Barber, Samuel. (1910–1981) & Ormandy, Eugene. (1899–1985)

"The Subject is Music" - Original Press Photograph

Original press photograph ca. 1971 showing the important American composer looking over a score with the conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra and the chair of the Girard bank of Philadelphia, which had commissioned a new work by Barber for the orchestra. The resulting work, The Lovers (op.43), is scored for baritone, chorus, and orchestra and based on texts of Pablo Neruda. A crisp image in very fine condition. 8 x 10 inches; 25.3 x 20.5 cm. (13097)

Unsigned Photograph
Classical Music