Samuel Barber "Adagio For Strings"

Enjoy this recording of Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings,"  by the NBC Orchestra with conductor Arturo Toscanini (1938), and wonderful segment on NPR about the impact of the piece in American culture.   
http://www.npr.org/2006/11/04/6427815/the-impact-of-barbers-adagio-for-strings


2015 Artists performed this last summer to standing ovation at the Timberline Lodge.  

There's just something about playing these American treasures in a setting like Powder Mountain!

Douglas Balliett, double bass / Paul Wiancko, cello / Michelle Ross, violin / Areta Zhulla, violin / Kathryn Eberle/ violin / Jia Kim, cello / Caitlin Lynch, viola

Douglas Balliett, double bass / Paul Wiancko, cello / Michelle Ross, violin / Areta Zhulla, violin / Kathryn Eberle/ violin / Jia Kim, cello / Caitlin Lynch, viola