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The Beauty Of Barber - His Famous Adagio, Etc


Release Date: 04/12/2005 
Label:  Decca   Catalog #: 000202902   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel Barber
Performer:  Joshua BellRuth Golden
Conductor:  David ZinmanDonald BarraTerry Edwards
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony OrchestraSan Diego Chamber OrchestraLondon Voices
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 8 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 45 Secs. 
2.
Concerto for Violin, Op. 14: 2nd movement, Andante by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Joshua Bell (Violin)
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 52 Secs. 
3.
Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 13 Secs. 
4.
Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Ruth Golden (Soprano)
Conductor:  Donald Barra
Orchestra/Ensemble:  San Diego Chamber Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1950; USA 
Length: 17 Minutes 12 Secs. 
Language: English 
5.
Agnus Dei, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Terry Edwards
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Voices
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1967; USA 
Length: 5 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Language: Latin 
Notes: This work is a vocal arrangement of the composer's 'Adagio for Strings.' 
6.
Symphony no 1, Op. 9: Andante tranquillo e con moto by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 25 Secs. 
7.
Essay for Orchestra no 2, Op. 17 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  David Zinman
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Length: 10 Minutes 35 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Adagio For Strings, Op.11
Adagio for Strings, Op.11
Concerto for Violin & Orchestra, Op.14: 2. Andante
First Symphony (In One Movement), Op.9: Andante tranquilo
First Symphony (In One Movement), Op.9: Con moto
First Essay for Orchestra, Op.12
Knoxville - Summer Of 1915 Op.24
Second Essay for Orchestra, Op.17

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