Samuel Barber

Today is the 100th birthday of Samuel Barber, an American composer best known for the Adagio for Strings. The Adagio, while profoundly beautiful, is also extremely well known, so here’s an equally good sample of Barber’s work – the 2nd movement of his marvelous Violin Concerto. Enjoy!

Also posted at In the Agora.

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