Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Two sides of samuel barber

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Samuel Barber Carl Van Vechten

The disparate moods of Memorial Day - celebrating the unofficial start of summer and honoring those who have died for our country - are reflected in two pieces by Samuel Barber. The Berlin Philharmonic Wind Quintet plays his "Summer Music" in Athens, Georgia. And the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra offers his Adagio for Strings in Denver.