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|Document Type:||Sound Recording|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Samuel Barber; Eleanor Steber; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau; Leontyne Price; Martina Arroyo; William Strickland; Thomas Schippers; Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra.; Juilliard String Quartet.; New York Philharmonic.
|Notes:||The 1st and 4th songs for soprano and orchestra; the 2nd for baritone and string quartet; the 3rd for soprano and piano.
Previously released material.
Durations: 14:00; 8:20; 17:00; 12:12.
Program notes by Robert Cushman in English, German, and French (14 p.)--inserted in container.
|Performer(s):||Eleanor Steber, soprano ; Dumbarton Oaks Orchestra ; William Strickland, conductor (1st work) ; Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau, baritone ; The Juilliard Quartet (2nd work) ; Leontyne Price, soprano ; Samuel Barber, piano (3rd work) ; Martina Arroyo, soprano ; New York Philharmonic ; Thomas Schippers, conductor (4th work).|
|Event notes:||The 1st work recorded Nov. 7, 1950; the 2nd and 3rd works recorded at 30th Street Studio, New York City, on April 8, 1967, and Nov. 19, 1954, respectively; the 4th work recorded at Philharmonic Hall (now Avery Fisher Hall), New York City, Apr. 9, 1963.|
|Description:||1 sound disc : digital, mono., stereo. ; 4 3/4 in.|
|Contents:||Knoxville: Summer of 1915, op. 24 (14:00) --
Dover Beach, op. 3 (8:20) --
Hermit songs, op. 29: At Saint Patrick's purgatory (1:29) ; Church bell at night (:54) ; St. Ita's vision (3:03) ; The heavenly banquet (1:13) ; The Crucifixion (1:53) ; Sea-snatch (:36) ; Promiscuity (:39) ; The monk and his cat (2:14) ; The praises of God (:50) ; The desire for hermitage (3:17) --
Andromache's farewell, op. 39 (12:12).
|Series Title:||Masterworks portrait.|
|Other Titles:||Dover Beach.