Samuel Barber, one of America’s most celebrated composers, was born on this day (April 9) in 1910. The young filmmaker H. Paul Moon has made a full-length documentary about Barber that will be released later this month. “I went out on a limb with this project, self-distributing, keeping it independent, making sure I got things right…

via Happy Birthday, Samuel Barber. Here’s Your New Documentary Called “Absolute Beauty” — Sequenza21/


Wolfgang Amadé Mozart

 Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop

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Cellist Hanno Strydom and pianist Jon Michael Iverson perform Samuel Barber’s Cello Sonata, Op. 6. This performance was given on Friday, April 27th, 2012 as a part of MacPhail Center for Music’s Spotlight Series Concert entitled, “Contemporary Masters: The ABCs of American Composers.” Antonello Hall, MacPhail Center for Music, Minneapolis, MN.

Cello Sonata, Op. 6 by Samuel Barber
Mvt. I: Allegro ma non troppo
Mvt. II: Adagio 10’00
Mvt. III: Allegro appassionato 14’38

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October 9, 2011 – Metropolitan Symphony Orchestra, William Schrickel, conductor

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Barber: Summer Music
This video is dedicated to our beloved Főnökasszony:)

Played by: Ensemble Wien-Berlin

Wolfgang Schulz – flute,
Hansjörg Schellenberger – oboe,
Karl Leister – clarinet,
Günter Högner – horn,
Milan Turkovic – basson

and here is the second part of it:

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Adagio For Strings

Agnus Dei  –  Choral Version of the Above