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A Hero's Song (Píseň bohatýrská), Op.
ABC Classic FM is a classical music radio station available in Australia, and internationally online.
Adolf Čech (11 December 184127 December 1903) was a Czech conductor, who premiered a number of significant works by Antonín Dvořák (the 2nd, 5th and 6th symphonies, more than any other conductor; other important orchestral works, four operas, the Stabat Mater), Bedřich Smetana (Má vlast, five operas), Zdeněk Fibich (two operas) and other Czech composers.
Alfred is a heroic opera in three acts by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.
The musical term alto, meaning "high" in Italian (Latin: altus), refers to the second highest part of a contrapuntal musical texture and is also applied to its associated vocal range, especially in choral music.
Josef Anton Bruckner was an Austrian composer, organist, and music theorist best known for his symphonies, masses, Te Deum and motets.
Anton Seidl (7 May 185028 March 1898) was a famous Hungarian Wagner conductor, best known for his association with the Metropolitan Opera in New York City and the New York Philharmonic.
Antonín Bennewitz (born Antonín Benevic; 26 March 1833 – 29 May 1926) was a Czech violinist, conductor and teacher.
Apollo 11 was the spaceflight that landed the first two humans on the Moon.
Armida is an opera by Antonín Dvořák in four acts, set to a libretto by Jaroslav Vrchlický that was originally based on Torquato Tasso's epic La Gerusalemme liberata.
Austria-Hungary, often referred to as the Austro-Hungarian Empire or the Dual Monarchy in English-language sources, was a constitutional union of the Austrian Empire (the Kingdoms and Lands Represented in the Imperial Council, or Cisleithania) and the Kingdom of Hungary (Lands of the Crown of Saint Stephen or Transleithania) that existed from 1867 to 1918, when it collapsed as a result of defeat in World War I. The union was a result of the Austro-Hungarian Compromise of 1867 and came into existence on 30 March 1867.
The Austrian Empire (Kaiserthum Oesterreich, modern spelling Kaisertum Österreich) was a Central European multinational great power from 1804 to 1919, created by proclamation out of the realms of the Habsburgs.
Česká Kamenice (Böhmisch Kamnitz) is a town in Ústí nad Labem Region of the Czech Republic.
The Špacírka is a moderately fast Bohemian dance in 2/4 time.
Žižkov is a cadastral district of Prague, Czech Republic.
A bagatelle is a short piece of music, typically for the piano, and usually of a light, mellow character.
A bailiff (from Middle English baillif, Old French baillis, bail "custody, charge, office"; cf. bail, based on the adjectival form, baiulivus, of Latin bajulus, carrier, manager) is a manager, overseer or custodian; a legal officer to whom some degree of authority or jurisdiction is given.
A ball is a formal dance party.
A ballad is a form of verse, often a narrative set to music.
A baritone is a type of classical male singing voice whose vocal range lies between the bass and the tenor voice types.
A bass is a type of classical male singing voice and has the lowest vocal range of all voice types.
Bedřich Smetana (2 March 1824 – 12 May 1884) was a Czech composer who pioneered the development of a musical style that became closely identified with his country's aspirations to independent statehood.
The Bible of Kralice, also called the Kralice Bible (Bible kralická), was the first complete translation of the Bible from the original languages into the Czech language.
Biblical Songs (Biblické písně) is a song cycle which consists of musical settings by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák of ten texts, selected by him, from the Book of Psalms.
Birmingham is a city and metropolitan borough in the West Midlands, England, with an estimated population of 1,101,360, making it the second most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The Birmingham Triennial Musical Festival, in Birmingham, England, founded in 1784, was the longest-running classical music festival of its kind.
Bohemia (Čechy;; Czechy; Bohême; Bohemia; Boemia) is the westernmost and largest historical region of the Czech lands in the present-day Czech Republic.
