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Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber
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Born
March 9, 1910
Died
January 23, 1981
Timeline
Modern
Nationality
United States

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4583

2 Choruses

12

8

80

1936

00002 choruses02_choruses_opus_82810100N
5620
n.a.

2 Choruses from "Anthony and Cleopatra"

0

1966

00002 choruses from "anthony and cleopatra"02_choruses_from_anthony_and_cleopatra_2812091N
5621

On the Death of Anthony

0

1966

5620On the death of anthony0on_the_death_of_anthony2812096N
5622

On the Death of Cleopatra

0

1966

5620On the death of cleopatra0on_the_death_of_cleopatra28120119N
5623
n.a.

2 Pieces

12

42

420

1968

00002 pieces02_pieces_opus_4228120103N
5624

Twelfth Night

0

1968

5623Twelfth night0twelfth_night28120428N
5625

To Be Sung on the Water

0

1968

5623To be sung on the water0to_be_sung_on_the_water28120675N
5631
n.a.

2 Poems of the Wind

0

1924

00002 poems of the wind02_poems_of_the_wind2800100N
5632

Little Children of the Wind

0

1924

5631Little children of the wind0little_children_of_the_wind2800174N
5633

Longing

0

1924

5631Longing0longing2800108N
4588

2 Songs

12

18

180

1943

00002 songs 02_songs_opus_1828410115N
5636
n.a.

2 Songs of Youth

0

1925

00002 songs of youth02_songs_of_youth2800101N
5637

Invocation to Youth

0

1925

5636Invocation to youth0invocation_to_youth2800180N
5638

I Never Thought That Youth Would Go

0

1925

5636I never thought that youth would go0i_never_thought_that_youth_would_go2800361N
5312
n.a.

3 Sketches

0

1924

00003 sketches03_sketches250089N
5313

Love Song

0

1924

5312Love song0love_song2500586N
5314

To My Steinway

0

1924

5312To my steinway0to_my_steinway250099N
5315

Minuet

0

1924

5312Minuet0minuet2500182N
5680
n.a.

3 Songs

12

45

450

1972

00003 songs03_songs_opus_452800608N
5681

Now I Have Fed and Eaten Up the Rose

0

1972

5680Now i have fed and eaten up the rose0now_i_have_fed_and_eaten_up_the_rose2800102N
5682

A Green Lowland of Pianos

0

1972

5680A green lowland of pianos0a_green_lowland_of_pianos2800564N
5683

O Boundless, Boundless Evening

0

1972

5680O boundless, boundless evening0o_boundless_boundless_evening2800542N
4581

3 Songs

12

2

20

1934

00003 songs03_songs_opus_228410107N
4584

3 Songs

12

10

100

1936

00003 songs03_songs_opus_1028410436N
4585

4 Songs

12

13

130

1940

00004 songs04_songs_opus_1328410393N
4575

A Fadograph of a Yestern Scene

12

44

440

1971

0A fadograph of a yestern scene0a_fadograph_of_a_yestern_scene_opus_44770465N
4564

A Hand of Bridge

12

35

350

1959

0A hand of bridge0a_hand_of_bridge_opus_35200704N
5634

A Slumber Song of the Madonna

0

1925

0A slumber song of the madonna0a_slumber_song_of_the_madonna2800713N
5336

A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map

0

1940

0A stopwatch and an ordnance map0a_stopwatch_and_an_ordnance_map28110179N
4586

A Stopwatch and an Ordnance Map

12

15

150

1940

0A stopwatch and an ordnance map0a_stopwatch_and_an_ordnance_map_opus_1528110416N
2111

Adagio for Strings

12

11a

111

1936

0Adagio for strings0Adagio_Opus_11a7704669N
5297

Adventure

0

1954

0Adventure0adventure12180660N
5330

After the Concert

0

1960

0After the concert0after_the_concert250083N
5333

Agnus Dei (Lamb of God)

