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Barber: 3 Essays For Orchestra, Etc / Järvi, Detroit So


Release Date: 05/22/2001 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 9908   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Orchestra Hall, Detroit 8 & 9 November 1991 (Three Essays for Orchestra), 24 & 25 April 1993 (Excerpts from Vanessa and Music for a Scene from Shelley, 16 January 1994 (Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance) Producer(s) Brian Couzens (Executive) Charles Greenwell (Three Essays for Orchestra) Ralph Couzens (Excerpts from Vanessa; Music for a Scene from Shelley and Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance) Charles Greenwell (as for Ralph Couzens) Leslie B. Dunner (Associate) Sound Engineer(s) Dan Dene Robert Shafer Recorded in: Orchestra Hall, Detroit 8 & 9 November 1991 (Three Essays for Orchestra), 24 & 25 April 1993 (Excerpts from Vanessa and Music for a Scene from Shelley, 16 January 1994 (Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance) Producer(s) Brian Couzens (Executive) Charles Greenwell (Three Essays for Orchestra) Ralph Couzens (Excerpts from Vanessa; Music for a Scene from Shelley and Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance) Charles Greenwell (as for Ralph Couzens) Leslie B. Dunner (Associate) Sound Engineer(s) Dan Dene Robert Shafer Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Vanessa, Op. 32: Intermezzo by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 
Length: 3 Minutes 19 Secs. 
2.
Music for a Scene from Shelley, Op. 7 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1933; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 
Length: 10 Minutes 13 Secs. 
3.
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Date of Recording: 01/16/1994 
Venue:  Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 
Length: 13 Minutes 1 Secs. 
4.
Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 
Length: 8 Minutes 10 Secs. 
5.
Essay for Orchestra no 2, Op. 17 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1942; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 
Length: 9 Minutes 35 Secs. 
6.
Essay for Orchestra no 3, Op. 47 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1977-1978; USA 
Date of Recording: 11/1991 
Venue:  Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 
Length: 11 Minutes 58 Secs. 
7.
Vanessa, Op. 32: Under the willow tree by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Neeme Järvi
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Detroit Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1957; USA 
Date of Recording: 04/1993 
Venue:  Symphony Orchestra Hall, Detroit, MI 
Length: 3 Minutes 22 Secs. 

Sound Samples

First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12: First Essay, Op. 12
Second Essay, Op. 17
Third Essay, Op. 47
Vanessa, Op. 32: Act III Scene 1: Intermezzo
Vanessa, Op. 32: Act I Scene 2: Under the Willow Tree
Music for a Scene from Shelley, Op. 7
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a

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