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In a BBC broadcast in 1982, an admiring American voice described Barber’s Adagio as coming ‘straight from the heart, to use the old-fashioned term. The sense of continuity, the steadiness of the flow, the satisfaction of the arch that it creates from beginning to end. They’re all very gratifying, satisfying and it makes you believe in the sincerity which he [Barber] obviously put into it.’
Flattering words … from none other than Aaron Copland.
from notes by Ken Walton © 2000
|Copland & Barber: In the beginning & other choral works|
Scotland's premier young vocal ensemble makes its Linn debut with this stunning recording of a cappella vocal music by America's two most famous 20th-century composers: Aaron Copland and Samuel Barber. This moving disc features a beautiful vocal a ...» More
|Naked Byrd Two|
Tavener, Purcell, Barber and Byrd, were 3 composers who wore their hearts on their sleeves, and whose art saw their emotions laid bare, in an atmospheric concert with the Armonico Consort, where magical musical moments are intertwined with sublime ...» More