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composer: Samuel Barber (1936)
orchestrator: Samuel Barber (1938)
premiered at: [radio broadcast] (1938-11-05)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/composition/mc0002368672 [info]
SecondHandSongs: http://www.secondhandsongs.com/work/5718 [info]
Wikidata: Q346715 [info]
arrangement of: String Quartet, op. 11: II. Molto adagio
arrangements: Adagio for Strings (for organ, Strickland)
Adagio for Strings (arr. John O'Reilly for woodwind band)
Adagio for Strings (arr. Lucien Cailliet for clarinet choir)
Adagio for Strings (catch-all for arrangements)
Adagio for Strings (Lee Jackson arrangement)
Agnus Dei (arr. Samuel Barber for chorus)
is the basis for: Dov’è l’amore

Recordings

Date Title Attributes Artist Length
performance
1957-04-14 Adagio for Strings The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 7:47
1957 Adagio for Strings The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 6:24
1965-02-02 – 1965-02-09 Adagio for Strings New York Philharmonic, Thomas Schippers 9:08
1971-01-12 Adagio for Strings New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 10:00
1971-01-12 Adagio For Strings op. 11 (opening) partial New York Philharmonic, Leonard Bernstein 5:01
1975-10 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 8:48
1977 Adagio for Strings London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn 9:37
1981-03-27 – 1981-03-28 Adagio for Strings Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin 7:39
1982-07-24 Adagio for Strings, op. 11/2 live Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra, Leonard Bernstein 10:09
1983-06 – 1984-07 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Orchestre Philharmonique de Monte‐Carlo, Lawrence Foster 8:26
1987-11-24 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Israel Chamber Orchestra, Yoav Talmi 7:57
1988-02 – 1988-03 Adagio for Strings City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox 7:19
1988-11 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Jukka‐Pekka Saraste 7:13
1989-08-14 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Neeme Järvi 8:19
1991-04-13 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Atlanta Symphony Orchestra, Yoel Levi 8:18
1991-07-15 – 1991-07-16 Adagio for Strings European Community Chamber Orchestra, Eivind Aadland 8:03
1991-09-30 – 1991-10-01 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, David Zinman 8:45
1992-01-19 – 1992-01-20 Adagio for Strings Op. 11 Münchner Philharmoniker, Sergiu Celibidache 9:34
1993-01-29 – 1993-01-31 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Detroit Symphony Orchestra, Neeme Järvi 8:43
1993-05-25 – 1993-05-27 Adagio for strings Örebro Chamber Orchestra, Göran W. Nilson 8:33
1996-02 Adagio for Strings Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Carl Davis 8:40
1999-05-03 – 2000-05-12 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Marin Alsop 7:45
2000-08-14 – 2000-08-16 Adagio for String Cleo Gould, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Charles Rosekrans 10:39
2002-02-02 Adagio for Strings op. 11 Aachener Studentenorchester, Christian Schmitz 8:20
2003-09-24 Adagio for Strings live Colorado Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop 8:13
2005-07 Adagio para cordas, op. 11 Orquestra Acadêmica do Festival Internacional de Inverno de Campos Do Jordão, Kurt Masur 7:27
2006-05-10 Adagio for Strings, op. 11a live Prague Chamber Orchestra 8:27
2009-10 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Bergen filharmoniske orkester, Andrew Litton 9:01
2009 Adagio voor strijkers Samuel Barber 8:52
2010-02-17 – 2010-02-19 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Turku Philharmonic Orchestra, Petri Sakari 7:29
2011-05-30 – 2011-06-01 Adagio for Strings, op. 11 London Symphony Orchestra, Kristjan Järvi 9:47
2013-01 – 2013-02 Adagio for Strings Berliner Philharmoniker, Gustavo Dudamel 11:14
2013-10-11 – 2013-10-13 Adagio for Strings live Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Manfred Honeck 9:21
Adadio for Strings, op. 11 Samuel Barber 8:04
Adagio partial London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas 2:06
Adagio Samuel Barber ?:??
Adagio [unknown] 7:43
Adagio Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin 9:01
Adagio Kronos Quartet 7:39
Adagio 16 Trombones of 7 London Orchestras 7:11
Adagio Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon 8:09
Adagio Samuel Barber 5:57
Adagio [anonymous] 9:11
Adagio Epiphanias Orchester 7:59
Adagio partial Samuel Barber 3:39
Adagio för stråkar Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra, Lazar Gosman 8:04
Adagio for string orchestra, from String Quartet no. 1, op. 11 I Solisti Italiani ?:??
