Samuel Barber

More info on Samuel Barber

Country of Birth:

Usa

Year of Birth:

1910

Year of Death:

1981

About the composer Samuel Barber

Samuel Osborne Barber II (March 9, 1910 - January 23, 1981) was an American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music. His Adagio for Strings (1936) has earned a permanent place in the concert repertory of orchestras. He was twice awarded the Pulitzer Prize for music, for his opera Vanessa (1956-57) and his Concerto for Piano and Orchestra (1962). His Knoxville: Summer of 1915 (1947), a work for soprano and orchestra, sets a prose text by James Agee.
Barber was born in West Chester, Pennsylvania, the son of Marguerite McLeod (née Beatty) and Samuel Le Roy Barber. At a very early age, Barber became profoundly interested in music, and it was apparent that he had great musical talent and ability. At the age of nine he wrote to his mother:
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Operas by Samuel Barber


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Scenes by Samuel Barber

Arias by Samuel Barber

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Nr.Title scenePopularityOperaComposerActTypeVoicesLang.Roles
1Must the winter come so soon

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: English

Roles:
2Do not utter a word

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 1.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Vanessa
3You rascal you

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: The Old Doctor
4On the path to the lake

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles: Anatol
5Who is there to love me?

Opera: A Hand of BridgeComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles:
6Give me some music

Opera: Antony and CleopatraComposer: BarberAct:

Type: Voice: Language: English

Roles:
7Outside this house

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 1.02

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles: Anatol
8For every love there is a last farewell

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 3.02

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: The Old Doctor
9Why must the greatest sorrows

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Vanessa
10And this will be my epitaph

Opera: A Hand of BridgeComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles:
11The breaking of so great a thing

Opera: Antony and CleopatraComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles:
12Hark! the land bids me

Opera: Antony and CleopatraComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles:
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