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Born: 9 March 1910
Died: 23 January 1981
Samuel Osborne Barber II was an American composer of orchestral, opera, choral, and piano music. His Adagio for Strings is among his most popular compositions and widely considered a masterpiece of modern classical music.
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List of choral works
Barber's published works were collected in Schirmer's Complete Choral Music (1969). The contents are as follows:
The Virgin Martyrs Opus 8, No. 1 Helen Waddel after Sigbert of Gembloux SSAA a cappella 1939
Let down the bars, O Death Op. 8, No. 2 Emily Dickinson SATB acap 1942
Agnus Dei (transcr. of Adagio, Op. 11) - SATB div. acap 1939/1967
Heaven-Haven (A Nun Takes the Veil) (arr. of song Op. 13#1) SATB acap 1961
Sure on this shining night (arr. of Op. 13#3) James Agee SATB piano 1941/1961
A Stopwatch and an Ordinance Map Stephen Spender TTBB Tympani 1942
Reincarnations Op. 16 (1. Mary Hines; 2. Anthony O Daly; 3. The Coolin) James Stephens SATB (passing AB divisi) acap 1942
The Monk and His Cat (arr. of the song, Op. 29) W. H. Auden, after anon. SATB div piano 1954/1967
Under the Willow Tree (from Vanessa) Mezzo solo with SATB piano reduction 1957-8/1959
Easter Chorale Pack Browning SATB Brass (3231), tympani & organ 1965
Two Choruses from Anthony and Cleopatra Op. 40 (1. On the Death of Anthony 2. On the Death of Cleopatra) [Menotti?] SSA & SATB div, respectively piano reduction 1968
Twelfth Night Opus 42, No. 1 Laurie Lee SATB (SB divisi) acap 1969
To be Sung on the Water Opus 42, No. 2 Louise Bogan SATB acap 1969
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