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Knoxville, Summer of 1915

From Wind Repertory Project
Samuel Barber

Samuel Barber (trans. Kenneth Singleton)

General Info

Year: 1949 / 2004
Duration: c. 15:35
Difficulty: V (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: G. Schirmer
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $125.00   |   Score Only (print) - $15.00


Full Score
C Piccolo
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
English Horn
Bassoon I-II
B-flat Soprano Clarinet I-II
B-flat Bass Clarinet
B-flat Trumpet
Horn in F I-II
String Bass


None discovered thus far.

Program Notes

This 1948 landmark piece for soprano and orchestra is a setting of poetic, nostalgic prose by James Agee. Transcribed for soprano and concert band in this edition, this lyrical, warm music is Samuel Barber at his best, evoking the highest aspects of Americana.

- Program Note by publisher

Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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To submit a performance please join The Wind Repertory Project

  • United States Coast Guard Band (New London Conn.) (Lewis J. Buckley, conductor; Megan Weikleenget, soprano) – 17 November 2019
  • Eastern Connecticut State University (Willimantic) Wind Ensemble (Kelly Watkins, conductor; Emily Jo Riggs, soprano)- 13 October 2018
  • Contra Costa Wind Symphony (Walnut Creek, Calif.) (Brad Hogarth, conductor) – 6 March 2016

Works for Winds by this Composer


  • Barber, S.; Singleton, K. (2004). Knoxville, Summer of 1915 [score]. G. Schirmer: New York.