Samuel Barber (American orchestral, choral, opera & piano composer)

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Discography

Album

YearTitleArtistRatingReleases
1951Knoxville: "Summer of 1915" for Soprano and Orchestra, Op. 24 / Four Excursions, Op. 20Samuel Barber; Eleanor Steber, William Strickland, The Dumbarton Oaks Chamber Orchestra, Rudolf Firkusny1
1966Four Melodic Masterpieces of Samuel BarberSamuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, Thomas Schippers1
1976Barber: Adagio for Strings / Ives: Symphony no. 3 / Copland: Quiet CityBarber, Ives, Copland; Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Neville Marriner3
1981Vaughan Williams: Fantasia on a Theme by Thomas Tallis / Barber: Adagio for Strings / Grainger: Irish Tune from County DerryVaughan Williams, Barber, Grainger; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin2
1983Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Barber: Adagio for Strings / Copland: Appalachian SpringGeorge Gershwin, Samuel Barber, Aaron Copland; Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein4
1983Barber: Cello Concerto / Shostakovich: Cello Concerto no. 1Barber, Shostakovich; Raphael Wallfisch, English Chamber Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon1
1983Music of Barber and CoplandCopland, Barber; Pacific Symphony, Keith Clark2
1985Barber: Summer Music / Hindemith: Kleine Kammermusk / Jolivet: Sérénade / Sæverud: Slåtter og stev fra „Siljustøl”Barber, Hindemith, Jolivet, Sæverud; The Bergen Wind Quintet1
1985Piano concerto / Medea: Meditation & Dance of Vengance/ Adagio for stringsSamuel Barber; Tedd Joselson, London Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck2
1987Bernstein: Chichester Psalms / Copland: In the beginning and Three Motets / Barber: Agnus DeiLeonard Bernstein, Aaron Copland, Samuel Barber; Corydon Singers, Matthew Best1
1988Bloch: Concerto Grosso no. 1 / Barber: Adagio for Strings, op. 11 / Grieg: Holberg Suite, op. 40 / Puccini: CrisantemiBloch, Barber, Grieg, Puccini; Israel Chamber Orchestra, Yoav Talmi1
1989Music of Samuel BarberBarber; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin1
1989Barber: Cello Concerto / Britten: Symphony for Cello and OrchestraBarber, Britten; Yo‐Yo Ma, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman1
1989Cello Concerto / Cello Sonata / Adagio for StringsBarber; Ralph Kirshbaum, Roger Vignoles, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Jukka‐Pekka Saraste2
1989Ravel: Bolero / Gershwin: Rhapsody in Blue / Gershwin: An American in Paris / Debussy: Prélude à l'après-midi d'un faune / Barber: Adagio for StringsRavel / Gershwin / Debussy / Barber1
1989Rhapsody in Blue / Appalachian Spring / Quiet City / Knoxville / AdagioBarber, Copland, Gershwin; City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox1
1990Barber: Souveniers / Menotti: Sebastian / Amahl and the Night VisitorsBarber, Menotti; Andrew Schenck, New Zealand Symphony Orchestra1
1990Arias and Barcarolles / School for Scandal / An American in ParisBernstein, Barber, Gershwin; Seattle Symphony, Gerard Schwarz1
1990Mozart: Sonata K. 330 / Barber: Sonata / Debussy: Estampes, Études, Images, PréludesMozart, Debussy, Barber; Van Cliburn1
1990Presenting Jian WangChopin, Barber, Schumann; Jian Wang, Carol Rosenberger1
1990VanessaBarber; Eleanor Steber, Nicolai Gedda, Rosalind Elias, Giorgio Tozzi, Regina Resnik, Dimitri Mitropoulos, Metropolitan Opera Orchestra & Chorus1
1991Barber: Symphony No. 1 / The School for Scandal Overture / Beach: Symphony in E minor (Gaelic)Samuel Barber, Amy Beach; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi1
1991Symphony no. 1 / Piano Concerto / SouvenirsBarber; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin1
1991The Prayers of Kierkegaard / The LoversSamuel Barber; Dale Duesing, Sarah Reese, The Chicago Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Andrew Schenck1
1992Music of Samuel BarberBarber; Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Sylvia McNair, Yoel Levi51
1992American MiniaturesBarber, Copland, Thomson1
1992Knoxville Summer of 1915 / Dover Beach / Hermit Songs / Adromache's FarewellSamuel Barber1
1992Adagio for Strings / Symphony no. 1 / The School for ScandalSamuel Barber; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman1
1992John Corigliano: Clarinet Concerto / Samuel Barber: Third Essay for OrchestraJohn Corigliano, Samuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, Zubin Mehta, Stanley Drucker1
