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Caption: James Ehnes
The Violin Concerto by Samuel Barber has some sharp and spiky peaks and crevices. Still, violinist James Ehnes considers it to be one of the more ...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: :23
Caption: James Ehnes
Some consider the Violin Concerto by American composer Samuel Barber to be the quintessential American violin concerto. Violinist James Ehnes says...

  • Added: Nov 29, 2010
  • Length: :19
Caption: Robert Spano
It started out as the slow movement for a string quartet, but with the help of a major film, and its presence at prominent national events, Samuel ...

Bought by KBYU/BYU Radio


  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :24
  • Purchases: 1
From: WBAA
Series: What's New
Caption: John Clare and George Crumb, Credit: John Clare
We'll hear masterpieces for the holidays by George Crumb, Krzysztof Penderecki, Christopher Rouse, Samuel Barber, and Rick Sowash on this episode o...

Bought by WGTE FM 91


  • Added: Jun 22, 2017
  • Length: 01:58:00
  • Purchases: 1
Caption: Robert Spano
It’s the same music, but in a different setting and with a very different sound. Samuel Barber arranged his well-known “Adagio for Strings” for ch...

  • Added: Jul 30, 2010
  • Length: :25
Caption: Robert Spano
Samuel Barber’s Adagio for Strings has become the American anthem for peace and comfort during times of national sadness and loss. Barber also wro...

Bought by WETS


  • Added: Dec 31, 2009
  • Length: :20
  • Purchases: 1
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Music holds a special meaning. Sometimes it marks a momentous time in one’s life, or recalls a deep-seated emotion that stirs us to our core. And s...

Bought by KJJF, Morehead State Public Radio, KUPR low power FM, Red River Radio Network, Delmarva Public Radio and more


  • Added: Sep 07, 2017
  • Length: 58:25
  • Purchases: 19