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Title: Complete Orchestral Works
Otros títulos: Capricorn Concerto : Concierto de Capricornio
A Hand of bridge : Una Mano de puente
Intermezzo from Vanessa : Intermezzo de Vanessa
Completo Trabajos Orquestales
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Samuel Barber; Stéphane Rancourt; Karen Jones; John Gracie; Royal Scottish National Orchestra; Marin Alsop
Código CDU: Barb.02
Forma Musical: Concertos (Flute, oboe, trumpet with string orchestra) Operas. Variations (Instrumental ensemble) Operas -- Excerpts. Oboe with string orchestra. Orchestral music.
Abstract: An open-hearted yet tough romantic, Samuel Barber was one of the few twentieth century American composers to fight for the primacy of lyricism. In his last decades he seemed to be losing the battle, but by the end of the century Barber had posthumously become one of America's most widely performed and recorded composers. In particular, his emotive Violin Concerto and Adagio for Strings have gained a popularity exceeded only by certain works of Aaron Copland. Barber entered the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia in 1924, where he met future opera composer Gian Carlo Menotti; the two would become lifelong lovers. Barber was an able pianist and a baritone of some talent, but he was an even more precocious composer. His 1933 Curtis graduation piece, the spirited School for Scandal Overture, has become a beloved concert opener. Barber developed into America's most enduring composer of art songs; most popular is his tender setting for soprano and chamber orchestra of James Agee's ...


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1. Capricorn concerto- Allegro ma non troppo.mp3 6:23 8.763Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
2. Capricorn Concerto- Allegretto.mp3 3:02 4.154Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
3. Capricorn Concerto- Allegro con brio.mp3 4:39 6.392Mb MPEG Audio Mp3
4. A Han of Brisge.wav 9:36 96.97Mb WAV audio Wav
5. Mutations from Bach.wav 5:32 55.80Mb WAV audio Wav
6. Intermezzo from Vanessa.wav 4:21 43.88Mb WAV audio Wav
7. Canzonetta for oboe and strings.wav 8:41 87.61Mb WAV audio Wav
8. Fadograph of a Yestern Scene.wav 9:29 95.67Mb WAV audio Wav
Capricorn Concerto- Completo.wav 13:57 140.8Mb WAV audio Wav

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