1992Barber: Violin Concerto / Shostakovich: Violin Concerto no. 1 in A minor, op. 99Barber, Shostakovich; Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg, London Symphony Orchestra, Maxim Shostakovich1
1992Ives: Symphony no. 1 / Barber: Three Essays for OrchestraCharles Ives, Samuel Barber; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi1
1992Kreutzer Sonata for Strings / Adagio for Strings / Sonata for StringsJanáček, Barber, Walton; Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti1
1993Barber / Dvořák / GlassBarber, Dvořák, Glass; The Duke Quartet1
1993Barber: Summer Music / Beach: Pastorale / Other American worksSamuel Barber, Amy Beach; Reykjavík Wind Quintet1
1993Barber: Symphony no. 2 / Adagio for Strings / Bristow: Symphony in F-sharp minorSamuel Barber, George Frederick Bristow; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi1
1993Complete Works for Solo PianoBarber; Eric Parkin1
1993Ginastera / Gerswin / Villa-Lobos / Barber / IvesGinastera, Gershwin, Villa‐Lobos, Barber, Ives; Örebro Chamber Orchestra, Göran W. Nilson1
1993SerenadesTchaikovsky, Wolf, Barber, Elgar; Berliner Philharmoniker, Semyon Bychkov1
1993The Complete Solo Piano MusicSamuel Barber; John Browning2
1994Barber: Violin Concerto / Korngold: Violin Concerto / Much Ado About Nothing - SuiteBarber, Korngold; Gil Shaham, London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn1
1994Chadwick: Symphony no. 3 / Barber: Two Orchestral Excerpts from "Vanessa" / Music for a Scene from Shelley / Medea's Meditation and Dance of VengeanceGeorge Chadwick, Samuel Barber; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi1
1994Dover Beach / Songs / String Quartet / SerenadeSamuel Barber; Allen, Endellion String Quartet, Roger Vignoles1
1994The Complete SongsBarber; Cheryl Studer, Thomas Hampson, John Browning, Emerson String Quartet1
1994Violin ConcertosBarber, Bruch; Anne Akiko Meyers, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Christopher Seaman1
1995Strauss / Barber / DvorákBruno Walter; Richard Strauss; Samuel Barber; Antonín Dvořák1
1995Cathedral ClassicsMartin, Barber, Allegri, Howells; The Dale Warland Singers1
1995Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915 / Copland: Eight Poems of Emily DickinsonCopland, Barber; London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas, Barbara Hendricks1
1995Chamber MusicBarber; Soloists of the New York Philharmonic Orchestra1
1995Fern HillCorigliano, Belmont, Barber; Kansas City Chorale, Charles Bruffy1
1995MetamorphosisBarber, Elgar, Strauss1
1996TPO Live 3Johannes Brahms, Samuel Barber; Taipei Sinfonietta & Philharmonic Orchestra, Henry Mazer1
1996Choral MusicSamuel Barber, William Schuman; The Joyful Company of Singers, Peter Broadbent1
1996Samuel BarberSamuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, Thomas Schippers1
1996Violin Concerto / Cello Concerto / Capricorn ConcertoBarber; Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Kyoko Takezawa, Steven Isserlis1
1997Barber: Adagio for Strings / Violin Concerto / Schuman: To Thee Old Cause / In Praise of ShahnBarber, Schuman; New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein, Isaac Stern2
1997Barber: Violin Concerto / Walton: Violin Concerto / Bloch: Baal ShemBarber, Walton, Bloch; Joshua Bell, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman1
1997Violin Concerto, op. 14 / Piano Concerto, op. 38Barber; Robert McDuffie, Jon Kimura Parker, Yoel Levi, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra1
1998Symphonies 1 & 2 / Overture: The School for Scandal / Adagio for StringsSamuel Barber; Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi1
1999Solo Piano MusicSamuel Barber; Daniel Pollack1
1999The Beauty of BarberSamuel Barber1
200020th Century Wind QuintetsHindemith, Barber, Lars-Larsson, Janáček; Michael Thompson Wind Quintet1
2000Violin ConcertosBarber, Meyer; Hilary Hahn, Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, Hugh Wolff52
2000Orchestral Works, Volume 1: Symphonies nos. 1 and 2Samuel Barber; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop1
2001Adagio for Strings / Violin Concerto / Orchestral & Chamber WorksBarber; St Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin, Elmar Oliveira2
2001Violin Concerto / Music for a Scene From Shelley / Souvenirs (Ballet Suite)Samuel Barber; James Buswell, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop1
2001Orchestral Works, Volume 2: Cello Concerto / Medea / Adagio for StringsSamuel Barber; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Wendy Warner1
