Richard Todd wrote:
>... Sebastian was written in 1944, long before things like Amhal and
>the Night Visitors, The Saint of Bleeker Street and most of the things
>he's best known for.
I don't think Sebatian is before Amahl... I think, Amahl was one of the
earliest pieces he composed (apparently Barber teased him saying that it was
his best work). Someone else recommended the violin concerto - listened to
it just once so far but am looking forward to repeated exposures.