Samuel Barber

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Born: 9 March 1910 — West Chester, Pennsylvania — USA
Died: 23 January 1981 — New York — USA
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His best-known work is the "Adagio for strings", originally for string quartet.

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Lifelong friend, companion, confidante, and bedmate of Gian-Carlo Menotti.

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10 May 1946: Premiere of The Serpent Heart, in New York, USA.
15 January 1958: Premiere of Vanessa, in New York, USA.
16 September 1966: Premiere of Antony and Cleopatra, in New York, USA.
14 September 1978: Premiere of Essay for Orchestra no. 3, in New York, USA.

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Wed 23 Apr: Trois Miniatures Pour quatuor à cordes, Premiere and workshop by the Arditti Quartet Milton court concert hall, Guildhall School of Music & Drama (London)
Thu 24 Apr: Von Hollywood nach Pankow - Hanns Eisler und die Frauen Arnold Schönberg Center Schwarzenbergplatz 6 1030 Wien
Sun 27 Apr: Godelieve Shrama + Wouter Snoei Muziekgebouw aan 't IJ Piet Heinkade 1 Amsterdam
Sat 3 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” Church of the Holy Apostles New York
Sun 4 May: Melodia Women’s Choir of NYC Presents “The Poet’s Song” DiMenna Center for Classical Music, 450 W. 37th St., NY, NY
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(1824) Ludwig van Beethoven: Premiere of Missa Solemnis op. 123, in St. Petersburg, Russia.
(2007) Peter Machajdík: Premiere of "Lasea" for string orchestra at the Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra in Bratislava, Slovakia.

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[details ←] Adagio for Strings, orchestra,
[details ←] Fantasy on a Theme by Samuel Barber, concert band,
[details ←] Sure on This Shining Night, orchestra,
[details ←] Knoxville: Summer of 1915, vocal, concert band,
[details ←] Sure on This Shining Night, concert band,
[details ←] First Essay, concert band,
[details ←] Adagio For Violin and Piano, violin, piano,
[details ←] First Essay
[details ←] 10 Early Songs, vocal,
[details ←] Canzonetta - Oboe/Piano, piano, oboe,
[details ←] Second Essay for Orchestra
[details ←] Adagio For Strings, piano,
[details ←] First Essay for Orchestra
[details ←] String Quartet, Op. 11, viola, violin, cello, string quartet,
[details ←] Adagio for Strings, Op. 11, viola, orchestra, violin, double bass, cello,
[details ←] Adagio for Strings, Op. 11
[details ←] Dover Beach, vocal,
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