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Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber has been played on NTS over 20 times, featured on 19 episodes and was first played on 19 April 2016.

Samuel Osborne Barber (March 9, 1910–January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music, best known for his Adagio for Strings.

He was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania and began to compose at the age of seven. He studied at the Curtis Institute of Music in Philadelphia before becoming a fellow of the American Academy in Rome in 1935. The following year he wrote his String Quartet in B minor, the second movement of which he would arrange, at Arturo Toscanini's suggestion, for…

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Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 1 I. Allegro non troppo 12'58
Bruno Walter, Gustav Mahler, Richard Wagner, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Richard Strauss, Samuel Barber, Antonín Dvořák, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauss Jr., Franz Schubert, Anton Bruckner, Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, Bedřich Smetana
Sony Classical2012
Symphony No. 4 in E minor, Op. 98 1 I. Allegro non troppo 12'58
Bruno Walter, Gustav Mahler, Richard Wagner, Ludwig van Beethoven, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, Richard Strauss, Samuel Barber, Antonín Dvořák, Johannes Brahms, Johann Strauss Jr., Franz Schubert, Anton Bruckner, Joseph Haydn, Robert Schumann, Bedřich SmetanaSony Classical2012
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Hermit Songs
Samuel Barber, Eleanor Steber, Leontyne Price
Odyssey, Columbia Odyssey1968
Hermit Songs
Samuel Barber, Eleanor Steber, Leontyne PriceOdyssey, Columbia Odyssey1968
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Cello Concerto Op. 22
Barber, Shostakovich, Raphael Wallfisch, Geoffrey Simon, English Chamber Orchestra
Chandos1983
Cello Concerto Op. 22
Barber, Shostakovich, Raphael Wallfisch, Geoffrey Simon, English Chamber OrchestraChandos1983
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Agnus Dei
Bernstein, Copland, Barber, Corydon Singers, Matthew Best
Hyperion0
Agnus Dei
Bernstein, Copland, Barber, Corydon Singers, Matthew BestHyperion0
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Adagio For Strings, Op. 11
Samuel Barber
BMG Classics, RCA Victor Gold Seal1997
Adagio For Strings, Op. 11
Samuel BarberBMG Classics, RCA Victor Gold Seal1997
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Six Bagatelles For Wind Quintet
Ensemble Wien-Berlin, Barber, Ligeti, Berio, Françaix, Eder
Sony Classical1992
Six Bagatelles For Wind Quintet
Ensemble Wien-Berlin, Barber, Ligeti, Berio, Françaix, EderSony Classical1992
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Adagio For Strings, Op. 11
Edvard Grieg, Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, Baroque Strings Zürich
Denon1994
Adagio For Strings, Op. 11
Edvard Grieg, Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber, Baroque Strings ZürichDenon1994
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Adagio For Strings
Copland, Barber, Bernstein, Schuman, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein
Deutsche Grammophon1983
Adagio For Strings
Copland, Barber, Bernstein, Schuman, Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard BernsteinDeutsche Grammophon1983
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Agnus Dei, Op. 11
Samuel Barber
BMG Classics, RCA Victor Gold Seal1997
Agnus Dei, Op. 11
Samuel BarberBMG Classics, RCA Victor Gold Seal1997
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Adagio For Strings, Op.11
Barber, Elmar Oliveira, St Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
EMI Classics2001
Adagio For Strings, Op.11
Barber, Elmar Oliveira, St Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard SlatkinEMI Classics2001
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