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The Best Of Barber - Adagio For Strings, Agnus Dei, Etc


Release Date: 10/28/2003 
Label:  Telarc   Catalog #: 80632   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Samuel Barber
Performer:  Robert McDuffieSylvia McNairJon Kimura ParkerArietha Lockhart
Conductor:  Yoel LeviLeonard SlatkinRobert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony OrchestraSt. Louis Symphony OrchestraRobert Shaw Festival Singers
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 1 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
The School for Scandal Overture, Op. 5 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Yoel Levi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1933; USA 
2.
Concerto for Violin, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Andante by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Robert McDuffie (Violin)
Conductor:  Yoel Levi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
3.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
4.
Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Sylvia McNair (Soprano)
Conductor:  Yoel Levi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1950; USA 
5.
Concerto for Piano, Op. 38: Canzone by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Jon Kimura Parker (Piano)
Conductor:  Yoel Levi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1962; USA 
6.
Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Arietha Lockhart (Soprano)
Conductor:  Robert Shaw
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Robert Shaw Festival Singers
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Notes: This work is a vocal arrangement of the composer's 'Adagio for Strings.' 

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