The Bohemian Quartet ('České kvarteto'; known as the Czech Quartet after 1918) were a Czech string quartet of international repute that was founded in 1891 and disbanded in 1934.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
A cantata (literally "sung", past participle feminine singular of the Italian verb cantare, "to sing") is a vocal composition with an instrumental accompaniment, typically in several movements, often involving a choir.
Cedille Records is the independent record label of the Chicago Classical Recording Foundation.
The Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191, is the last solo concerto by Antonín Dvořák.
Antonín Dvořák wrote his first Cello Concerto in A major B. 10 in 1865.
Chamber music is a form of classical music that is composed for a small group of instruments—traditionally a group that could fit in a palace chamber or a large room.
A choir (also known as a quire, chorale or chorus) is a musical ensemble of singers.
During 2009, the Australian ABC Classic FM radio station conducted a survey of listeners' favourite symphonies.
The Classical period was an era of classical music between roughly 1730 to 1820, associated with the style of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven.
Concert at the End of Summer (Koncert na konci léta) is 1980 Czechoslovak historical biographical film.
Czech (čeština), historically also Bohemian (lingua Bohemica in Latin), is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group.
Czech nationalism is the nationalism that asserts that Czechs are a nation and promotes the cultural unity of Czechs.
The Česká filharmonie (Czech Philharmonic) is a Czech symphony orchestra based in Prague.
The Czech Republic (Česká republika), also known by its short-form name Czechia (Česko), is a landlocked country in Central Europe bordered by Germany to the west, Austria to the south, Slovakia to the east and Poland to the northeast.
The Czech Suite in D major (Česká suita D dur), Op. 39, was composed by Antonín Dvořák in 1879 and published later in his life.
The Czechs (Češi,; singular masculine: Čech, singular feminine: Češka) or the Czech people (Český národ), are a West Slavic ethnic group and a nation native to the Czech Republic in Central Europe, who share a common ancestry, culture, history and Czech language.
Dimitrij is an opera by Antonín Dvořák in 4 acts, set to a libretto by Marie Červinková-Riegrová.
The double bass, or simply the bass (and numerous other names), is the largest and lowest-pitched bowed string instrument in the modern symphony orchestra.
The ducat was a gold or silver coin used as a trade coin in Europe from the later middle ages until as late as the 20th century.
A duet is a musical composition for two performers in which the performers have equal importance to the piece, often a composition involving two singers or two pianists.
Dumka (думка, dúmka, plural думки, dúmky) is a musical term introduced from the Ukrainian language, with cognates in other Slavic languages.
Eduard Hanslick (11 September 18256 August 1904) was a German Bohemian music critic.
Emmy Destinn (26 February 1878 – 28 January 1930) was a Czech operatic soprano with a strong and soaring lyric-dramatic voice.
A folk dance is developed by people that reflect the life of the people of a certain country or region.
Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.
František Ondříček (29 April 1857 – 12 April 1922) was a Czech violinist and composer.
Franz Joseph I also Franz Josef I or Francis Joseph I (Franz Joseph Karl; 18 August 1830 – 21 November 1916) was Emperor of Austria, King of Hungary, and monarch of other states in the Austro-Hungarian Empire, from 2 December 1848 to his death.
Franz Liszt (Liszt Ferencz, in modern usage Liszt Ferenc;Liszt's Hungarian passport spelt his given name as "Ferencz". An orthographic reform of the Hungarian language in 1922 (which was 36 years after Liszt's death) changed the letter "cz" to simply "c" in all words except surnames; this has led to Liszt's given name being rendered in modern Hungarian usage as "Ferenc". From 1859 to 1867 he was officially Franz Ritter von Liszt; he was created a Ritter (knight) by Emperor Francis Joseph I in 1859, but never used this title of nobility in public. The title was necessary to marry the Princess Carolyne zu Sayn-Wittgenstein without her losing her privileges, but after the marriage fell through, Liszt transferred the title to his uncle Eduard in 1867. Eduard's son was Franz von Liszt. 22 October 181131 July 1886) was a prolific 19th-century Hungarian composer, virtuoso pianist, conductor, music teacher, arranger, organist, philanthropist, author, nationalist and a Franciscan tertiary during the Romantic era.