0

1938

0Agnus dei (lamb of god)0agnus_dei_lamb_of_god2812095N
5673

Andromache's Farewell

12

39

390

1962

0Andromache's farewell0andromache_s_farewell_opus_392840099N
4565

Anthony and Cleopatra

12

40

400

1966

0Anthony and cleopatra0anthony_and_cleopatra_opus_40200290N
5639

Ask Me To Rest

0

1926

0Ask me to rest0ask_me_to_rest2800104N
5619

aster Chorale

0

1965

0Aster chorale0aster_chorale280092N
5310

At Twilight

0

1919

0At twilight0at_twilight2500108N
4557

Ballade

12

46

460

1977

0Ballade0ballade_opus_462520647N
5652

Beggar's Song

0

1936

0Beggar's song0beggar_s_song2800142N
5299

Canzone

12

38a

381

1961

0Canzone0canzone_opus_38a1200502N
4562

Canzonetta

0

1978

0Canzonetta0canzonetta3090425N
4559

Capricorn Concerto

12

21

210

1944

0Capricorn concerto0capricorn_concerto_opus_213090421N
4567

Cave of the Heart

12

23

230

1947

0Cave of the heart0cave_of_the_heart_opus_23900244N
4560

Cello Concerto

12

22

220

1945

0Cello concerto0cello_concerto_opus_223020527N
4578

Cello Sonata

12

6

60

1932

0Cello sonata0cello_sonata_opus_612191764N
5303

Chorale for a New Organ

0

1936

0Chorale for a new organ0chorale_for_a_new_organ1900101N
5298

Chorale for Washington Cathedral

0

1960

0Chorale for washington cathedral0chorale_for_washington_cathedral12180435N
5305

Chorale Prelude on "Silent Night" from Die Natali

12

37

370

1960

0Chorale prelude on "silent night" from die natali0chorale_prelude_on_"silent_night"_from_die_natali_opus_3719000N
5292

Commando March

0

1943

0Commando march 0commando_march 00072N
5296

Commemorative March

0

1941

0Commemorative march0commemorative_march129097N
5674
n.a.

Despite and Still

12

41

410

1969

0Despite and still0despite_and_still_opus_412800760N
5675

A Last Song

0

1969

5674A last song0a_last_song2800279N
5676

My Lizard (Wish for a Young Love)

0

1969

5674My lizard (wish for a young love)0my_lizard_(wish_for_a_young_love)280095N
5677

In the Wilderness

0

1969

5674In the wilderness0in_the_wilderness2800238N
5678

Solitary Hotel

0

1969

5674Solitary hotel0solitary_hotel2800471N
5679

Despite and Still

0

1969

5674Despite and still0despite_and_still2800309N
4574

Die Natali

12

37

370

1960

0Die natali0die_natali_opus_37770206N
5291

Die Natali, Chorale Preludes for Christmas

12

37

370

1960

0Die natali, chorale preludes for christmas0die_natali_chorale_preludes_for_christmas_opus_37700157N
4582

Dover Beach

12

3

30

1931

0Dover beach0dover_beach_opus_3284101185N
4572

Essay for Orchestra

12

12

120

1937

0Essay for orchestra0essay_for_orchestra_opus_127701140N
5319

Essay III

0

1926

0Essay iii0essay_iii250095N
4558

Excursions

12

20

200

1944

0Excursions0excursions_opus_2025330598N
5316

Fantasie (written in the style of Joseph Haydn)

0

1924

0Fantasie (written in the style of joseph haydn)0fantasie_written_in_the_style_of_joseph_haydn220087N
5635

Fantasy in Purple

0

1925

0Fantasy in purple0fantasy_in_purple2800142N
5318

Fresh from West Chester (Some Jazzing)

0

1926

0Fresh from west chester (some jazzing)0fresh_from_west_chester_some_jazzing250094N
5293

Funeral March

0

1943

0Funeral march0funeral_march000106N
5334

God's Grandeur

0

1938

0God's grandeur0god_s_grandeur28120698N
5294

Gypsy Dance from The Rose Tree

0

1922

0Gypsy dance from the rose tree0gypsy_dance_from_the_rose_tree12200137N
5332

Heaven-Haven

0

1937

0Heaven-haven0heaven-haven28120167N
5645

here's Nae Lark

0

1927

0Here's nae lark0here_s_nae_lark2800173N
5662
n.a.