2002Poulenc: Concerto for Organ / Petit: Concertino / Barber: Toccata FestivaFrancis Poulenc, Pierre Petit, Samuel Barber; Gillian Weir, English Chamber Orchestra1
2002Piano Concerto / Medea's Meditation and Dance of VengeanceSamuel Barber; Stephen Prutsman, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop1
2002American Works for Organ and OrchestraBarber, Piston, Sowerby, Colgrass; David Schrader, Grant Park Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar1
2003American MastersBarber, Harris, Schuman; New York Philharmonic, Los Angeles Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein1
2003Knoxville (Summer of 1915) / Symphony No. 1 / Essays for Orchestra / Night Flight / Scene From ShelleySamuel Barber; Molly McGurk, London Symphony Orchestra, West Australian Symphony Orchestra, David Measham1
2003American Works for Piano DuoBarber, Persichetti, Diamond, Fennimore; Georgia Mangos, Louise Mangos1
2003Cello ConcertosElgar, Barber; Anne Gastinel, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Justin Brown1
2003The Perlman Edition: The American AlbumBernstein, Barber, Foss; Perlman, Ozawa1
2004Knoxville: Summer of 1915 / Essays for Orchestra nos. 2 and 3Samuel Barber; Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop, Karina Gauvin, Thomas Trotter1
2004Ives: Concord Sonata / Barber: Piano SonataCharles Ives, Samuel Barber; Marc-André Hamelin21
2004VanessaBarber; Susan Graham, Christine Brewer, William Burden, BBC Singers, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin1
2004Capricorn Concerto / A Hand of Bridge / Intermezzo from VanessaSamuel Barber; Stephane Rancourt, Karen Jones, John Gracie, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop1
2005Shostakovich: Symphonies 1 & 9 / Barber: AdagioShostakovich, Barber; Münchner Philharmoniker, Sergiu Celibidache1
2005My Name Is BarbaraBarber, Bernstein, Britten, Copland, Griffes, Quilter; Barbara Bonney, Malcolm Martineau1
2005Adagio for Strings: Orchestral and Chamber WorksSamuel Barber; New York Philharmonic, The Philadelphia Orchestra, Thomas Schippers, Eugene Ormandy1
2005American Piano MusicBernstein, Barber, Copland; Sebastian Knauer1
2005Festival Internacional de Inverno de Campos do JordãoBarber, Mahler, Brahms, Dvořák, Mussorgsky, Ravel, Almeida Prado, Carlos Gomes; Kurt Masur, Roberto Minczuk, Orquestra Acadêmica1
2005PíanóRossi, Barber, Scriabin, Lauren Bernofsky, Moszkowski; Jón Sigurðsson1
2006Choral WorksSamuel Barber; Ormond College Choir, Douglas Lawrence2
2006Violin ConcertosBarber, Korngold, Walton; James Ehnes, Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Bramwell Tovey1
2007Songs by Samuel BarberSamuel Barber; Gerald Finley, Julius Drake1
2007Samuel Barber / Ríkarður Örn Pálsson / Lárus H. Grímsson / Sergei ProkoffiefSamuel Barber, Ríkarður Örn Pálsson, Lárus H. Grímsson, Sergei Prokoffief; Þorsteinn Gauti Sigurðsson1
2008Royal MezzoBarber, Berlioz, Britten, Ravel; Jennifer Larmore, Grant Park Orchestra, Carlos Kalmar1
2009Vadim Gluzman: Barber - Bernstein - BlochBarber, Bernstein, Bloch; Vadim Gluzman, São Paulo Symphony Orchestra, John Neschling1
2009String Quartet / Serenade / Dover Beach / SongsSamuel Barber; Thomas Allen, Roger Vignoles, Endellion String Quartet1
2009TransmigrationAdams, Barber, Corigliano, Higdon; Robert Spano, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Choruses, Nmon Ford1
2010Samuel Barber: AdagioSamuel Barber1
2011American MusicReich, Barber, Crumb; Quatuor Diotima1
2012Two SoulsKhachaturian, Barber; Mikhail Simonyan, London Symphony Orchestra, Kristjan Järvi1
2012Copland: Quiet City, Eight Poems of Emily Dickinson / Barber: Knoxville: Summer of 1915, Capricorn Concerto / Gershwin: SummertimeCopland, Barber, Gershwin; Orchestra of the Swan, David Curtis, April Fredrick1
2012Barber & Korngold: Violin Concertos / Waxman: Carmen Fantasie / Williams: Theme from Schindler's ListBarber, Korngold, Waxman, Williams; Alexander Gilman, The Cape Town Philharmonic Orchestra, Perry So1
2012Cello Concerto / Sonata / Adagio for StringsSamuel Barber; Christian Poltéra, Kathryn Stott, Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra, Andrew Litton1
2012Ives: Concord Sonata / Samuel Barber: Piano SonataCharles Ives, Samuel Barber; Nicholas Zumbro1
2012Two Scenes from Antony and Cleopatra / Knoxville Summer of 1915Samuel Barber, Leontyne Price, Philharmonia Orchestra & Thomas Schippers1

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