Samuel Barber

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Samuel Barber was an open-hearted yet tough romantic and one of the most popular American composers of the mid-20th century.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 1936 07:49 Orchestral
Knoxville: Summer of 1915, for high voice & orchestra (rev. for voice & chamber orchestra), Op. 24 1947 15:42 Vocal Music
Hermit Songs, for voice & piano, Op. 29 1952 12:28 Vocal Music
Essay for orchestra, Op. 12 1937 08:27 Orchestral
Vanessa, opera, Op. 32 1956 01:57:46 Opera
The School for Scandal, overture for orchestra, Op. 5 1931 08:21 Orchestral
Capricorn Concerto, for flute, oboe, trumpet & strings, Op. 21 1944 15:03 Concerto
Violin Concerto, Op. 14 1939 23:33 Concerto
Piano Concerto, Op. 38 1962 27:54 Concerto
Cello Concerto in A minor, Op. 22 1945 27:45 Concerto
Sonata for piano, Op. 26 1949 19:53 Keyboard
Excursions (4), for piano, Op. 20 1942 12:54 Keyboard
Summer Music, for wind quintet, Op. 31 1955 11:49 Chamber Music
Symphony No. 1, Op. 9 1935 20:18 Symphony
Music for a Scene from Shelley, for orchestra, Op. 7 1933 09:44 Orchestral
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance (from "Medea"), Op. 23a 1953 12:52 Orchestral
Agnus Dei, for chorus (arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 1967 07:45 Choral
Reincarnations, for 4 voices, Op. 16 1937 08:12 Choral
Canzone (Elegy), for flute & piano (arr. from 2nd mvt. of the Piano Concerto), Op. 38a 1961 03:55 Chamber Music
Antony and Cleopatra, opera, Op. 40 1966 01:58:07 Opera
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