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Seymour Barab

vc, 1921-2014 US, Chicago
Musician / Composer of Classical

Seymour Barab (born January 9, 1921 in Chicago, Illinois – died June 28, 2014 in Manhattan) was an American composer of opera, songs, instrumental, and chamber music, as well as a cellist, organist, and pianist. He was known for his fairy tale operas for young audiences, such as Chanticleer and Little Red Riding Hood. He was a longtime member of the Philip Glass Ensemble.

        
Instruments
  • Violoncello
  • Viola
  • Violin
  • Viola da gamba
Genres
  • Classical
  • Jazz
  • R&B/Soul
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Suite for Cello and Harp: I. Chorale on Harrison: Suites & Thomson: Stabat Mater and Capital, Capitals by Lou Harrison & Various Artists
The Viola in My Life: I on Morton Feldman: The Viola in My Life by Morton Feldman & Various Artists
The Viola in My Life: II on Morton Feldman: The Viola in My Life by Morton Feldman & Various Artists
False Relationships and the Extended Ending on Morton Feldman: The Viola in My Life by Morton Feldman & Various Artists
The Viola in My Life: III on Morton Feldman: The Viola in My Life by Morton Feldman & Various Artists
Suite for Cello and Harp: IV. Aria on Harrison: Suites & Thomson: Stabat Mater and Capital, Capitals by Lou Harrison & Various Artists
Suite for Cello and Harp: II. Pastorale and Rondeau on Harrison: Suites & Thomson: Stabat Mater and Capital, Capitals by Lou Harrison & Various Artists
Suite for Cello and Harp: III. Interlude on Harrison: Suites & Thomson: Stabat Mater and Capital, Capitals by Lou Harrison & Various Artists
Suite for Cello and Harp: V. Chorale (Reprise) on Harrison: Suites & Thomson: Stabat Mater and Capital, Capitals by Lou Harrison & Various Artists
Foreign Lands on A Child's Garden of Verses by Seymour Barab & Russell Oberlin

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Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Little Red Riding Hood: A Children's Opera In One ActSeymour Barab, Margaret Astrup, Jennifer Caraluzzi, Hernan Berisso, Andrew Gordon2017Album
A Child's Garden Of VersesSeymour Barab, Russell Oberlin1970Album
Instrumental Music In Colonial America: The MoraviansKarl Krueger, Sebastian Caratelli, John Antes - Isidore Cohen, Werner Torkanowsky, Seymour Barab1959Album
Music Of The Middle Ages: Volume V - English Medieval SongsRussell Oberlin, Seymour Barab1958Album
Troubadour And Trouvère SongsRussell Oberlin, Seymour Barab1957Album
A Child’s Garden of VersesRobert Louis Stevenson, Russell Oberlin, Seymour Barab1953Album
Music Of The Middle Ages, Volume 5: English Medieval Songs Of The 12th And 13th CenturyRussell Oberlin / Seymour BarabAlbum
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