Samuel Barber Masterpieces

Essential works

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Samuel Barber
1981
100+ works listed
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Adagio for strings

Work for chamber orchestra

1931

The School for Scanda

Work for orchestra

1948
1937

First Essay for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1924

55 years

1978

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

Work for choir (9)

Song, lied (14)

Opera (3)

Work for soloist (9)

Work for chamber orchestra (9)

Work for orchestra (14)

Work for orchestra with soloist (6)

Ballet (3)

Other renowned works

1957 - Vanessa

1953 - Medea’s Meditation and Dance of Vengeance

1945 - Cello Concerto

1942 - Second Essay for orchestra

1939 - Violin Concerto

Compositions by Samuel Barber (100+) ...

1910 .. 1980 : the essential composers

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °

1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °

1862-1918 Claude Debussy °

1858-1924 Giacomo Puccini °

1873-1943 Sergei Rachmaninoff °

1857-1934 Edward Elgar °

1875-1937 Maurice Ravel °

1863-1945 Pietro Mascagni

1935-oooo Arvo Pärt

1932-oooo John Williams

1837-1910 Mily Balakirev

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Samuel Barber




The purpose of these pages is to point out few relevant works only among tens of thousands and to provide some chronological references.

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