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Barber: Adagio for Strings; Ives; Symphony No. 3; Copland: Quiet City - Celia Nicklin (oboe); Celia Nicklin (cor anglais); Michael Laird (cornet); 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

Barber: Adagio for Strings by Neville Marriner and the Academy of St. Martin-in-the-Fields is an Argo CD that is a long-standing favorite from the LP catalog. 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 way. Marriner's reading of the title work is the very model of restraint, and he employs a careful building up of mood in Barber's somber masterwork ...

Barber: Adagio for Strings; Ives; Symphony No. 3; Copland: Quiet City 1990, Decca

UPC: 028941781826

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