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Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber has been played on NTS over 10 times, featured on 10 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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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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Honey and Rue
Kathleen Battle, Toni Morrison, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Orchestra Of St. Luke's, André Previn
Deutsche Grammophon1995
Honey and Rue
Kathleen Battle, Toni Morrison, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Orchestra Of St. Luke's, André PrevinDeutsche Grammophon1995
Discogs
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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Knoxville: Summer Of 1915, Op. 24
Samuel Barber, Karina Gauvin, Thomas Trotter, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop
Naxos2004
Knoxville: Summer Of 1915, Op. 24
Samuel Barber, Karina Gauvin, Thomas Trotter, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin AlsopNaxos2004
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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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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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Agnus Dei
Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Choruses, Adams, Barber, Corigliano, Higdon, Nmon Ford
Telarc2009
Agnus Dei
Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Choruses, Adams, Barber, Corigliano, Higdon, Nmon FordTelarc2009
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Agnus Dei
Samuel Barber
American Choral Catalog1994
Agnus Dei
Samuel BarberAmerican Choral Catalog1994
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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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