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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Popular videos from Samuel Barber

Katherine Ciesinski Must the Winter Come So Soon from Barber s Vanessa 31167
Must the winter come so soon
(Vanessa)
Katherine Ciesinski
Leontyne Price He has come Do not utter a word Vanessa Act Iwmv 46025
Do not utter a word
(Vanessa)
Leontyne Price

You Rascal You Drunk Scene performed by Richard Conrad 148262
You rascal you
(Vanessa)
Richard Conrad
Outside This House performed by Ray Bauwens 162423
Outside this house
(Vanessa)
Richard Conrad

On The Path To The Lake performed by Ray Bauwens 148339
On the path to the lake
(Vanessa)
Richard Conrad
Vanessa For every love there is a last farewell 177771
For every love there is a last farewell
(Vanessa)
Giorgio Tozzi

Roberta Alexander Give Me Some Music ANTONY CLEOPATRA Samuel Barber 155254
Give me some music
(Antony and Cleopatra)
Roberta Alexander

Scenes by Samuel Barber

Arias by Samuel Barber

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

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: contraltoLanguage: English

Roles:
2Do not utter a word Popularity:

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 1.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Vanessa
3You rascal you Popularity:

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 2

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: The Old Doctor
4Outside this house Popularity:

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 1.02

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles: Anatol
5On the path to the lake Popularity:

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles: Anatol
6Why must the greatest sorrows Popularity:

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 3.01

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles: Vanessa
7For every love there is a last farewell Popularity:

Opera: VanessaComposer: BarberAct: 3.02

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles: The Old Doctor
8Give me some music Popularity:

Opera: Antony and CleopatraComposer: BarberAct:

Type: Voice: Language: English

Roles:
9Who is there to love me? Popularity:

Opera: A Hand of BridgeComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: sopranoLanguage: English

Roles:
10And this will be my epitaph Popularity:

Opera: A Hand of BridgeComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles:
11Hark! the land bids me Popularity:

Opera: Antony and CleopatraComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: baritoneLanguage: English

Roles:
12The breaking of so great a thing Popularity:

Opera: Antony and CleopatraComposer: BarberAct:

Type: ariaVoice: tenorLanguage: English

Roles:
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