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Barber: Adagio for Strings; Ives: Symphony No. 3; Copland: Quiet City; etc. - Celia Nicklin (oboe); Celia Nicklin (cor anglais); Michael Laird (trumpet); Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields; Neville Marriner (conductor)
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  1. Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11
  2. Symphony No. 3: The Camp Meeting, for orchestra, S. 3 (K. 1A3)
  3. Quiet City, for English horn, trumpet & strings (from the incidental music)
  4. Hymn and Fuguing Tune No. 10 for oboe & string orchestra, HC 813
  5. A Rumor, for orchestra, Op. 27

This entry in Decca's The Originals series reissues a long-standing favorite from the Decca catalog, available as a full-price Argo CD for many years and present as an LP for as long as Decca continued to make them: Barber: Adagio for Strings by Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields. Recorded in 1976, in its LP incarnation this issue went a long way toward dispelling the notion that English orchestras were too heavy in body and provincial in tone to interpret American orchestral music in an effective ...

Barber: Adagio for Strings; Ives: Symphony No. 3; Copland: Quiet City; etc. 2007, Decca

UPC: 028947582373

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