Celebrated Wind Quintets
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Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber (1910-1981)

Nationality: American
Born: March 9, 1910, West Chester, PA Died: January 23, 1981, New York (age 70)

Summer Music for Wind Quintet, Op. 31

(for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn)
Slow and Indolent - Faster - Lively, Still Faster - With Motion, As Before - Joyous and Flowing - Tempo I
Duration: 12 minutes (approximately)
Composed: 1955 (age 44-45)
6 recordings, 6 videos
11:57
Solaris Quintet
11:24
Quintette Moraguès
12:09
Marlboro Festival
12:05
Iter Musicae
11:39
Ensemble Wien-Berlin
12:17
Berlin Counterpoint

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