Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
Samuel Barber 9:14
2 The School for Scandal - Overture, Op. 5
Samuel Barber 8:36
3 Violin Concerto, Op. 14: I. Allegro
Samuel Barber 11:01
4 Violin Concerto, Op. 14: II. Andante
Samuel Barber 9:28
5 Violin Concerto, Op. 14: III. Presto in moto perpetuo
Samuel Barber 3:53
6 Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12
Samuel Barber 9:23
7 Second Essay for Orchestra, Op. 17
Samuel Barber 10:59
8 Medea's Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a
Samuel Barber 13:08
CD 2
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Cello Sonata, Op. 6: I. Allegro ma non troppo
Samuel Barber 8:22
2 Cello Sonata, Op. 6: II. Adagio - Presto
Samuel Barber 4:23
3 Cello Sonata, Op. 6: III. Allegro appassionato
Samuel Barber 6:13
4 Canzone for Flute & Piano, Op. 38a
Samuel Barber 4:26
5 Excursions, Op. 20: I. Un poco allegro
Samuel Barber 2:53
6 Excursions, Op. 20: II. In slow blues tempo
Samuel Barber 5:09
7 Excursions, Op. 20: III. Allegretto
Samuel Barber 3:23
8 Excursions, Op. 20: IV. Allegro molto
Samuel Barber 2:39
9 Nocturne (Homage to John Field), Op. 33
Samuel Barber 4:29
10 Summer Music, Op. 31: Slow and indolent
Samuel Barber 2:07
11 Summer Music, Op. 31: Faster -
Samuel Barber 0:34
12 Summer Music, Op. 31: Lively, still faster
Samuel Barber 1:17
13 Summer Music, Op. 31: With motion, as before -
Samuel Barber 4:50
14 Summer Music, Op. 31: Joyous and flowing -
Samuel Barber 1:22
15 Summer Music, Op. 31: Tempo I
Samuel Barber 1:30
16 Souvenirs, (Arr. From Op. 28): Pas de deux
Samuel Barber 4:52
17 Souvenirs, (Arr. From Op. 28): Two step
Samuel Barber 2:03
18 Third Essay for Orchestra, Op. 47
Samuel Barber 12:11

Credits

CD 1

violin:
Elmar Oliveira (1986-04) (tracks 3–5)
composer:
Samuel Barber (track 8)
Samuel Barber (– 1942-03-15) (track 7)
Samuel Barber (1931) (track 2)
Samuel Barber (1936) (track 1)
Samuel Barber (1937) (track 6)
Samuel Barber (1939) (tracks 3–5)
conductor:
Leonard Slatkin (1986-04) (tracks 3–5)
Leonard Slatkin (1988-05) (tracks 1–2, 6–8)
orchestra:
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (1986-04) (tracks 3–5)
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (1988-05) (tracks 1–2, 6–8)
orchestrator:
Samuel Barber (1938) (track 1)
producer:
Marc Aubort (engineer / producer) (tracks 3–5)
Joanna Nickrenz (tracks 1–8)
sound engineer:
William Hoekstra (tracks 1, 6–8)
William Hoekstra (1988-05) (track 2)
premiered at:
[concert] (1933-08-30) (track 2)
[radio broadcast] (1938-11-05) (tracks 1, 6)
publisher:
G. Schirmer Inc. (1941) (track 2)
premiered at:
Carnegie Hall in New York, New York, United States (1942-04-16) (track 7)
part of:
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 5) (track 2)
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 12) (track 6)
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 17) (track 7)
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 23a) (track 8)
arrangement of:
arrangements:
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement) (track 1)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band) (track 1)
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements) (track 1)
Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland) (track 1)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir) (track 1)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus) (track 1)
is the basis for:
Dov’è l’amore (track 1)
part of:
Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, op. 14 (movement) (tracks 3–5)
recording of:
Adagio for Strings (track 1)

CD 2

clarinet:
Stanley Drucker (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 10–15)
Stanley Drucker (1994-06) (tracks 10–15)
cello:
Alan Stepansky (1994-05) (tracks 1–3)
Alan Stepansky (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 1–3)
oboe:
Joseph Robinson (oboist) (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 10–15)
Joseph Robinson (oboist) (1994-06) (tracks 10–15)
bassoon:
Judith LeClair (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 10–15)
Judith LeClair (1994-06) (tracks 10–15)
flute:
Jeanne Baxtresser (1994-05) (track 4)
Jeanne Baxtresser (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 4, 10–15)
Jeanne Baxtresser (1994-06) (tracks 10–15)
piano:
Israela Margalit (1994-05) (tracks 1–9, 16–17)
Israela Margalit (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 1–9, 16–17)
horn:
Philip Myers (1994-06) (tracks 10–15)
French horn:
Philip Myers (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 10–15)
composer:
Samuel Barber (tracks 4, 10–15, 18)
Samuel Barber (1932 – 1932-12-09) (tracks 1–3)
Samuel Barber (1942 – 1944) (tracks 5–8)
Samuel Barber (1951 – 1952) (tracks 16–17)
Samuel Barber (1959) (track 9)
conductor:
Leonard Slatkin (1988-05) (track 18)
executive producer:
Chris Craker (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–17)
Israela Margalit (tracks 1–17)
orchestra:
Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra (1988-05) (track 18)
producer:
Chris Craker (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–17)
Joanna Nickrenz (track 18)
sound engineer:
Chris Craker (producer and engineer) (tracks 1–17)
William Hoekstra (track 18)
Tom Lazarus (tracks 1–17)
recorded at:
Performing Arts Center: Recital Hall (Purchase College) in Purchase, Harrison, New York, United States (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (tracks 1–17)
part of:
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 33) (track 9)
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 38a) (track 4)
Works of Samuel Barber by opus number (number: op. 47) (track 18)
part of:
Cello Sonata, op. 6 (tracks 1–3)
Excursions, op. 20 (tracks 5–8)
Souvenirs, op. 28 (tracks 16–17)
Summer Music, op. 31 (tracks 10–15)
recording of:
Canzone for Flute and Piano, op. 38a (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 4)
Cello Sonata, op. 6: I. Allegro ma non troppo (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 1)
Cello Sonata, op. 6: II. Adagio (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 2)
Cello Sonata, op. 6: III. Allegro appassionato (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 3)
Excursions, op. 20: I. Un poco allegro (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 5)
Excursions, op. 20: II. In slow blues tempo (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 6)
Excursions, op. 20: III. Allegretto (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 7)
Excursions, op. 20: IV. Allegro molto (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 8)
Nocturne, op. 33: Moderato (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 9)
Souvenirs, op. 28: III. Pas de deux (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 16)
Souvenirs, op. 28: IV. Two-step (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 17)
Summer Music, op. 31: I. Slow and indolent (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 10)
Summer Music, op. 31: II. Faster (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 11)
Summer Music, op. 31: III. Lively, still faster (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 12)
Summer Music, op. 31: IV. With motion, as before (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 13)
Summer Music, op. 31: V. Joyous and flowing (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 14)
Summer Music, op. 31: VI. Tempo I (1994-05-31 – 1994-06-04) (track 15)

Release

part of: Gemini (EMI Classics)
ASIN: US: B0007RO59S [info]