Samuel Barber

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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 Read more on Last.fm

Samuel Barber, Anders Hillborg, Björk; Renée Fleming
Distant Light
Album (2017)
Samuel Barber, Anders Hillborg, Björk; Renée Fleming, Sakari Oramo, Kungliga Filharmonikerna
Distant Light
Album (2017)
Benjamin Britten, Samuel Barber; London Symphony Orchestra, Емил Табаков, Elizabeth Joy Roe
Piano Concertos
Album (2015)
Antonín Dvořák, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin, Aaron Copland, Dave Brubeck; Brodsky Quartet
New World Quartets
Album (2014)
Samuel Barber / Karl Amadeus Hartmann / Alban Berg / Игорь Фёдорович Стравинский / Benjamin Britten; Gil Shaham
1930s Violin Concertos, vol. 1
Album (2014)
György Ligeti, Samuel Barber; Keller Quartet
Ligeti String Quartets / Barber Adagio
Album (2013)
Samuel Barber, Howard Hanson; The Ying Quartet
American Anthem
Album (2013)
Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin; Orchestra of the Swan, David Curtis, April Fredrick
Copland: Quiet City, Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson / Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Capricorn Concerto / Gershwin: Summertime
Album (2012)
Charles Ives, Samuel Barber; Nicholas Zumbro
Ives: Concord Sonata / Samuel Barber: Piano Sonata
Album (2012)
Samuel Barber, Erich Wolfgang Korngold, Franz Waxman, John Williams; Alexander Gilman, Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Perry So
Barber & Korngold: Violin Concertos / Waxman: Carmen Fantasie / Williams: Theme from Schindler's List
Album (2012)
Արամ Խաչատրյան, Samuel Barber; Mikhail Simonyan, London Symphony Orchestra, Kristjan Järvi
Two Souls
Album (2012)
Samuel Barber; Christian Poltéra, Kathryn Stott, Bergen filharmoniske orkester, Andrew Litton
Cello Concerto / Sonata / Adagio for Strings
Album (2012)
Steve Reich, Samuel Barber, George Crumb; Quatuor Diotima
American Music
Album (2011)
Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Ernest Bloch; Vadim Gluzman, Orquestra Sinfônica do Estado de São Paulo, John Neschling
Vadim Gluzman: Barber - Bernstein - Bloch
Album (2009)
Samuel Barber
String Quartet / Serenade / Dover Beach / Songs
Album (2009)
Samuel Barber; Gerald Finley, Julius Drake
Songs by Samuel Barber
Album (2007)
Samuel Barber
Songs by Samuel Barber (baritone: Gerald Finley, piano: Julius Drake)
Album (2007)
Samuel Barber, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Henry Cowell, Paul Creston; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Barber: Adagio for Strings / Ives: Symphony no. 3 / Copland: Quiet City / Cowell: Hymn and Fuguing Tune no. 10 / Creston: A Rumor
Album (2007)
Samuel Barber
Samuel Barber / Ríkarður Örn Pálsson / Lárus H. Grímsson / Sergei Prokoffief
Album (2007)
Samuel Barber, Leonard Bernstein, Benjamin Britten, Aaron Copland, Charles Tomlinson Griffes, Roger Quilter; Barbara Bonney, Malcolm Martineau
My Name Is Barbara
Album (2005)
Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович, Samuel Barber; Münchner Philharmoniker, Sergiu Celibidache
Shostakovich: Symphonies 1 & 9 / Barber: Adagio
Album (2005)
Samuel Barber, Gustav Mahler, Johannes Brahms, Antonín Dvořák, Модест Петрович Мусоргский, Maurice Ravel, Almeida Prado, Antônio Carlos Gomes; Kurt Masur, Roberto Minczuk, Orquestra Acadêmica do Festival Internacional de Inverno de Campos Do Jordão
Festival Internacional de Inverno de Campos do Jordão
Album (2005)
Wynn-Anne Rossi, Samuel Barber, Александр Николаевич Скрябин, Lauren Bernofsky, Moritz Moszkowski; Jón Sigurðsson
Píanó
Album (2005)
Samuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Thomas Schippers, Eugene Ormandy
Adagio for Strings: Orchestral and Chamber Works
Album (2005)
Samuel Barber
Vanessa (BBC Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Leonard Slatkin)
Album (2004)
Charles Ives, Samuel Barber; Marc-André Hamelin
Ives: Concord Sonata / Barber: Piano Sonata
Album (2004)
Samuel Barber; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Karina Gauvin, Thomas Trotter
Knoxville: Summer of 1915 / Essays for Orchestra nos. 2 and 3
Album (2004)
Samuel Barber; Stephane Rancourt, Karen Jones, John Gracie, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop
Capricorn Concerto / A Hand of Bridge / Intermezzo from Vanessa
Album (2004)
Samuel Barber; Molly McGurk, London Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, David Measham
Knoxville (Summer of 1915) / Symphony No. 1 / Essays for Orchestra / Night Flight / Scene From Shelley
Album (2003)
Samuel Barber, Roy Harris, William Schuman; New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein
American Masters
Album (2003)
Samuel Barber
Cello Concertos (feat. cello: Anne Gastinel)
Album (2003)
Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, Lukas Foss; Itzhak Perlman, 小澤征爾
The Perlman Edition: The American Album
Album (2003)
Edward Elgar, Samuel Barber; Anne Gastinel
Elgar & Barber Cello Concertos
