• Samuel Barber
  • Horizon (1945)

  • G Schirmer Inc (World)
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  • 4 min 30 s

Programme Note

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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