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 Offer Barber conducts Barber

Zara Nelsova (cello)

New Symphony Orchestra of London, Samuel Barber

It is fascinating to hear Barber's own recordings of three works from the 1940s...The performances are excellent and Naxos's remastered sound (Mark Obert-Thorn) is astonishingly good, especially... More…

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Contents:

Barber: Symphony No. 2, Op. 19

27:08
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Samuel Barber
  • Recorded: 13 December 1950
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

I. Allegro ma non troppo

10:38

II. Andante, un poco mosso

7:38

III. Presto, senza battuta

8:52

Barber: Cello Concerto, Op. 22

26:59
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Samuel Barber
  • Zara Nelsova (cello)
  • Recorded: 11 December 1950
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

I. Allegro moderato

11:21

II. Andante sostenuto

6:45

III. Molto allegro e appassionato

8:53

Barber: Medea Orchestral Suite, Op. 23

24:39
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • Samuel Barber
  • Recorded: 12 December 1950
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London, UK

I. Parodos

2:30

II. Choros. Medea and Jason

4:19

III. The Young Princess. Jason

2:47