BARBER, S.: Vanessa / Overture to The School for Scandal / Symphonies / Adagio for Strings Samuel Barber Historical Recordings (1935-1960)

     
 SAMUEL BARBER
 Vanessa, Op. 32  
1 Act I: Potage creme aux perles (Erika) 3:53
2 Act I: No, I cannot understand (Vanessa) 5:11
3 Act I: Must the winter come so soon? (Erika) 2:22
4 Act I: Listen! … they are here (Erika) 1:40
5 Act I: Do not utter a word, Anatol (Vanessa) 5:01
6 Act I: Yes, I believe I shall love you (Anatol) 2:02
7 Act I: Who are you? (Erika) 5:58
8 Act II: And then? (Baroness) 4:51
9 Act II: No, you are not as good a skater… (Vanessa) 3:13
10 Act II: Under the willow tree (Doctor) 2:31
11 Act II: Erika, I am so happy (Vanessa) 1:17
12 Act II: Our arms entwined 4:12
13 Act II: Did you hear her? (Erika) 4:19
14 Act II: Outside this house the world has changed (Anatol) 5:42
15 Act II: Orchestral Interlude - Hymn 4:46
16 Act III: The Count and Countess d'Albany (Baroness) 3:11
17 Act III: I should never have been a doctor (Doctor) 3:12
18 Act III: Here you are! (Vanessa) 1:31
19 Act III: At last I've found you (Anatol) 6:25
20 Act III: Nothing to worry about (Doctor) 6:48
     
     
     
1 Act III: Why did no one warn me? (Vanessa) 4:30
2 Act III: Why must the greatest sorrows (Vanessa) 2:10
3 Act III Scene 1: There, look! (Doctor) 5:45
4 Act III: Anatol, tell me the truth! (Vanessa) 1:02
5 Act IV: Take me away 1:32
6 Act III: Grandmother! - Yes, Erika (Erika) 2:36
7 Act III: Intermezzo 3:14
8 Act III: By the time we arrive (Anatol) 1:41
9 Act III: For every love there is a last farewell (Doctor) 2:32
10 Act III: And you, my friend (Vanessa) 6:13
11 Act IV: Quintet: To leave, to break 3:45
12 Act III: Goodbye, be happy, Aunt Vanessa (Erika) 5:55
 Giorgio Tozzi Soloist
 Dimitri Mitropoulos Conductor
     
 Medea Suite, Op. 23  
13 I. Parodos 2:26
14 II. Choros: Medea and Jason - III. The Young Princess, Jason 7:03
15 IV. Choros 3:06
16 V. Medea 6:08
17 VI. Kantikos Agonias 2:36
18 VII. Exodos 2:51
 Samuel Barber Conductor
 Samuel Barber Conductor
     
19  Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, Op. 23a 12:53
 Dimitri Mitropoulos Conductor
 Dimitri Mitropoulos Conductor
     
     
     
1  The School for Scandal, Overture, Op. 5 8:13
 Werner Janssen Conductor
 Werner Janssen Conductor
     
 Symphony No. 1, Op. 9  
2 I. Allegro ma non troppo 7:23
3 II. Allegro molto 3:23
4 III. Andante tranquillo 5:16
5 IV. Con moto 4:12
 Artur Rodzinski Conductor
 Artur Rodzinski Conductor
     
 Symphony No. 1, Op. 9 (revised version)  
6 I. Allegro ma non troppo 6:40
7 II. Allegro molto 4:29
8 III. Andante tranquillo 4:28
9 IV. Con moto 3:50
 Bruno Walter Conductor
 Bruno Walter Conductor
     
10  Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 7:05
 Arturo Toscanini Conductor
 Arturo Toscanini Conductor
     
11  First Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12 8:01
 Arturo Toscanini Conductor
 Arturo Toscanini Conductor
     
12  Second Essay, Op. 17 11:08
 Bruno Walter Conductor
 Bruno Walter Conductor
     
13  Commando March 3:48
 Sergey Koussevitzky Conductor
 Sergey Koussevitzky Conductor
     
     
     