Adagio for String, op. 11 Smithsonian Chamber Players, Kenneth Slowik 7:51
Adagio for Strings Morton Gould Orchestra, Morton Gould 7:31
Adagio for Strings Robert Casadesus 7:43
Adagio for Strings Samuel Barber 8:40
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 8:26
Adagio for Strings Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra, Lazar Gosman 8:09
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 7:45
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 7:47
Adagio for Strings Capella Istropolitana 7:47
Adagio for Strings New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck 9:03
Adagio for Strings André Previn, London Symphony Orchestra 9:31
Adagio for Strings The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 6:27
Adagio for Strings London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn 9:36
Adagio for Strings the Metro Philharmonic Orchestra, Joel Spiegelman 7:34
Adagio for Strings New York Philharmonic 9:03
Adagio for Strings Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Libor Pešek 7:09
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 5:54
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 7:06
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 7:36
Adagio for Strings Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra 10:03
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 6:25
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 8:19
Adagio for Strings Hallé Orchestra, Maurice Handford 8:14
Adagio for Strings Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon 8:08
Adagio for Strings (part of a “MoS: Anthems Trance” DJ‐mix) Tiësto 5:06
Adagio for Strings London Philharmonic Orchestra, David Parry 8:23
Adagio for Strings I Solisti Italiani 7:03
Adagio for Strings Leopold Stokowski Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski 6:25
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 7:48
Adagio for Strings [unknown] 8:13
Adagio for Strings cover Eternity 3:18
Adagio for Strings Samuel Barber 8:36
Adagio for Strings NBC Symphony Orchestra, Leopold Stokowski 7:40
Adagio for Strings (with dialogue from Platoon) Georges Delerue 6:41
Adagio for Strings Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Jukka‐Pekka Saraste 7:13
Adagio for Strings London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas 8:41
Adagio for Strings City of London Sinfonia, Richard Hickox 6:58
Adagio for Strings The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 6:27
Adagio for Strings New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck 9:03
Adagio for Strings Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin 9:00
Adagio for Strings English String Orchestra, William Boughton 7:03
Adagio for Strings New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, James Sedares 7:35
Adagio for Strings Samuel Barber 7:34
Adagio for Strings Philharmonia Virtuosi, Richard Kapp 9:20
Adagio for Strings Nashville Symphony Orchestra, Kenneth Schermerhorn 7:53
Adagio for Strings Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra, Raymond Leppard 7:18
Adagio for Strings Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin 7:39
Adagio for Strings Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra, Lukas Foss 10:01
Adagio for Strings Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 8:39
Adagio for Strings London Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck 9:20
Adagio for Strings Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra 10:01
Adagio for Strings London Symphony Orchestra, Jacek Kaspszyk 7:38
Adagio for Strings I Musici 7:19
Adagio for Strings The Philadelphia Orchestra 6:23
Adagio for Strings I Musici 7:20
Adagio for Strings Samuel Barber 9:03
Adagio for Strings Leopold Stokowski, His Symphony Orchestra 6:30
Adagio for Strings Jonathan Carney, Philip Ellis, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 7:46
Adagio for Strings English Symphony Orchestra, William Boughton 7:02
Adagio for Strings Philharmonia Orchestra, Geoffrey Simon 8:09
Adagio for Strings (extract) partial Samuel Barber 0:52
Adagio for Strings (From "Platoon") Tchaikovsky Chamber Orchestra, Lazar Gosman 8:07
Adagio for Strings (from Platoon) Samuel Barber 10:00
Adagio for Strings (London Symphony Orchestra feat. conductor: André Previn) London Symphony Orchestra, André Previn 9:37
Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 partial The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 6:21
Adagio for strings (or string quartet; arr. from 2nd mvt. of String Quartet), Op. 11 Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 7:46
Adagio for Strings (Platoon) [unknown] 7:46
Adagio for Strings (Platoon) Zurich Baroque Strings 6:17
Adagio for Strings from String Quartet, op. 11 Samuel Barber 9:58
Adagio for Strings Op. 11 Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin 9:03
Adagio For Strings Op. 11 [unknown] 8:07
Adagio for strings, op. 11 Leopold Stokowski 6:29
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Taipei Sinfonietta & Philharmonic Orchestra, Henry Mazer 9:23
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Georgian Symphony Festival Orchestra, Anzor Kinkladze 3:47
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 [unknown] 6:21
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 7:28
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Amsterdam Promenade Orchestra, Eduard Levine 4:44
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 partial Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 3:44
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Samuel Barber 7:03
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 The Philadelphia Orchestra, Eugene Ormandy 7:42
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Capella Istropolitana 7:49
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Melbourne Symphony Orchestra, Jorge Mester 8:12
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 London Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck 9:20
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Capella Istropolitana 7:49
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 [unknown] 3:47
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Taipei Philharmonic Orchestra, Henry Mazer 9:22
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 7:31
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 London Symphony Orchestra, Michael Tilson Thomas 8:42
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 London Philharmonic Orchestra, Walter Süsskind 8:43
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Melbourne Symphony Orchestra 8:12
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Samuel Barber 9:19
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 NBC Symphony Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini 7:17
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 New Zealand Symphony Orchestra, Andrew Schenck 9:12
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra, Karl Münchinger 5:55
Adagio for Strings, Op. 11 Saint Louis Symphony Orchestra, Leonard Slatkin 9:14
Adagio For Strings, Op. 11 Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 7:45
Adagio for Strings, op. 11 (Platoon) Samuel Barber 8:11
Adagio for Strings, op. 11/2 Baltimore Symphony Orchestra & David Zinman 8:42
Adagio for Strings, op. 11a Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti 9:22
Adagio for Strings, op.11a (1923) Australian Chamber Orchestra, Richard Tognetti 9:19
Adagio for Strings, Opus 11 Smithsonian Chamber Players, Kenneth Slowik 7:50
Adagio für Steicher, op. 11 I Musici 7:10
Adagio para cuerdas, Op. 11 Orchestra Sinfonica Hans Swarowsky 6:24
Adagio pour cordes Samuel Barber 7:13
Adagio pour cordes Nostitz Quartet 8:54
Adagio pour cordes, op. 11 Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch 7:42
Adagio pour cordes, op. 11 : Molto Adagio Ensemble Matheus, Jean‐Christophe Spinosi 9:11
Adagio, op. 11 [unknown] 7:48
Platoon (Adagio For Strings) The London Starlight Orchestra and Singers 4:43
Platoon / Lorenzo's Oil - Adagio for Strings, op. 11 Amsterdam Promenade Orchestra, Eduard Levine 4:44
Platoon: Adagio Stuttgarter Kammerorchester, Karl Münchinger 5:58
Platoon: Adagio for Strings Academy of St Martin in the Fields, Sir Neville Marriner 7:27
Platoon: Adagio for Strings, op. 11 [unknown] 9:56
String Quartet in B minor, op. 11: II. Adagio Eric Hammerstein, London Promenade Orchestra 7:26