The Resource Historical recordings 1935-1960, Samuel Barber, (sound recording)

Historical recordings 1935-1960, Samuel Barber, (sound recording)

Label
Historical recordings 1935-1960
Title
Historical recordings 1935-1960
Statement of responsibility
Samuel Barber
Title variation
Samuel Barber
Title variation remainder
historical recordings, 1935-1960
Creator
Contributor
Conductor
Instrumentalist
Interviewee
Interviewer
Performer
Singer
Speaker
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Accompanying matter
  • libretto or text
  • biography of composer or author
  • historical information
Cataloging source
ENG
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1910-1981
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barber, Samuel
Date time place
Recorded at various venues between 1935 and 1980
Form of composition
multiple forms
Format of music
not applicable
Language note
The vocal works sung in English
LC call number
M3.1.B38
LC item number
S443 2011
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Various performers, orchestras and conductors
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1922-2013
  • 1892-1986
  • 1896-1960
  • 1899-1990
  • 1892-1958
  • 1876-1962
  • 1867-1957
  • 1874-1951
  • 1891-1968
  • 1899-1985
  • 1888-1953
  • 1911-2007
  • 1915-2003
  • 1912-1994
  • 1911-1975
  • 1920-2002
  • 1911-2007
  • 1910-1981
  • 1904-1986
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
  • 1910-1981
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Metropolitan Opera (New York, N.Y.)
  • New Symphony Orchestra of London
  • New York Philharmonic
  • Janssen Symphony Orchestra of Los Angeles
  • NBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Boston Symphony Orchestra
  • Cecilia Society of Boston
  • Philadelphia Orchestra
  • Curtis String Quartet
  • CBS Symphony Orchestra
  • Steber, Eleanor
  • Gedda, Nicolai
  • Elias, Rosalind
  • Resnik, Regina
  • Tozzi, Giorgio
  • Cehanovsky, George
  • Mitropoulos, Dimitri
  • Janssen, Werner
  • Rodzinski, Artur
  • Walter, Bruno
  • Toscanini, Arturo
  • Koussevitzky, Serge
  • Munch, Charles
  • Price, Leontyne
  • Kraft, Jean
  • Munro, Edward
  • Ormandy, Eugene
  • Spalding, Albert
  • Posselt, Ruth
  • Baker, Julius
  • Miller, Mitch
  • Freistadt, Harry
  • Nelsova, Zara
  • Cole, Orlando
  • Sokoloff, Vladimir
  • Firkušný, Rudolf
  • Gold, Arthur
  • Fizdale, Robert
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Farrell, Eileen
  • Biltcliffe, Edwin
  • Schippers, Thomas
  • Tourel, Jennie
  • Menotti, Gian Carlo
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Fassett, James
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
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http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Barber, Samuel
  • Operas
  • Suites (Orchestra)
  • Ballets
  • Orchestral music
  • Overtures
  • Symphonies
  • String orchestra music, Arranged
  • Marches (Orchestra), Arranged
  • Chorale preludes (Orchestra)
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
  • Concertos (Violin)
  • Concertos (Flute, oboe, trumpet with string orchestra)
  • Concertos (Cello)
  • Sonatas (Cello and piano)
  • String quartets
  • Piano music
  • Suites (Piano, 4 hands)
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra
  • Musicians
  • Ballets
  • Chorale preludes (Orchestra)
  • Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
  • Concertos (Cello)
  • Concertos (Flute, oboe, trumpet with string orchestra)
  • Concertos (Violin)
  • Marches (Orchestra), Arranged
  • Musicians
  • Operas
  • Orchestral music
  • Overtures
  • Piano music
  • Sonatas (Cello and piano)
  • Songs (High voice) with orchestra
  • Songs (Medium voice) with instrumental ensemble
  • String orchestra music, Arranged
  • String quartets
  • Suites (Orchestra)
  • Suites (Piano, 4 hands)
  • Symphonies
  • United States
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Historical recordings 1935-1960, Samuel Barber, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • West Hill Radio Archives: WHRA-6039; on container: CD-6039
  • Compact discs
  • CD-ROM contains three pdf files: Notes on the performance in English by Barbara B. Heyman; Notes on the performances in French by Pierre Brévignon with notes in French; and 2011 WHRA CD catalog
  • Includes track listing with complete discographical information in container
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (PDF files, illustrations, portraits ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CD 1: Vanessa : op. 32. Acts I-III (78:16) -- CD 2: Vanessa : op. 32. Act IV / (Eleanor Steber, Nicolai Gedda, Rosalind Elias, Regina Resnik, Giorgio Tozzi, George Cehanovsky ; Metropolitan Opera ; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor ; recorded Feb. 1, 1958) ; Medea : op. 23, orchestral suite / (New Symphony Orchestra of London ; Samuel Barber, conductor ; recorded Dec. 12, 1950) ; Medea's meditation and dance of vengeance : op. 23a / (New York Philharmonic ; D. Mitropoulos, conductor ; recorded Mar. 16, 1958) (78:27) --
