Adagio Book

 

 

 

Barber Adagio:

"To the Best of Our Knowledge"

Wisconsin Public Radio Program

Classical Net Rave

Library Journal Rave

A Conductor's Rave

NPR "Saddest Music" Forum

Richard Gilbert Review

WOSU Interview

A World Full of Sad Music

"Adagio" Recordings

Books on Single Pieces of Music

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Toscanini 1938 Premiere

Leonard Slatkin 9/11 Concert

Choral Version: "Agnus Dei"

Platoon Elias Death Scene

DJ Tiesto Dance Mix

Seinfeld Parody "The Fatigues"

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Author's Cut

 

 

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Adagio for Strings: Leonard Slatkin, BBC orchestra, September 15, 2001, perhaps its longest and most emotional performance ever.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Saddest Music Ever Written: The Story of Samuel Barber's "Adagio for Strings," Pegasus Books. Hardcover, September 2010, paperback, March 2012.

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The first and second chapters of Saddest Music are excerpted in the Fall 2010 Issue of The Missouri Review.

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A YouTube video of my one-hour "Saddest Music" multimedia presentation at Warwick's Bookstore, La Jolla, CA, Tuesday, November 30, 2010.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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New from Audible.com: The Saddest Music Ever Written, narrated by Gregory St. John.