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Adagio for Strings, Op. 11

(Original Edition)

By Samuel Barber

Orchestra, Strings (Score & Parts)
(Original Edition). Composed by Samuel Barber (1910-1981). Orchestra. G. Schirmer #OR38577. Published by G. Schirmer (HL.50341430).

Item Number: HL.50341430

9x12 inches.

For String Orchestra (8-8-4-4-4).

About 2010 Midwest Clinic Performance Pieces

This title was performed at the 2010 Midwest Clinic, the largest band and choral educational conference in the United States. Over thirty performances are given each year by diverse ensembles of varying levels - elementary school, high school, college, military and more. Each performance title is carefully selected and represents the very best in educational sheet music. The Midwest Clinic aims to raise the standards of music education while supporting teachers and music educators.

1 - FULL SCORE 8 pages

8 - VIOLIN 1 2 pages

8 - VIOLIN 2 2 pages

4 - VIOLA 2 pages

4 - VIOLONCELLO 2 pages

4 - DOUBLE BASS 1 page

  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    North, Brunswick, New Jersey
  • May 26, 2005 Impressive score, yet very challenging

    An amazing score, simply brilliantly written by Samuel Barber. His use of such a simple reoccuring motif has molded to create one of the most haunting pieces ever written for sting orchestra. Although I recommend this score to all, be forewarned the pitches go very high up especially in the...

    cello part (mid-range bass clef up to high treble clef). A great piece of music... simply stunning and beautiful.

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  • 5

    Seville (Spain)
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  • June 17, 2004 Beautiful, amazing, sandly and wonderful

    It is essential to have this score. This work has very deep feelings, very romantic, full of lyricism. Perhaps Albinoni's Adagio in Romantic style? I don't know...Of which I am safe is that where there is to listen to it it is in Granada (south of Spain...

    )and at night with an String Orchestra. Impressively beautiful. Impressive, beautiful, sad at the same time... Without words to describe it.

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