Dvo

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Saint Ludmila (oratorio) - Background
... The work was commissioned by the publisher Littleton during Dvořák's first visit to England ... It was intended for the Leeds Festival, and Dvořák, well acquainted with the English festival tradition, was attracted by the idea ... Dvořák turned to typical Czech and Slavonic themes during this time in order to support the national movement, although he was approached by his German publisher Simrock to ...
Legends (Dvořák) - Background
1880, the day before finishing the score of his sixth symphony, Dvořák wrote to his publisher Fritz Simrock about his plans for the near future saying he ... Dvořák dedicated the composition to the critic Eduard Hanslick, who praised the cycle with great enthusiasm ... In that same year Dvořák arranged the cycle for orchestra ...
Stabat Mater (Dvořák) - Background
... The composing of the cantata was Dvořák's reaction to the death of his daughter, Josefa ... Hušpauer "as a souvenir to the friend of his young days." However, Dvořák was forced to postpone the orchestration of the work due to his other obligations ... Stabat Mater is Dvořák's first work on a religious theme ...
Serenade For Wind Instruments (Dvořák)
... is a chamber composition by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák ... The work was premiered on 17 November 1878 at a concert featuring exclusively Dvořák's works, with the Prague orchestra of the Provisional Theatre (Czech Prozatímní) ...
Moravian Duets - Background
... In the mid-1870s when Dvořák was not yet a well-known composer, he worked as a music teacher for the family of Jan Neff, a wealthy wholesale merchant ... With Dvořák at the piano, they often would sing solos and duets together with their children's governess ... Dvořák began to arrange the first Moravian Duets at Neff's request ...