Monday, March 8, 2010

Samuel Barber Centenary Playlist On Spotify

Tomorrow is Barber's 100th Birthday. Let's celebrate by listening to one of his works that is NOT the Adagio For Strings.

Some interesting links: The Life And Music Of Samuel Barber on NPR, An Adagio for Strings, and for the Ages on NYT, Out of the Classical Closet: Great Music by Gay Composers on Leonard Link, and the Barber story told by Gay For Today.

The Spotify Playlist: Samuel Barber: Complete Works (198 tracks, 14.4 hours, sorted by opus numbers) For the list of compositions and introductions to his important works, go to this wiki page.


  1. From the All Music Blog:

    Samuel Barber, American Composer

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