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EMI American Classics - Barber / Tilson Thomas, Slatkin, Hendricks, Oliviera, Et Al


Release Date: 06/24/2008 
Label:  Emi Classics   Catalog #: 06625   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Samuel Barber
Performer:  Barbara HendricksElmar Oliveira
Conductor:  Michael Tilson ThomasLeonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony OrchestraSt. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 20 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Includes work(s) by various composers. Includes work(s) by various composers. Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Knoxville, Summer of 1915, Op. 24 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Barbara Hendricks (Soprano), Elmar Oliveira (Violin)
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1947-1950; USA 
Length: 15 Minutes 40 Secs. 
2.
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 by Samuel Barber
Conductor:  Michael Tilson Thomas,  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra,  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1936; Rome, Italy 
Length: 8 Minutes 35 Secs. 
3.
Concerto for Violin, Op. 14 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Elmar Oliveira (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1939; USA 
Length: 23 Minutes 30 Secs. 
4.
The School for Scandal Overture, Op. 5 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Elmar Oliveira (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1931-1933; USA 
Length: 8 Minutes 24 Secs. 
5.
Essay for Orchestra no 1, Op. 12 by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Elmar Oliveira (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; USA 
Length: 9 Minutes 18 Secs. 
6.
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a by Samuel Barber
Performer:  Elmar Oliveira (Violin)
Conductor:  Leonard Slatkin
Orchestra/Ensemble:  St. Louis Symphony Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1955; USA 
Length: 13 Minutes 6 Secs. 

Sound Samples

Adagio for Strings Op. 11
Knoxville: Summer of 1915 Op. 24
Violin Concerto Op. 14: I. Allegro
Violin Concerto Op. 14: II. Andante
Violin Concerto Op. 14: III. Presto in moto perpetuo
The School for Scandal Overture Op. 5
Essay for Orchestra No. 1 Op. 12
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance Op. 23a: Medea's Dance of Vengeance

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