Hermit Songs

12

29

290

1953

0Hermit songs0hermit_songs_opus_29000691N
5663

At Saint Patrick's Purgatory

0

1953

5662At saint patrick's purgatory0at_saint_patrick_s_purgatory000197N
5664

Church Bells at Night

0

1953

5662Church bells at night0church_bells_at_night000105N
5665

St. Ita's Vision

0

1953

5662St. ita's vision0st._ita_s_vision000734N
5666

The Heavenly Banquet

0

1953

5662The heavenly banquet0the_heavenly_banquet000482N
5667

The Crucifixion

0

1953

5662The crucifixion0the_crucifixion000791N
5668

Sea-Snatch

0

1953

5662Sea-snatch0sea-snatch000318N
5669

Promiscuity

0

1953

5662Promiscuity0promiscuity000473N
5670

The Monk and His Cat

0

1953

5662The monk and his cat0the_monk_and_his_cat_song000754N
5671

The Praises of God

0

1953

5662The praises of god0the_praises_of_god000397N
5672

The Desire for Hermitage

0

1953

5662The desire for hermitage0the_desire_for_hermitage0001007N
5288

Horizon

0

1945

0Horizon0horizon700435N
5653

In the Dark Pinewood

0

1937

0In the dark pinewood0in_the_dark_pinewood2800290N
5627

In the Firelight

0

1918

0In the firelight0in_the_firelight2800338N
5320

Interlude No. 1 (Adagio for Jeanne)

0

1931

0Interlude no. 1 (adagio for jeanne)0interlude_no._1_adagio_for_jeanne2500771N
5321

Interlude No. 2

0

1932

0Interlude no. 20interlude_no._2250092N
5290

Intermezzo

0

1958

0Intermezzo0intermezzo700321N
5628

Isabel

0

1919

0Isabel0isabel2800456N
5654

Knoxville: Summer of 1915

12

25

250

1947

0Knoxville: summer of 19150knoxville_summer_of_1915_opus_2528400151N
5285

Knoxville: Summer of 1915

12

24

240

1947

0Knoxville: summer of 19150knoxville:_summer_of_1915_opus_2428400585N
5308

Largo

0

1918

0Largo0largo2500729N
5646

Love at the Door

0

1934

0Love at the door0love_at_the_door280095N
5648

Love's Caution

0

1935

0Love's caution0love_s_caution2800251N
5311

Lullaby

0

1919

0Lullaby0lullaby2500545N
5640

Man

0

1926

0Man0man2800867N
4568

Medea

12

23

230

1947

0Medea0medea_opus_23900860N
5289

Medea's Meditation and Dance of Vengeance

12

23a

231

1947

0Medea's meditation and dance of vengeance0medea_s_meditation_and_dance_of_vengeance_opus_23a700314N
5306

Melody in F

0

1917

0Melody in f0melody_in_f2500105N
5331

Motetto on Words from the Book of Job

0

1930

0Motetto on words from the book of job0motetto_on_words_from_the_book_of_job28120108N
5643

Mother, I Can Not Mind My Wheel

0

1927

0Mother, i can not mind my wheel0mother_i_can_not_mind_my_wheel2800298N
4571

Music for a Scene from Shelley

12

7

70

1933

0Music for a scene from shelley0music_for_a_scene_from_shelley_opus_7770638N
5642

Music, When Soft Voices Die

0

1926

0Music, when soft voices die0music_when_soft_voices_die2800672N
5300

Mutations from Bach

0

1967

0Mutations from bach0mutations_from_bach12180419N
5630

My Fairlyland

0

1924

0My fairlyland0my_fairlyland280090N
5656
n.a.

Mélodies passagères

12

27

270

1951

0Mélodies passagères0mélodies_passagères_opus_272800616N
5657

Puisque tout passe

0

1951

5656Puisque tout passe0puisque_tout_passe2800812N
5658

Un cygne

0

1951

5656Un cygne0un_cygne2800584N
5659

Tombeau dans un parc

0

1951

5656Tombeau dans un parc0tombeau_dans_un_parc2800523N
5660

Le clocher chante

0

1951

5656Le clocher chante0le_clocher_chante2800407N
5661

Départ

0

1951

5656Départ0départ2800200N
5287

Night Flight

12

19a

191

1944

0Night flight0night_flight_opus_19a770269N
5649

Night Wanderers

0

1935

0Night wanderers0night_wanderers2800138N
4556

Nocturne

12

33

330

1959

0Nocturne0nocturne_opus_3325140820N
5329

Nocturne (Homage to John Field)

12

33

330

1959

0Nocturne (homage to john field)0nocturne_homage_to_john_field_opus_332500929N
5655

