Barber second essay for orchestra. Samuel Barber's Essay for Orchestra, Op. 12, completed in the first half of, is an orchestral work in one movement. It was given its first performance by Arturo Toscanini with the NBC Symphony Orchestra on November 5, in New York in a radio broadcast concert in which the composer's Adagio for Strings saw its first performance.
Essay Dignity, Compassion, And Compassion. Dignity and compassion are two different words cut from the same cloth. The definition of dignity from Merriam-Webster is “the quality of being worthy of honor or respect” and compassion “sympathetic consciousness of others ' distress together with a desire to alleviate it” (Merriam-Webster).