Album (2003)
Samuel Barber; Stephen Prutsman, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop
Piano Concerto / Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
Album (2002)
Francis Poulenc, Pierre Petit, Samuel Barber; Gillian Weir, English Chamber Orchestra
Poulenc: Concerto for Organ / Petit: Concertino / Barber: Toccata Festiva
Album (2002)
Samuel Barber; James Buswell, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop
Violin Concerto / Souvenirs (Ballet Suite) / Music for a Scene From Shelley
Album (2001)
Samuel Barber; James Buswell, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop
Violin Concerto / Music for a Scene From Shelley / Souvenirs (Ballet Suite)
Album (2001)
Samuel Barber; Elmar Oliveira, Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
Adagio for Strings / Violin Concerto / Orchestral & Chamber Works
Album (2001)
Samuel Barber; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Wendy Warner, Marin Alsop
Orchestral Works, Volume 2: Cello Concerto / Medea / Adagio for Strings
Album (2001)
Samuel Barber; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop
Orchestral Works, Volume 1: Symphonies nos. 1 and 2
Album (2000)
Samuel Barber; Daniel Pollack
Solo Piano Music
Album (1999)
Samuel Barber
The Beauty of Barber
Album (1999)
Samuel Barber; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
Symphonies 1 & 2 / Overture: The School for Scandal / Adagio for Strings
Album (1998)
Samuel Barber, William Schuman; New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Isaac Stern
Bernstein Century: Barber: Adagio for Strings / Violin Concerto / Schuman: To Thee Old Cause / In Praise of Shahn
Album (1997)
Samuel Barber, William Schuman; New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Isaac Stern
Barber: Adagio for Strings / Violin Concerto / Schuman: To Thee Old Cause / In Praise of Shahn
Album (1997)
Samuel Barber
Barber's Adagio
Album (1997)
Samuel Barber, Sir William Walton, Ernest Bloch; Joshua Bell, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman
Barber: Violin Concerto / Walton: Violin Concerto / Bloch: Baal Shemn
Album (1997)
Samuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, Thomas Schippers
Samuel Barber
Album (1996)
Samuel Barber; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, 竹澤 恭子, Steven Isserlis
Violin Concerto / Cello Concerto / Capricorn Concerto
Album (1996)
Bruno Walter; Richard Strauss; Samuel Barber; Antonín Dvořák
Strauss / Barber / Dvorák
Album (1995)
Samuel Barber, Edward Elgar, Richard Strauss
Metamorphosis
Album (1995)
John Corigliano, Jean Belmont, Samuel Barber; Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy
Fern Hill
Album (1995)
Henryk Mikołaj Górecki, Samuel Barber, Arvo Pärt
Undiscovered Classics of Our Time: Górecki / Barber / Pärt
Album (1995)
Samuel Barber, Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Gil Shaham, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn
Barber: Violin Concerto / Korngold: Violin Concerto / Much Ado About Nothing Suite
Album (1994)
Samuel Barber, Erich Wolfgang Korngold; Gil Shaham, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn
Barber: Violin Concerto / Korngold: Violin Concerto / Much Ado About Nothing - Suite
Album (1994)
Samuel Barber
Barber/Bruch Violin Concertos
Album (1994)
Samuel Barber
Dover Beach (Endellion String Quartet feat. baritone: Thomas Allen, piano: Roger Vignoles)
Album (1994)
George Whitefield Chadwick, Samuel Barber; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
Chadwick: Symphony no. 3 / Barber: Two Orchestral Excerpts from "Vanessa" / Music for a Scene from Shelley / Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance
Album (1994)
Samuel Barber; Cheryl Studer, Thomas Hampson, John Browning, Emerson String Quartet
The Complete Songs
Album (1994)
Samuel Barber, Max Bruch; Anne Akiko Meyers
Violin Concertos
Album (1994)
Samuel Barber
Dover Beach / Songs / String Quartet / Serenade
Album (1994)
Samuel Barber, George Frederick Bristow; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
Barber: Symphony no. 2 / Adagio for Strings / Bristow: Symphony in F-sharp minor
Album (1993)
Samuel Barber, Antonín Dvořák, Philip Glass; The Duke Quartet
Barber / Dvořák / Glass
Album (1993)
Samuel Barber; Eric Parkin
Complete Works for Solo Piano
Album (1993)
Пётр Ильич Чайковский, Hugo Wolf, Samuel Barber, Edward Elgar; Berliner Philharmoniker, Семён Маевич Бычков
Serenades
Album (1993)
John Corigliano, Samuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta, Stanley Drucker
John Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto / Samuel Barber: Third Essay for Orchestra
Album (1992)
Samuel Barber; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman
Adagio for Strings / Symphony no. 1 / The School for Scandal
Album (1992)
Samuel Barber; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman
Adagio / Symphony no. 1 / The School for Scandal
Album (1992)
Samuel Barber
