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Samuel Barber

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A Hand of Bridge, op.35 (2)
A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map, op.15 (4)
Adagio for Strings, op.11 (abridged) (1)
Adagio for Strings, op.11 (arr. Jean-Yves Thibaudet for piano) (1)
Adagio for Strings, op.11 (arr. William Orbit) (1)
Adagio for Strings, op.11 (arr. organ) (4)
Adagio for Strings, op.11 (58)
Ad bibinem cum me Rogaret ad Cenam (1)
After the concert (1)
Agnus Dei (26)
Andromache's Farewell, op.39 (3)
Antony and Cleopatra, op.40 (5)
A nun takes the veil: Heaven-Haven (choral setting by Barber of 4 Songs, op.13 no.1) (3)
Ballade, op.46 (8)
Beggar's Song (1)
Canzone for flute and piano, op.38a (6)
Canzonetta, op.48 (arr. Peter Dickinson) (1)
Canzonetta, op.48 (2)
Canzonetta for oboe and strings (1)
Capricorn Concerto, op.21 (4)
Cello Concerto, op.22 (10)
Cello Sonata, op.6 (14)
Chorale Preludes (3) (1)
Chorale for Ascension Day (1)
Chorale for a New Organ (1)
Commando March (5)
Despite and still, op.41 (3)
Die natali: Chorale Preludes for Christmas, op.37 (5)
Dover Beach, op.3 (7)
Early Songs (10) (0)
Easter Chorale (1)
Essays (3) for piano (1)
Excursions (4), op.20 (14)
Fadograph of a Yestern Scene, op.44 (2)
First Essay for Orchestra, op.12 (7)
Fresh from West Chester (1)
God's Grandeur (3)
Heaven-Haven (1)
Hermit Songs (10), op.29 (14)
I hear an army (1)
Interludes (2) (4)
In the Dark Pinewood (1)
Knoxville: Summer of 1915, op.24 (10)
Let down the Bars, O Death, op.8 no.2 (5)
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, op.23a (trans. Frank M Hudson) (1)
Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance, op.23a (7)
Medea: Suite, op.23 (2)
Medea Orchestral Suite, op.23 (2)
Melodies passageres (5), op.27 (3)
Motetto on Words from the Book of Job (1)
Music for a Scene from Shelley, op.7 (4)
Mutations from Bach (4)
Nocturne (Homage to John Field), op.33 (15)
Nuvoletta, op.25 (4)
Partite diverse sopra 'Straf' mich nicht in deinem Zorn' II (1)
Partite diverse sopra 'Straf' mich nicht in deinem Zorn' I (1)
Petite Berceuse (1)
Piano Concerto, op.38 (8)
Piano Sonata in E flat minor, op.26 (17)
Prayers of Kierkegaard, op.30 (2)
Prelude and Fugue in B minor (1)
Prelude to a tragic drama (1)
Reincarnations, op.16 (6)
Second Essay for Orchestra, op.17 (8)
Serenade, op.1 (4)
Sketches (3) (3)
Solitary Hotel (2)
Songs (3), op.2 (6)
Songs (3), op.10 (3)
Songs (3), op.45 (2)
Songs (4), op.13 (arr. C Morris for trumpet and piano) (1)
Songs (4), op.13 (17)
Souvenirs, op.28 (orchestra) (8)
Souvenirs, op.28 (piano 4 hands) (6)
Souvenirs, op.28 (piano solo) (5)
Stopping by woods on a snowy evening (1)
String Quartet in B minor, op.11 (9)
Suite for Carillon (1)
Summer Music, op.31 (13)
Sure on this shining night (3)
Symphony no.1, op.9 (11)
Symphony no.2, op.19 (6)
The Desire for Hermitage (3)
The Lovers, op.43 (1)
The Moon (1)
The School for Scandal: Overture, op.5 (12)
The Virgin Martyrs, op.8 no.1 (5)
Themes (1)
There's Nae Lark (arr. Parkin for cello and piano) (0)
There's Nae Lark (1)
Third Essay for Orchestra, op.47 (4)
To Aunt Maime on her Birthday (1)
To Longwood Gardens (1)
To be Sung on the Water, op.42 no.2 (4)
Toccata Festiva, op.36 (4)
Twelfth night, op.42 no.1 (2)
Under the Willow Tree (2)
Vanessa (highlights) (1)
Vanessa, op.32 (10)
Violin Concerto, op.14 (29)
Violin Sonata in F minor, op.4: III Allegro agitato (1)
Wondrous Love, op.34 (1)

Samuel Osmond Barber II (March 9, 1910 January 23, 1981) was an American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music. He is one of the most celebrated composers of the 20th century: music critic Donal Henahan stated that "Probably no other American composer has ever enjoyed such early, such persistent and such long-lasting acclaim." His Adagio for Strings (1936) has earned a permanent place in the concert repertory of orchestras. He was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for Music twice: for his opera Vanessa (195657) and for the Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1962). Also widely performed is his Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (1947), a setting for soprano and orchestra of a prose text by James Agee. At the time of his death, nearly all of his compositions had been recorded.

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