2. In Slow Blues Tempo - Samuel Barber - Cello Sonata - Excursions - Summer Music (CD)


Download 2. In Slow Blues Tempo - Samuel Barber - Cello Sonata - Excursions - Summer Music (CD)
2008
Label: EMI Classics - 50999 2 34473 2 5 • Series: American Classics (2) • Format: CD • Country: UK • Genre: Classical •


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9 thoughts on “ 2. In Slow Blues Tempo - Samuel Barber - Cello Sonata - Excursions - Summer Music (CD)

  1. This selection of chamber music by Samuel Barber () contains some of his most notable compositions. The youthful Cello Sonata of ; Excursions for piano from and the charming Summer Music for wind quintet, written in , amply illustrate Barber's propensity to lyricism, making this a most appealing disc.
  2. Samuel Barber's piano Excursions are among his most popular instrumental works. Vladimir Horowitz premiered the set, minus No. 3, on January 4, , at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. The third piece was unplayed because Barber's publisher Schirmer initially left it out of the set. All of the Excursions are short, the entire set lasting about 12 to 15 minutes; each movement is based on.
  3. Commissioned by the Chamber Music Society of Detroit, Summer Music is Barber's sole work for wind ensemble. Barber wanted this score to have a languid feel, although he did complain that it was often played too slowly. Summer Music's opening melody is derived from the first seven measures of Barber's earlier, unpublished orchestral work Horizon, mostly transposed up a step, and a violin solo.
  4. Browse: Barber - Cello Sonata in C minor, Op. 6 This page lists all recordings of Cello Sonata in C minor, Op. 6 by Samuel Barber (). Showing 1 - 10 of 25 results4/5.
  5. The second CD in this series which, apart from one or two very early pieces has the complete Piano Music by Samuel Barber, is a brand new recording for SOMM and is as it happens, Leon McCawley’s second recording of the composer’s piano music to which, he has, incidentally, added more pieces. His first recording was for Virgin EMI back in
  6. History. Before composing his Piano Sonata, Samuel Barber was asked by Jeanne Behrend, a personal friend of his and an accomplished pianist, to write a longer, more involved piece for piano that “would be appropriate to perform on one of her programs of American music.” Barber obliged, and in June the first movement of Excursions was completed.
  7. History. The sonata was composed between June and December during a trip to Europe as Barber was finishing his studies at the Curtis Institute of tesehumetite.lempoeschenynecmemescompcapsoftswerook.co score is dedicated to Barber's composition teacher, Rosario Scalero, and was officially premiered on 5 March with the composer at the piano and his friend and colleague Orlando Cole as cellist, at a concert of the League of.
  8. 1. CHILDHOOD. Samuel Barber was born March 9th, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, in the suburbs of Philadelphia. He grew up in a middle-class family with his father, a doctor and respected member of the Episcopalian community, his mother, an amateur piano player of Irish descent, and his sister Sara, three years younger.
  9. This CD brings together Barber's two main works for cello, his Concerto and his Sonata, along with a recording of the Adagio for Strings. Ralph Kirshbaum is a thoughtful advocate for both cello works. Kirshbaum's performance of these two works was my first introduction to both pieces/5(8).

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