  • CD 3: Overture to the school for scandal : op. 5 / (Janssen Symphony Orchestra of Los Angeles ; Werner Janssen, conductor ; recorded Mar. 11, 1942) ; Symphony in one movement, op. 9 : (original, revised versions) / (NBC Symphony Orchestra ; Artur Rodzinski, conductor ; recorded Apr. 2, 1938; New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, Bruno Walter, conductor ; recorded Mar. 12, 1944) ; Adagio for strings : op. 11 / (NBC Symphony Orchestra ; Arturo Toscanini, conductor ; recorded Nov. 5, 1938) ; Essay (no. 1), op. 12 / (NBC Symphony Orchestra ; Toscanini, conductor ; recorded Nov. 5, 1938) ; Essay (no. 2), op. 17 / (New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra ; Bruno Walter, conductor ; recorded Apr. 16, 1942) ; Commando march / (Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Serge Koussevitzky, conductor ; recorded Oct. 30, 1943) (78:35) --
  • CD 4: Symphony no. 2 : ("Flight symphony"), op. 19 (original & two revised version recordings) / (Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Koussevitzky, conductor ; recorded Mar. 4, 1944 ; New Symphony Orchestra of London ; Barber, conductor ; recorded Dec. 13, 1950 ; Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Barber, conductor ; recorded Apr. 6-7, 1950) (79:37) --
  • CD 5: Die natali : op. 37 / (Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Charles Munch, conductor ; recorded Dec. 23, 1960) ; Prayers of Kierkegaard : op. 30 / (Leontyne Price, soprano ; Jean Kraft, mezzo-soprano ; Edward Munro, tenor ; Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Boston Cecilia Society Chorus ; Munch, conductor ; recorded Dec. 3, 1954) ; Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 14 : (original version) / (Albert Spalding, violin ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy, conductor ; Feb. 7, 1941) --
  • CD 6: Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 14 (revised version) / (Ruth Posselt, violin ; Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Koussevitzky, conductor ; Jan. 7, 1949) ; Capricorn concerto : op. 21 / (Julius Baker, flute ; Mitchell Miller, oboe ; Harry Freistadt, trumpet ; CBS Orchestra ; Barber, conductor ; recorded May 2, 1945) ; Concerto for violoncello and orchestra, op. 22 / (Zara Nelsova, violoncello ; New Symphony Orchestra of London ; Barber, conductor ; recorded Dec. 11, 1950) (66:46) --
  • CD 7: Sonata for violoncello and piano, op. 6 / (Orlando Cole, violoncello ; Vladimir Sokoloff, piano ; recorded Jan. 28, 1973) ; String quartet in B minor, op. 11 : (original version) / (Curtis Quartet ; recorded Mar. 14, 1938) ; Excursions : op. 20 / (Rudolf Firkusny, piano ; recorded Nov. 17, 1950) ; Souvenirs : op. 28 / (Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale, duo pianos ; recorded Aug. 15, 1952) (69:47) --
  • CD 8: Dover Beach : op. 3 / (Samuel Barber, baritone ; Curtis String Quarte t; recorded May 13, 1935) ; Knoxville: summer of 1915 : op. 24 (original version, 2 recordings; revised version) / (Eileen Farrell, soprano ; CBS Symphony Orchestra ; Bernard Herrmann, conductor ; recorded June 19, 1949 ; Eleanor Steber, soprano ; Edward [i.e., Edwin] Biltcliffe, piano ; recorded Oct. 1958 ; Leontyne Price, soprano ; New York Philharmonic ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; recorded Nov. 15, 1959) ; Orchestrated songs. Sure on this shining night : op. 13, no. 3 ; Nocturne, op. 13, no. 4 ; I hear an army : op. 10, no. 3 / (Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano ; CBS Orchestra ; Barber, conductor ; recorded May 2, 1945) ; Statement by Gian Carlo Menotti, Mar. 9, 1980 ; Interview with Samuel Barber by James Fassett, Mar. 16, 1958 (79:37)
  • CD 9 (CD-ROM): Notes on the performance in English by Barbara B. Heyman ; Notes on the performances in French by Pierre Brévignon with notes in French ; 2011 WHRA CD catalog
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
8 audio discs
File format
one file format
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
5425008377407
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • WHRA-6039
  • CD-6039
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)767827931
  • (OCoLC)ocn767827931
System details
Adobe Acrobat Reader required to view .PDF files on disc 9
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Historical recordings 1935-1960, Samuel Barber, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • West Hill Radio Archives: WHRA-6039; on container: CD-6039
  • Compact discs
  • CD-ROM contains three pdf files: Notes on the performance in English by Barbara B. Heyman; Notes on the performances in French by Pierre Brévignon with notes in French; and 2011 WHRA CD catalog