Nuvoletta

12

25

250

1947

0Nuvoletta0nuvoletta_opus_252800589N
5629

October-Weather

0

1920

0October-weather0october_weather2800102N
5650

Of That So Sweet Imprisonment

0

1935

0Of that so sweet imprisonment0of_that_so_sweet_imprisonment2800589N
2112

Piano Concerto

12

38

380

1962

0Piano concerto0Piano_Concerto3060819N
2116

Piano Sonata

12

26

260

1949

0Piano sonata0Piano_Sonata25250689N
5617

Prayers of Kierkegaard

12

30

300

1954

0Prayers of kierkegaard0prayers_of_kierkegaard_opus_3028100144N
5302

Prelude and Fugue

0

1927

0Prelude and fugue0prelude_and_fugue190081N
5317

Prelude to a Tragic Drama

0

1925

0Prelude to a tragic drama0prelude_to_a_tragic_drama250099N
4587

Reincarnations

12

16

160

1940

0Reincarnations0reincarnations_opus_162810822N
5307

Sadness

0

1917

0Sadness0sadness2500164N
4573

Second Essay for Orchestra

12

17

170

1942

0Second essay for orchestra0second_essay_for_orchestra_opus_17770650N
4570

Serenade

12

1

10

1928

0Serenade0serenade_opus_1770515N
5647

Serenades

0

1934

0Serenades0serenades2800118N
5626

Sometime

0

1917

0Sometime0sometime2800657N
4569

Souvenirs

12

28

280

1953

0Souvenirs0souvenirs_opus_28900903N
5322
n.a.

Souvenirs, Ballet Suite

12

28

280

1953

0Souvenirs, ballet suite0souvenirs_ballet_suite_opus_282100675N
5323

Waltz

0

1953

5322Waltz0waltz2100874N
5324

Schottische

0

1953

5322Schottische0schottische2100638N
5325

Pas de deux

0

1953

5322Pas de deux0pas_de_deux2100627N
5326

Two-Step

0

1953

5322Two-step0two-step2100644N
5327

Hesitation-Tango

0

1953

5322Hesitation-tango0hesitation-tango2100764N
5328

Galop

0

1953

5322Galop0galop2100853N
4579

String Quartet

12

11

110

1936

0String quartet0string_quartet_opus_1112120681N
5651

Strings in the Earth and Air

0

1935

0Strings in the earth and air0strings_in_the_earth_and_air2800183N
5295

Suite

0

1931

0Suite0suite12001042N
4580

Summer Music for Wind Quintet

12

31

310

1956

0Summer music for wind quintet0summer_music_for_wind_quintet_opus_3112260703N
5335

Sure on this Shining Night

0

1928

0Sure on this shining night0sure_on_this_shining_night28120859N
2113

Symphony No. 1

12

9

90

1936

0Symphony00011Symphony_1740846N
2114

Symphony No. 2

12

19

190

1944

0Symphony00022Symphony_2740197N
5337

The Lovers

12

43

430

1971

0The lovers0the_lovers_opus_432810094N
5615
n.a.

The Monk and His Cat

0

0The monk and his cat0the_monk_and_his_cat2800447N
5616

Prayers of Kierkegaard

0

5615Prayers of kierkegaard0prayers_of_kierkegaard2800300N
2115

The School for Scandal

12

5

50

1933

0The school for scandal0The_School_for_Scandal710526N
4566

The Serpent Heart

0

1946

0The serpent heart0the_serpent_heart900298N
4576

Third Essay for Orchestra

12

47

470

1978

0Third essay for orchestra0third_essay_for_orchestra_opus_477701461N
5644

Thy Love

0

1927

0Thy love0thy_love2800108N
5301

To Longwood Gardens

0

1925

0To longwood gardens0to_longwood_gardens1900150N
4561

Toccata Festiva

12

36

360

1960

0Toccata festiva0toccata_festiva_opus_363090485N
5618

Under the Willow Tree

0

1958

0Under the willow tree0under_the_willow_tree2800442N
4563

Vanessa

12

32

320

1958

0Vanessa0vanessa_opus_32200324N
2110

Violin Concerto

12

14

140

1940

0Violin concerto0Violin_Concerto3080832N
4577

Violin Sonata

12

4

40

1928

0Violin sonata0violin_sonata_opus_41220199N
5309

War Song

0

1918

0War song0war_song250096N
5641

Watchers

0

1926

0Watchers0watchers2800241N
5304

Wondrous Love,Variations on a Shape-Note Hymn

12

34

340

1959

0Wondrous love,variations on a shape-note hymn0wondrous_love_variations_on_a_shape-note_hymn_opus_341900268N