Franz Peter Schubert (31 January 179719 November 1828) was an Austrian composer of the late Classical and early Romantic eras.
A furiant is a rapid and fiery Bohemian dance in alternating 2/4 and 3/4 time, with frequently shifting accents; or, in "art music", in 3/4 time "with strong accents forming pairs of beats".
Günter Raphael (30 April 1903 – 19 October 1960) was a German composer.
German (Deutsch) is a West Germanic language that is mainly spoken in Central Europe.
The Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien (Society of Friends of Music in Vienna), also known as the Musikverein (Music Association), was founded in 1812 by Joseph Sonnleithner, general secretary of the Court Theatre in Vienna, Austria.
Giacomo Meyerbeer (born Jacob Liebmann Beer; 5 September 1791 – 2 May 1864) was a German opera composer of Jewish birth who has been described as perhaps the most successful stage composer of the nineteenth century.
Grand opera is a genre of 19th-century opera generally in four or five acts, characterized by large-scale casts and orchestras, and (in their original productions) lavish and spectacular design and stage effects, normally with plots based on or around dramatic historic events.
Gustav Mahler (7 July 1860 – 18 May 1911) was an Austro-Bohemian late-Romantic composer, and one of the leading conductors of his generation.
Hans Richter (János Richter) (4 April 18435 December 1916) was an Austrian–Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor.
Baron Hans Guido von Bülow (January 8, 1830February 12, 1894) was a German conductor, virtuoso pianist, and composer of the Romantic era.
Hanuš Wihan (5 June 1855 – 1 May 1920) was a renowned Czech cellist, considered the greatest of his time.
Harold Charles Schonberg (November 29, 1915 – July 26, 2003) was an American music critic and journalist, most notably for The New York Times.
Henry Thacker "Harry" Burleigh (December 2, 1866 – September 12, 1949), was an African-American classical composer, arranger, and professional singer known for his baritone voice.
Hiawatha (also known as Ayenwatha, Aiionwatha, or Haiëñ'wa'tha in Onondaga) was a pre-colonial Native American leader and co-founder of the Iroquois Confederacy.
Humoresques (Humoresky), Op.
The Hungarian Dances (Ungarische Tänze) by Johannes Brahms (WoO 1), are a set of 21 lively dance tunes based mostly on Hungarian themes, completed in 1869.
Ian Krykorka (born 1975) is a Canadian children's author, based in Toronto, Ontario.
Indigenous music of North America, which includes American Indian music or Native American music, is the music that is used, created or performed by Indigenous peoples of North America, including Native Americans in the United States and Aboriginal peoples in Canada, Indigenous peoples of Mexico, and other North American countries—especially traditional tribal music, such as Pueblo music and Inuit music.
Influenza, commonly known as "the flu", is an infectious disease caused by an influenza virus.
The Internet Archive is a San Francisco–based nonprofit digital library with the stated mission of "universal access to all knowledge." It provides free public access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, software applications/games, music, movies/videos, moving images, and nearly three million public-domain books.
István Kertész (28 August 192916 April 1973) was an internationally acclaimed Jewish Hungarian orchestral and operatic conductor who, throughout his brief but distinguished career led many of the world's great orchestras, including the Cleveland, Chicago, Philadelphia, New York, Los Angeles, Pittsburgh, Detroit, San Francisco and Minnesota Orchestras in the United States, as well as the London Symphony, Vienna Philharmonic, Berlin Philharmonic, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Israel Philharmonic, and L'Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.
Jan Nepomuk Maýr (sometimes spelled Mayr, Mayer, or Maier) (17 February 1818 – 25 October 1888) was a Czech operatic tenor, opera director, conductor, composer, and music educator.
Jarmil Michael Burghauser (born Jarmil Michael Mokrý, October 21, 1921, PísekFebruary 19, 1997, Prague) was a Czech composer, conductor, and musicologist.
