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Samuel Barber

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Pulitzer Prize (1963): Piano Concerto for Piano and orchestra

Pulitzer Prize (1958): Vanessa for Opera

Rome Prize (1947)

Guggenheim Fellowship (1945)

Rome Prize (1937)


Compositions for Winds:

Mutations from Bach (1968) for Brass choir: 4 French horns, 3 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba, timpani

Easter Chorale (1965) for Mixed Chorus, Brass, Timpani and Organ

Chorale for Washington Cathedral (1960s) for Brass and Timpani

Vanessa, Op. 32: Intermezzo (1958) for Orchestra, arr. for Band (arr. Beeler with Barber approval)

Summer Music (1956) for Woodwind Quintet, Op. 31

Commando March (1943) for Wind Ensemble

Funeral March (1943) for Band

First Essay (1937) for Orchestra (arr. Levey under supervision of Barber)

Adagio for Strings (1938) for String Orchestra, arr. for Clarinet Choir (arr. Calliet with Barber approval)

Adagio for Strings (1938) for String Orchestra, arr. for Woodwind Choir (arr. O’Reilly with Barber approval)

Symphony No. 1 in One Movement (1936) for Orchestra, arr. for Band (arr. Duker with Barber approval)

Overture to the School for Scandal (1931) for Orchestra, arr. for Band (arr. Hudson with Barber approval)