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Main Author: Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.
Corporate Author: Emerson String Quartet. (Performer)
Other Authors: Studer, Cheryl. (Vocalist)
Hampson, Thomas.
(Vocalist)

Browning, John, 1933-2003.
(Instrumentalist)
Format: Music Recording Audio CD
Language:English
Published:Hamburg, Germany : Deutsche Grammophon, p1994.
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Main Author:Barber, Samuel, 1910-1981.
Uniform Title:Vocal music. Selections
General Notes:Deutsche Grammophon: 435 867-2 (435 868-2--435 869-2).
In part song cycles.
Principally with piano acc. ; the 21st song with string quartet acc.
Sung principally in English ; Mélodies passagères sung in French.
Texts from various sources.
Title on container: Secrets of the old : complete songs of Samuel Barber.
Ed. recorded: G. Schirmer.
Compact discs.
Biographical and program notes by John Browning and texts, the French songs with English translation (28 p. : ports.) inserted in container.
Physical Description:2 sound discs (110 min.) : digital, stereo. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet.
Performer:Cheryl Studer, soprano ; Thomas Hampson, baritone ; John Browning, piano ; Emerson String Quartet.
Event:Recorded at St. Konrad Church, Abersee, Austria, Aug. 1991, at Brahms-Saal, Musikverein, Vienna, Sept. 1992, at Performing Arts Center, SUNY Purchase, Dec. 6, 1992, and at American Academy & Institute of Arts and Letters, New York, Dec. 8, 1992.