Samuel Barber’s violin concerto is a real gem! It should be performed more often. I have no idea why some pieces get performed too often, and others not often enough!
Tracks on this CD are:
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
The Adagio for Strings by Samuel Barber appeared first as part of Barber’s String Quartet. The slow movement became an all-time audience favorite.
Here is Joshua Bell, performing the Barber concerto:
For comparison, here is Gil Shaham, playing Barber’s violin concerto
Tags: Samuel Barber, Violin Concerto, Adagio for Strings
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