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Samuel Barber

Publisher: G. Schirmer

Horizon (1945)
Publisher
G Schirmer Inc
Category
Orchestra
Sub Category
Chamber Orchestra
Year Composed
1945
Duration
4 Minutes
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Programme Note
Samuel Barber Horizon (1945)
Premieres:
Broadcast — June 17 1945
San Francisco Symphony Orchestra
Efrem Kurtz, conductor
NBC Radio Network

Concert — January 19 1985
Merrick Symphony Orchestra
Charles Gouse, conductor
Merrick, NY

Note:
Composed on Arabian themes for the "Standard Oil Hour" radio program, portions of Horizon appear in Barber's landmark wind quintet Summer Music, written about ten years later.


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