Jaroslav Vrchlický (17 February 1853 – 9 September 1912) was one of the greatest Czech lyrical poets.
Jeanette Thurber (also known as Jeannette Meyers Thurber, January 29, 1850, in Delhi, New York – January 2, 1946 in Bronxville, New York) was amongst the first major patrons of classical music in the United States.
Johann Sebastian Bach (28 July 1750) was a composer and musician of the Baroque period, born in the Duchy of Saxe-Eisenach.
Johann Ritter von Herbeck (25 December 1831 – 28 October 1877) was an Austrian musician, born in Vienna, best known for leading the premiere of Franz Schubert's "Unfinished" Symphony.
Johannes Brahms (7 May 1833 – 3 April 1897) was a German composer and pianist of the Romantic period.
Josef Škvorecký, (September 27, 1924 – January 3, 2012) was a Czech-Canadian writer and publisher.
Josef Bohuslav Foerster (30 December 1859 – 29 May 1951) was a Czech composer of classical music.
Josef Leopold Zvonař (22 January 1824 – 23 November 1865) was a Czech composer, pedagogue, and big music critic.
Josef Suk (4 January 1874 – 29 May 1935) was a Czech composer and violinist.
Josef Vinklář (10 November 1930 – 18 September 2007) was a Czech actor, a member of the National Theatre.
Sir Joseph Barnby (12 August 183828 January 1896) was an English musical composer and conductor.
Joseph Joachim (Joachim József, 28 June 1831 – 15 August 1907) was a Hungarian violinist, conductor, composer and teacher.
Karel Ančerl (11 April 1908 – 3 July 1973) was a Czechoslovak conductor, renowned especially for his performances of contemporary music and for his interpretations of music by Czech composers.
Karel Bendl, Josef Bohuslav Foerster, Karel Kovařovic (March 30, 1885, Österreichische Nationalbibliothek) --> Karel Bendl, or Karl Bendl, pseudonym: Podskalský (April 16, 1838, Prague, Bohemia, Austrian Empire September 20, 1897, Prague) was a Czech composer.
Karel Hoffmann (12 December 1872, Prague – 30 March 1936, Prague) was a Czech violinist and music pedagogue, a founding member and first violinist of the Bohemian Quartet.
Karel Jaromír Erben (7 November 1811 – 21 November 1870) was a Czech folklorist and poet of the mid-19th century, best known for his collection Kytice (Bouquet), which contains poems based on traditional and folkloric themes.
Karel Komzák I (4 November 182319 March 1893) was a Bohemian composer, organist, bandmaster and conductor.
King and Charcoal Burner, Op. 14, is a three-act (23-scene) comic opera by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.
In Southeastern Europe, the South Slavic peoples traditionally dance the circle dance, known as Kolo (Коло/Kolo; Kolo; Kolo), named after the circle formed by the dancers.
Kytice z pověstí národních (A Bouquet of Folk Legends), also known by the short title Kytice (Czech for bouquet), is a collection of ballads by the Czech author Karel Jaromír Erben.
Ladislav Jan Šaloun (1 August 1870, Prague – 18 October 1946, Prague) was an important Czech sculptor of the Art Nouveau period.
Leo Stern (5 April 186210 September 1904) was an English cellist, best remembered for being the soloist in the premiere performance of Antonín Dvořák's Cello Concerto in B minor in London in 1896.
Leoš Janáček (baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July 1854 – 12 August 1928) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher.
Libor Pešek KBE (born 22 June 1933) is a Czech conductor.
A libretto is the text used in, or intended for, an extended musical work such as an opera, operetta, masque, oratorio, cantata or musical.
The Cambridge Companions to Music form a book series published by Cambridge University Press.
The New York City borough of Manhattan contains 214 numbered east–west streets numbered from 1st to 228th, the majority of them created by the Commissioners' Plan of 1811.