 Symphony No. 2, Op. 19  
1 I. Allegro ma non troppo 11:23
2 II. Andante, un poco mosso 8:17
3 III. Presto, senza battuta 6:57
 Sergey Koussevitzky Conductor
 Sergey Koussevitzky Conductor
     
 Symphony No. 2, Op. 19 (revised version)  
4 I. Allegro ma non troppo 10:28
5 II. Andante, un poco mosso 10:28
6 III. Presto, senza battuta - Poco sostenuto - Allegro risoluto - Allegro molto 8:47
7 Symphony No. 2, Op. 19 (revised version) 25:37
 Samuel Barber Conductor
 Samuel Barber Conductor
     
     
     
1  Die natali, Op. 37 19:38
 Charles Munch Conductor
 Charles Munch Conductor
     
 Prayers of Kierkegaard, Op. 30  
2 No. 1. O Thou Who art unchangeable 5:05
3 No. 2. Lord Jesus christ, who suffered all life long 2:59
4 No. 3. Faher in Heaven, well we know that it is Thou 4:58
5 No. 4. Father in Heaven! Hold not our sins up against us 5:26
 Leontyne Price Soloist
 Charles Munch Conductor
     
 Violin Concerto, Op. 14  
6 I. Allegro 10:15
7 II. Andante 8:01
8 III. Presto in moto perpetuo 4:19
 Albert Spalding Soloist
 Eugene Ormandy Conductor
     
     
     
 Violin Concerto, Op. 14 (revised version)  
1 I. Allegro 10:30
2 II. Andante 9:37
3 III. Presto in moto perpetuo 4:04
 Ruth Posselt Soloist
 Sergey Koussevitzky Conductor
     
 Capricorn Concerto, Op. 21  
4 I. Allegro ma non troppo 6:35
5 II. Allegretto 2:50
6 III. Allegro con brio 4:31
 Harry Freistadt Soloist
 Samuel Barber Conductor
     
 Cello Concerto, Op. 22  
7 I. Allegro moderato 11:30
8 II. Andante sostenuto 6:51
9 III. Molto allegro e appassionato 9:07
 Samuel Barber Soloist
 Samuel Barber Conductor
     
     
     
 NA NOT APPLICABLE
1  Spoken introduction by Orlando Cole 0:57
 Orlando Cole Soloist
     
 SAMUEL BARBER
 Cello Sonata, Op. 6  
2 I. Allegro ma non troppo 8:48
3 II. Adagio 4:04
4 III. Allegro appassionata 5:58
 Orlando Cole Soloist
     
 String Quartet, Op. 11  
5 I. Molto allegro e appassionato 9:06
6 II. Adagio 7:06
7 III. Molto allegro - Presto 4:55
 Sophisticated Lady Jazz Quartet Ensemble
     
 Excursions, Op. 20  
8 I. Un poco allegro 2:47
9 II. In slow blues tempo 3:33
10 III. Allegretto 2:23
11 IV. Exuberant and joyous barn dance 1:51
 Rudolf Firkusny Soloist
     
 Souvenirs, Op. 28 (version for piano 4 hands)  
12 I. Tempo di Waltz 3:39
13 II. Schottisch 2:09
14 III. Adagio 4:17
15 IV. Two-Step 1:40
16 V. Hesitation Tango 3:06
17 VI. Galop 2:09
 Robert Fizdale Soloist
     
     
     
 MATTHEW ARNOLD
1  Dover Beach, Op. 3 4:50
 Samuel Barber Soloist
     
 JAMES AGEE
 Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24  
2 Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24 16:55
3 Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24 15:24
4 Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Op. 24 14:38
 Thomas Schippers Conductor
 Thomas Schippers Conductor
     
 4 Songs, Op. 13 (text by J. Agee and F. Prokosch)  
5 No. 3. Sure on this shining night 2:10
6 No. 4. Nocturne 3:37
 Jennie Tourel Soloist
 Samuel Barber Conductor
     
 JAMES JOYCE
7  3 Songs, Op. 10 2:28
 Jennie Tourel Soloist
     
 NA NOT APPLICABLE
8  Statement by Gian Carlo Menotti 5:58
 Gian Carlo Menotti Soloist
     
9  Interview with Samuel Barber by James Fassett 9:48
 Samuel Barber Soloist