  • Includes track listing with complete discographical information in container
Accompanying material
1 CD-ROM (PDF files, illustrations, portraits ; 4 3/4 in.)
Capture and storage technique
analog electrical storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
black and white
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
performed music
Content type code
prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • CD 1: Vanessa : op. 32. Acts I-III (78:16) -- CD 2: Vanessa : op. 32. Act IV / (Eleanor Steber, Nicolai Gedda, Rosalind Elias, Regina Resnik, Giorgio Tozzi, George Cehanovsky ; Metropolitan Opera ; Dimitri Mitropoulos, conductor ; recorded Feb. 1, 1958) ; Medea : op. 23, orchestral suite / (New Symphony Orchestra of London ; Samuel Barber, conductor ; recorded Dec. 12, 1950) ; Medea's meditation and dance of vengeance : op. 23a / (New York Philharmonic ; D. Mitropoulos, conductor ; recorded Mar. 16, 1958) (78:27) --
  • CD 3: Overture to the school for scandal : op. 5 / (Janssen Symphony Orchestra of Los Angeles ; Werner Janssen, conductor ; recorded Mar. 11, 1942) ; Symphony in one movement, op. 9 : (original, revised versions) / (NBC Symphony Orchestra ; Artur Rodzinski, conductor ; recorded Apr. 2, 1938; New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, Bruno Walter, conductor ; recorded Mar. 12, 1944) ; Adagio for strings : op. 11 / (NBC Symphony Orchestra ; Arturo Toscanini, conductor ; recorded Nov. 5, 1938) ; Essay (no. 1), op. 12 / (NBC Symphony Orchestra ; Toscanini, conductor ; recorded Nov. 5, 1938) ; Essay (no. 2), op. 17 / (New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra ; Bruno Walter, conductor ; recorded Apr. 16, 1942) ; Commando march / (Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Serge Koussevitzky, conductor ; recorded Oct. 30, 1943) (78:35) --
  • CD 4: Symphony no. 2 : ("Flight symphony"), op. 19 (original & two revised version recordings) / (Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Koussevitzky, conductor ; recorded Mar. 4, 1944 ; New Symphony Orchestra of London ; Barber, conductor ; recorded Dec. 13, 1950 ; Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Barber, conductor ; recorded Apr. 6-7, 1950) (79:37) --
  • CD 5: Die natali : op. 37 / (Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Charles Munch, conductor ; recorded Dec. 23, 1960) ; Prayers of Kierkegaard : op. 30 / (Leontyne Price, soprano ; Jean Kraft, mezzo-soprano ; Edward Munro, tenor ; Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Boston Cecilia Society Chorus ; Munch, conductor ; recorded Dec. 3, 1954) ; Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 14 : (original version) / (Albert Spalding, violin ; Philadelphia Orchestra ; Eugene Ormandy, conductor ; Feb. 7, 1941) --
  • CD 6: Concerto for violin and orchestra, op. 14 (revised version) / (Ruth Posselt, violin ; Boston Symphony Orchestra ; Koussevitzky, conductor ; Jan. 7, 1949) ; Capricorn concerto : op. 21 / (Julius Baker, flute ; Mitchell Miller, oboe ; Harry Freistadt, trumpet ; CBS Orchestra ; Barber, conductor ; recorded May 2, 1945) ; Concerto for violoncello and orchestra, op. 22 / (Zara Nelsova, violoncello ; New Symphony Orchestra of London ; Barber, conductor ; recorded Dec. 11, 1950) (66:46) --
  • CD 7: Sonata for violoncello and piano, op. 6 / (Orlando Cole, violoncello ; Vladimir Sokoloff, piano ; recorded Jan. 28, 1973) ; String quartet in B minor, op. 11 : (original version) / (Curtis Quartet ; recorded Mar. 14, 1938) ; Excursions : op. 20 / (Rudolf Firkusny, piano ; recorded Nov. 17, 1950) ; Souvenirs : op. 28 / (Arthur Gold and Robert Fizdale, duo pianos ; recorded Aug. 15, 1952) (69:47) --
  • CD 8: Dover Beach : op. 3 / (Samuel Barber, baritone ; Curtis String Quarte t; recorded May 13, 1935) ; Knoxville: summer of 1915 : op. 24 (original version, 2 recordings; revised version) / (Eileen Farrell, soprano ; CBS Symphony Orchestra ; Bernard Herrmann, conductor ; recorded June 19, 1949 ; Eleanor Steber, soprano ; Edward [i.e., Edwin] Biltcliffe, piano ; recorded Oct. 1958 ; Leontyne Price, soprano ; New York Philharmonic ; Thomas Schippers, conductor ; recorded Nov. 15, 1959) ; Orchestrated songs. Sure on this shining night : op. 13, no. 3 ; Nocturne, op. 13, no. 4 ; I hear an army : op. 10, no. 3 / (Jennie Tourel, mezzo-soprano ; CBS Orchestra ; Barber, conductor ; recorded May 2, 1945) ; Statement by Gian Carlo Menotti, Mar. 9, 1980 ; Interview with Samuel Barber by James Fassett, Mar. 16, 1958 (79:37)
  • CD 9 (CD-ROM): Notes on the performance in English by Barbara B. Heyman ; Notes on the performances in French by Pierre Brévignon with notes in French ; 2011 WHRA CD catalog
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. +
Dimensions
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
  • 4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Extent
8 audio discs
File format
one file format
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
s
Other control number
5425008377407
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • WHRA-6039
  • CD-6039
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • sound disc
  • optical disk
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)767827931
  • (OCoLC)ocn767827931
System details
Adobe Acrobat Reader required to view .PDF files on disc 9
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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