The House of Lobkowicz (Lobkovicové in modern Czech, sg. z Lobkovic; Lobkowitz in German) is a Czech noble family that dates back to the 14th century and is one of the oldest Bohemian noble families.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Louis Ehlert (23 January 1825, Königsberg – 4 January 1884, Wiesbaden) was a German composer and music critic.
Ludwig van Beethoven (baptised 17 December 1770Beethoven was baptised on 17 December. His date of birth was often given as 16 December and his family and associates celebrated his birthday on that date, and most scholars accept that he was born on 16 December; however there is no documentary record of his birth.26 March 1827) was a German composer and pianist.
The mazurka (in Polish mazurek, plural mazurki) is a Polish folk dance in triple meter, usually at a lively tempo, and with "strong accents unsystematically placed on the second or third beat".
Milan Sachs (28 November 18844 August 1968) was a Czech-Croatian opera conductor and composer, who was long associated with the Zagreb Opera in Croatia, where he conducted some important local premieres, including Wagner's Parsifal, and Janáček's Jenůfa (1920).
The Moon is an astronomical body that orbits planet Earth and is Earth's only permanent natural satellite.
Moravian Duets (in Moravské dvojzpěvy) by Antonín Dvořák is a cycle of 23 Moravian folk poetry settings for two voices with piano accompaniment, composed between 1875 and 1881.
Moravian traditional music or Moravian folk music represents a part of the European musical culture connected with the Moravian region of the Czech Republic.
Moscow (a) is the capital and most populous city of Russia, with 13.2 million residents within the city limits and 17.1 million within the urban area.
Mount Sinai Beth Israel is a 799-bed teaching hospital in New York City.
A movement is a self-contained part of a musical composition or musical form.
Music theory is the study of the practices and possibilities of music.
Nathan David Perlman (August 2, 1887 – June 29, 1952) was an American lawyer and politician from New York.
The National Conservatory of Music of America was an institution for higher education in music founded in 1885 in New York City by Jeannette Meyers Thurber.
Neeme Järvi (born 7 June 1937) is an Estonian American conductor.
Neil Alden Armstrong (August 5, 1930 – August 25, 2012) was an American astronaut and aeronautical engineer who was the first person to walk on the Moon.
Nelahozeves is a village on left bank of the Vltava river, 35 km north of Prague, Czech Republic.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York Herald was a large-distribution newspaper based in New York City that existed between May 6, 1835, and 1924 when it merged with the New-York Tribune.
The New York Philharmonic, officially the Philharmonic-Symphony Society of New York, Inc., globally known as New York Philharmonic Orchestra (NYPO) or New York Philharmonic-Symphony Orchestra, is a symphony orchestra based in New York City in the United States.
Nikolaus Simrock (23 August 1751 in Mainz – 12 June 1832 in Bonn) was a German horn player at the court of the Elector of Cologne in Bonn and a music publisher.
The Nocturne in B, Op. 40 (B. 47), is a single-movement composition for string orchestra by Antonín Dvořák, published in 1883.
The Odzemek (in slovak Odzemok) is a Slovak solo traditional dance for men which always has an improvised character.
Ogg is a free, open container format maintained by the Xiph.Org Foundation.
Opera (English plural: operas; Italian plural: opere) is a form of theatre in which music has a leading role and the parts are taken by singers.
In musical composition, the opus number is the "work number" that is assigned to a composition, or to a set of compositions, to indicate the chronological order of the composer's production.
In music, the organ (from Greek ὄργανον organon, "organ, instrument, tool") is a keyboard instrument of one or more pipe divisions or other means for producing tones, each played with its own keyboard, played either with the hands on a keyboard or with the feet using pedals.
Oskar Nedbal (26 March 1874 – 24 December 1930) was a Czech violist, composer, and conductor of classical music.
Otmar Suitner (16 May 1922 – 8 January 2010) was an Austrian conductor who spent most of his professional career in East Germany.
Overture (from French ouverture, "opening") in music is the term originally applied to the instrumental introduction to an opera.
