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(May 31, 2014): Samuel Barber – Concerto for Cello & Orchestra, Op. 22

From the 1989 album, Barber, Cello Concerto / Britten, Symphony for Cello & Orchestra. Yo Yo Ma is to cello soloist here, during a prolific period for him, with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (David Zinman, cond.).  The Barber Cello Concerto dates … Continue reading

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(Sep 30, 2012): Samuel Barber – Three Essays for Orchestra

From the 1990 album, Music of Samuel Barber. These three Barber Essays were recorded in Powell Hall in May 1988 by the St. Louis Symphony Orchestra.  Leonard Slatkin, Music Director of SLSO from 1979-1996, conducts.  Barber composed the first two … Continue reading

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