American Composer Samuel Barber Died On This Day in 1981 [ON-THIS-DAY]

American composer Samuel Barber died on this day in 1981, 38 years ago – aged 70

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Samuel Barber Death

American composer Samuel Barber died on this day in 1981, 38 years ago – aged 70.

His signature works include Adagio for Strings and his Violin Concerto Op. 14 – a much-loved standard in today’s concert and competition repertoire.

 

ANNE AKIKO MEYERS | BARBER VIOLIN CONCERTO | GEORGE PEHLIVANIAN & SLOVENIAN PHILHARMONIC | 2006

 

The American Masters - Barber & Bates: Violin Concertos - Corigliano: Lullaby for Natalie |CD|

Anne Akiko Meyers, Violin

Leonard Slatkin & London Symphony Orchestra

Release Date: September 20, 2014

eOne Music

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