Second Essay for Orchestra (Barber)

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Samuel Barber's Second Essay for Orchestra (Op. 17), completed 15 March 1942, is an orchestral work in one movement. It was premiered by the New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra at Carnegie Hall 16 April 1942.[1] It lasts around 11 minutes and is dedicated to Robert Horan.

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  1. ^ Wentzel, Wayne Clifford (2001). Samuel Barber: A Guide to Research at Google Books, page 48. New York: Routledge. ISBN 0-8153-3496-6.

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