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Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Hi-Fi Dinner Music - Frank Barber

The Dagger Dance
Hi-Fi Dinner Music With Frank Barber
Capitol Records
Recorded In London
T10082

From the back cover: Barber is a Londoner, a youthful musician with a classical background and a generous respect for the past. His ensemble is small, well-rehearsed and superbly recorded in E.M.I.'s renewed London studios, the virtual "home" of British and Continental high fidelity.

Barber himself is a versatile and soft-spoken chap who is alternately heard, on this long-playing presentation, as piano soloist, violin soloist, viola soloist and flute soloist. His ensemble comprises four violas, cello, piano and two woodwinds. There are no saxophones, no trumpets, no drums.


Sweethearts
Habanera
Sympathy
The Dagger Dance
Love Is Like A Firefly
Will You Remember
Old Vienna
The Donkey Serenade
Trees
Giannina Mia
Destiny
A Perfect Day

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