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Samuel Barber - Agnus Dei [HD]

Please avoid posting comments about Samuel Barber's sexuality and enjoy the music! Any hateful comments will be removed. Composer: Samuel Barber (1910-1981) Performed here by: The Dale Warland …More
Please avoid posting comments about Samuel Barber's sexuality and enjoy the music! Any hateful comments will be removed. Composer: Samuel Barber (1910-1981) Performed here by: The Dale Warland Singers _________________ About this song: Samuel Barber rejected many arrangements, of Adagio for Strings, published by G. Schirmer, such as the organ arrangement by William Strickland. However he did transcribe the piece in 1967 for eight-part choir, as a setting of the Agnus Dei ("Lamb of God"). Adagio for Strings (the string version of this piece) can be heard on many film, TV, and video game soundtracks, including Oliver Stone's Oscar-winning film "Platoon", David Lynch's 1980 Oscar-nominated film "The Elephant Man", Michael Moore's documentary "Sicko", "Swimming Upstream", "Lorenzo's Oil", "A Very Natural Thing", "Reconstruction", and Jean-Pierre Jeunet's Oscar-nominated 2001 film "Amélie". It has been heard in episodes of The Simpsons, Big Brother 2010 (UK), That Mitchell and Webb Look, …More
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I was fortunate to have performed this piece as a member of an octet.
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