The Panic of 1893 was a serious economic depression in the United States that began in 1893 and ended in 1897.
The piano is an acoustic, stringed musical instrument invented in Italy by Bartolomeo Cristofori around the year 1700 (the exact year is uncertain), in which the strings are struck by hammers.
The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 33, is the only piano concerto by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.
Piano four hands (À quatre mains, Zu vier Händen, Vierhändig, a quattro mani) is a type of piano duet in which the two players play on a single piano.
Antonín Dvořák's Piano Quintet No. 2 in A major, Op. 81, B. 155, is a quintet for piano, 2 violins, viola, and cello.
The Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90, B. 166, (also called Dumky trio from the subtitle Dumky) is a composition by Antonín Dvořák for piano, violin and cello.
The polonaise (polonez) is a dance of Polish origin, in 4 time.
Prague (Praha, Prag) is the capital and largest city in the Czech Republic, the 14th largest city in the European Union and also the historical capital of Bohemia.
The Prague Conservatory or Prague Conservatoire (Pražská konzervatoř) is a music academy in Prague, Czech Republic, founded in 1808.
Program music or programme music is a type of art music that attempts to musically render an extra-musical narrative.
The Prague Provisional Theatre (Prozatímní divadlo) was erected in 1862 as a temporary home for Czech drama and opera until a permanent National Theatre could be built.
The Book of Psalms (תְּהִלִּים or, Tehillim, "praises"), commonly referred to simply as Psalms or "the Psalms", is the first book of the Ketuvim ("Writings"), the third section of the Hebrew Bible, and a book of the Christian Old Testament.
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky Often "Peter Ilich Tchaikovsky" in English.
A quintet is a group containing five members.
Rafael Jeroným Kubelík (29 June 191411 August 1996) was a Czech-born conductor and composer.
Religious music (also sacred music) is music performed or composed for religious use or through religious influence.
Antonín Dvořák's Requiem in flat minor, Op. 89, B. 165, is a funeral Mass for soloists, choir and orchestra.
Wilhelm Richard Wagner (22 May 181313 February 1883) was a German composer, theatre director, polemicist, and conductor who is chiefly known for his operas (or, as some of his later works were later known, "music dramas").
The Royal Albert Hall is a concert hall on the northern edge of South Kensington, London, which has held the Proms concerts annually each summer since 1941.
The Royal Philharmonic Society is a British music society, formed in 1813.
Rusalka, Op. 114, is an opera ('lyric fairy tale') by Antonín Dvořák.
Antonín Dvořák composed his oratorio Saint Ludmila (Czech: Svatá Ludmila for soloists, choir and orchestra, between September 1885 and May 1886. The oratorio (Op. 71, B. 144) was written to a text by the leading Czech poet and writer Jaroslav Vrchlický. Saint Ludmila is Dvořák's third oratorio, and is considered one of his foremost works.
Saint Petersburg (p) is Russia's second-largest city after Moscow, with 5 million inhabitants in 2012, part of the Saint Petersburg agglomeration with a population of 6.2 million (2015).
In music, a serenade (also sometimes called serenata, from the Italian) is a musical composition and/or performance delivered in honor.
Antonín Dvořák's Serenade for Strings in E major (Smyčcová serenáda E dur), Op. 22, was composed in just two weeks in May 1875.
Skočná is a rapid Slavic folk-dance, normally in metre.
The Slavonic Dances (Slovanské tance) are a series of 16 orchestral pieces composed by Antonín Dvořák in 1878 and 1886 and published in two sets as Op. 46 and Op. 72 respectively.
Slavs are an Indo-European ethno-linguistic group who speak the various Slavic languages of the larger Balto-Slavic linguistic group.
In music, a solo (from the solo, meaning alone) is a piece or a section of a piece played or sung featuring a single performer, who may be performing completely alone or supported by an accompanying instrument such as a piano or organ, a continuo group (in Baroque music), or the rest of a choir, orchestra, band, or other ensemble.
