman
Performer:  Harold Gomberg (Oboe)
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1968; USA 
Date of Recording: 10/22/1968 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
4. In Praise of Shahn by William Schuman
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1969; USA 
Date of Recording: 02/12/1970 
Venue:  Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC 
5. Fanfare for the common man by Aaron Copland
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
6. The Unanswered Question no 2 by Charles Ives
Conductor:  Leonard Bernstein
Orchestra/Ensemble:  New York Philharmonic
Period: 20th Century 
Written: USA 

Sound Samples

Adagio for Strings
I. Allegro
II. Andante
III. Presto in moto
To Thee Old Cause (Evocation for Oboe, Brass, Timpani, Piano and Strings)
Vigoroso
Lento (bar 185)
The Unanswered Question for Trumpet, Flute Quartet and Strings
Fanfare for the Common Man (Version of Symphony No. 3, Fourth Movement) (Excerpt)

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