8 thoughts on “ Andante Sostenuto - Samuel Barber - Barber Violin Concerto Cello Concerto Piano Concerto (CD)

  1. The Piano Concerto is also very, very moving - this is a grest way to bring the cd to a close. This was the correct way to present the selections. Open the cd with a stunner - followed by beauty - ending in a sparkling display of virtouso piano playing, orchstral precision, with just a pinch of pizaz and you have a recipe for sublime/5(18).
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the 24 Super Bit CD release of Barber Violin Concerto Cello Concerto Piano Concerto on Discogs. Label: RCA Red Seal - • Format: CD Stereo 24 Super Bit • Country: US • Genre: Classical •.
  3. Barber: Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; Piano Concerto Samuel Barber (Composer), Leonard Slatkin (Conductor), Saint Louis Symphony Orcheastra (Orchestra), Kyoko Takezawa (Performer), Steven Isserlis (Performer), John Browning (Performer) & 3 more Format: Audio CD/5(18).
  4. The Barber Piano Concerto, Op. 38, performance here won the Grammy award for best concerto performance in , and it is easy to see why. This was pianist John Browning 's second go-round in this work on record, the first being with George Szell and the Cleveland Orchestra in , an explosive and angry performance that has never appeared on CD.9/
  5. Find release reviews and credits for Barber: Violin Concerto; Cello Concerto; Piano Concerto - John Browning, Steven Isserlis, Kyoko Takezawa, Leonard Slatkin on AllMusic - - Barber: Concertos in RCA Red Seal's "Classics.
  6. Barber's Cello Concerto is one of the several great modern works for cello and orchestra. It's not as well known as it ought to be, and the reason is simple: it's appallingly difficult to play. The Violin Concerto, on the other hand, has always been a popular favorite/5(8).
  7. Barber was a corporal on inactive duty in the U.S. Army Air Force when he undertook the Cello Concerto, in January , commissioned by John Nicholas Brown of Providence, RI, for the Russian-born cellist Raya Garbousova. Serge Koussevitzky, celebrating his 20th season as music director of the Boston Symphony Orchestra, masterminded the project, even facilitating Barber's discharge from the.
  8. Samuel Barber's Concerto for Violoncello and Orchestra, Op. 22, completed on 27 November (Heyman , ), was the second of his three concertos (the first being his Violin Concerto and the third his Piano Concerto).Barber was commissioned to write his cello concerto for Raya Garbousova, an expatriate Russian cellist, by Serge Koussevitzky on behalf of Garbusova and the .

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