A song cycle (Liederkreis or Liederzyklus) is a group, or cycle, of individually complete songs designed to be performed in a sequence as a unit.
"Songs My Mother Taught Me" (Když mne stará matka zpívat učívala; Als die alte Mutter sang) is a song for voice and piano written in 1880 by Antonín Dvořák.
A soprano is a type of classical female singing voice and has the highest vocal range of all voice types.
The Sousedská is a semi-slow Bohemian dance in three quarter time.
Spillville Fireworks are held the first Saturday in July, Spillville, Iowa is famously known for its Independence Day (July 4th) fireworks display.
A spinet is a smaller type of harpsichord or other keyboard instrument, such as a piano or organ.
Spirituals (or Negro spirituals) are generally Christian songs that were created by African Americans.
Stabat Mater (Op. 58, originally Op. 28,Score, p. V B. 71) for soli, choir and orchestra is a religious cantata by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák based on the text of the Stabat Mater.
A string orchestra is an orchestra consisting solely of a string section made up of the bowed strings used in Western Classical music.
A string quartet is a musical ensemble of four string players – two violin players, a viola player and a cellist – or a piece written to be performed by such a group.
Antonín Dvořák finished the composition of his String Quartet No. 1 in A major, Op. 2, (B. 8), one of his earliest chamber works, in March 1862.
The String Quartet in F major, Op. 96, nicknamed the American Quartet, is the 12th string quartet composed by Antonín Dvořák.
Antonín Dvořák composed his String Quartet No. 13 in G major, Op. 106, (B. 192), between November 11 and December 9, 1895.
The String Quartet No. 14 in A major, Op. 105, B. 193, was the last string quartet completed by Antonín Dvořák, even though it was published before his String Quartet No. 13 (which appeared with the higher opus number Op. 106).
Dvořák's string quartet number 2 in B major B. 17 was probably composed in 1869, early in his compositional career.
At over an hour's duration, Dvořák's String Quartet No. 3 in D major B. 18 is the longest of his compositions for this medium.
Antonín Dvořák composed String Quartet No. 4 in E minor, B. 19 at some stage in the years 1869 and 1870.
Antonín Dvořák wrote his String Quartet No. 5 in F minor, Op. 9 (B. 37), in September 1873, the composition was finished on 4 October 1873.
Antonín Dvořák composed his String Quartet No. 6 in A minor, B. 40 Op. 12, in November and December 1873, finishing it on 5 December.
Antonín Dvořák finished the composition of his String Quartet No. 9 in D minor, Op. 34, (B. 75) on 18 December 1877, having probably started it in July of that year.
Antonín Dvořák's String Quintet No. 2 in G major, Op. 77 (B. 49), was originally composed in early March 1875 and first performed on March 18, 1876 in Prague at the concert of the Umělecká beseda.
The String Quintet in E major, Op. 97, B. 180, was composed by Antonín Dvořák during the summer he spent in Spillville, Iowa in 1893.
Antonín Dvořák´s String Sextet in A major, Op. 48, (B. 80) for two violins, two violas and two cellos was composed for the most part in May 1878.
Stuyvesant Square is the name of both a park and its surrounding neighborhood in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Supraphon Music Publishing is a Czech record label, oriented mainly towards publishing classical music and popular music, with an emphasis on Czech and Slovak composers.
A symphonic poem or tone poem is a piece of orchestral music, usually in a single continuous movement, which illustrates or evokes the content of a poem, short story, novel, painting, landscape, or other (non-musical) source.
Antonín Dvořák's Symphonic Variations on the Theme “I am a fiddler” (Symfonické variace z písně „Já jsem huslař“) for orchestra, Op. 78, B. 70, were written in 1877.
A symphony is an extended musical composition in Western classical music, most often written by composers for orchestra.
The Symphony No. 1 in C minor, B. 9, subtitled The Bells of Zlonice (Zlonické zvony), was composed by Antonín Dvořák during February and March 1865.