Knoxville Summer of 1915 / Dover Beach / Hermit Songs / Adromache's Farewell
Album (1992)
Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, Virgil Thomson
American Miniatures
Album (1992)
Charles Ives, Samuel Barber; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
Ives: Symphony no. 1 / Barber: Three Essays for Orchestra
Album (1992)
Samuel Barber, Amy Beach; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi
Barber: Symphony No. 1 / The School for Scandal Overture / Beach: Symphony in E minor (Gaelic)
Album (1991)
Samuel Barber; Dale Duesing, Sarah Reese, Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chicago Symphony Chorus, Andrew Schenck
The Prayers of Kierkegaard / The Lovers
Album (1991)
Samuel Barber
Symphony No. 1 / Piano Concerto / Souvenirs (St. Louis Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: Leonard Slatkin)
Album (1991)
Samuel Barber; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
Symphony no. 1 / Piano Concerto / Souvenirs
Album (1991)
Samuel Barber, Gian Carlo Menotti; Andrew Schenck, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
Barber: Souveniers / Menotti: Sebastian / Amahl and the Night Visitors /
Album (1990)
Samuel Barber; Eleanor Steber, Nicolai Gedda, Rosalind Elias, Giorgio Tozzi, Regina Resnik, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Metropolitan Opera Chorus
Vanessa
Album (1990)
Leonard Bernstein, Samuel Barber, George Gershwin; Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz
Arias and Barcarolles / School for Scandal / An American in Paris
Album (1990)
Fryderyk Chopin, Samuel Barber, Robert Schumann; 王健, Carol Rosenberger
Presenting Jian Wang
Album (1990)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Claude Debussy, Samuel Barber; Van Cliburn
Mozart: Sonata K. 330 / Barber: Sonata / Debussy: Estampes, Études, Images, Préludes
Album (1990)
Samuel Barber
Vanessa (Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus feat. conductor: Dimitri Mitropoulos)
Album (1990)
Samuel Barber; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
Music of Samuel Barber
Album (1989)
Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland, George Gershwin; City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox
Rhapsody in Blue / Appalachian Spring / Quiet City / Knoxville / Adagio
Album (1989)
Maurice Ravel / George Gershwin / Claude Debussy / Samuel Barber
Ravel: Bolero / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Gershwin: An American in Paris / Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune / Barber: Adagio for Strings
Album (1989)
Samuel Barber; Ralph Kirshbaum, Roger Vignoles, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Jukka‐Pekka Saraste
Cello Concerto / Cello Sonata / Adagio for Strings
Album (1989)
Samuel Barber, Benjamin Britten; Yo‐Yo Ma, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman
Barber: Cello Concerto / Britten: Symphony for Cello and Orchestra
Album (1989)
Leonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber; Corydon Singers, Matthew Best
Bernstein: Chichester Psalms / Copland: In the beginning and Three Motets / Barber: Agnus Dei
Album (1987)
Samuel Barber, Paul Hindemith, André Jolivet, Harald Sæverud; The Bergen Wind Quintet
Barber: Summer Music / Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusk / Jolivet: Sérénade / Sæverud: Slåtter og stev fra „Siljustøl”
Album (1985)
Samuel Barber; Tedd Joselson, London Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck
Piano concerto / Medea: Meditation & Dance of Vengance/ Adagio for strings
Album (1985)
Andrew Schenck, London Symphony Orchestra, Samuel Barber
Piano Concerto / Medea / Adagio
Album (1985)
Samuel Barber
Music of Barber, Copland and Ives
Album (1984)
George Gershwin, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein
Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Barber: Adagio for Strings / Copland: Appalachian Spring
Album (1983)
Samuel Barber, Дмитрий Дмитриевич Шостакович; Raphael Wallfisch, English Chamber Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon
Barber: Cello Concerto / Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no. 1
Album (1983)
Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber; Pacific Symphony, Keith Clark
Music of Barber and Copland
Album (1983)
Ralph Vaughan Williams, Samuel Barber, Percy Grainger; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin
Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis / Barber: Adagio for Strings / Grainger: Irish Tune from County Derry
Album (1981)
Samuel Barber, Charles Ives, Aaron Copland, Henry Cowell, Paul Creston; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner
Barber: Adagio for Strings / Ives: Symphony no. 3 / Copland: Quiet City
Album (1976)
Samuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, Thomas Schippers
Four Melodic Masterpieces of Samuel Barber
Album (1966)
Samuel Barber
Knoxville: "Summer of 1915" for Soprano and Orchestra, Op. 24 / Four Excursions, Op. 20
Album (1951)