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Czech composer Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) composed his Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60, B. 112, in 1880.
Antonín Dvořák's Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70, B. 141, was completed on 17 March 1885 and first performed on 22 April 1885 at St James's Hall in London.
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Tannhäuser (Middle High German: Tanhûser) was a German Minnesinger and poet.
The Te Deum (also known as Ambrosian Hymn or A Song of the Church) is an early Christian hymn of praise.
Tenor is a type of classical male singing voice, whose vocal range is normally the highest male voice type, which lies between the baritone and countertenor voice types.
The Devil and Kate, Op. 112, B.201, (Čert a Káča in Czech) is an opera in three acts by Antonín Dvořák to a Czech libretto by Adolf Wenig.
The Golden Spinning Wheel (Zlatý kolovrat), Op.
The Jacobin (Jakobín in Czech) is an opera in three acts by Antonín Dvořák to an original Czech libretto by Marie Červinková-Riegrová.
The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians is an encyclopedic dictionary of music and musicians.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The Noon Witch (or The Noonday Witch; Polednice), Op.
The Water Goblin (Vodník; initially published by N. Simrock with the English title The Water-Fay) is a symphonic poem, Op. 107 (B. 195), written by Antonín Dvořák in 1896.
The Wild Dove (also known as The Wood Dove; Holoubek), Op.
The Tragic Overture (Tragische Ouvertüre), Op. 81, is a concert overture for orchestra written by Johannes Brahms during the summer of 1880.
Union Square is an important and historic intersection and surrounding neighborhood in Manhattan, New York City, located where Broadway and the former Bowery Road – now Fourth Avenue – came together in the early 19th century; its name denotes that "here was the union of the two principal thoroughfares of the island" rather than celebrating either the Federal union of the United States or labor unions.
The University of Cambridge (informally Cambridge University)The corporate title of the university is The Chancellor, Masters, and Scholars of the University of Cambridge.
Vanda is a grand opera in five acts by Antonín Dvořák.
Václav Havel (5 October 193618 December 2011) was a Czech statesman, writer and former dissident, who served as the last President of Czechoslovakia from 1989 until the dissolution of Czechoslovakia in 1992 and then as the first President of the Czech Republic from 1993 to 2003.
Václav Neumann (29 September 1920 – 2 September 1995) was a Czech conductor, violinist and viola player.
Victor August Herbert (February 1, 1859 – May 26, 1924) was an Irish-born, German-raised American composer, cellist and conductor.
Vienna (Wien) is the federal capital and largest city of Austria and one of the nine states of Austria.
The Vienna Philharmonic (VPO; Wiener Philharmoniker), founded in 1842, is an orchestra considered to be one of the finest in the world.
The viola is a string instrument that is bowed or played with varying techniques.
The violin, also known informally as a fiddle, is a wooden string instrument in the violin family.
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The Sonatina in G major for violin and piano (Sonatina G dur pro housle a klavír), Op. 100, B. 183, was written by Antonín Dvořák between November 19 and December 3, 1893, in New York City.
Established in 1869 on the grounds of Vyšehrad Castle in Prague, Czech Republic, the Vyšehrad cemetery (Vyšehradský hřbitov) is the final resting place of many composers, artists, sculptors, writers, and those from the world of science and politics.
Vysoká u Příbramě is a village and municipality in Příbram District in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
Witold Rowicki (true surname Kałka, 26 February 1914 in Taganrog – 1 October 1989 in Warsaw) was a Polish conductor.
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (27 January 1756 – 5 December 1791), baptised as Johannes Chrysostomus Wolfgangus Theophilus Mozart, was a prolific and influential composer of the classical era.
The World's Columbian Exposition (the official shortened name for the World's Fair: Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago World's Fair and Chicago Columbian Exposition) was a world's fair held in Chicago in 1893 to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's arrival in the New World in 1492.
Zdeněk Mácal (born 8 January 1936, Brno, Czechoslovakia) is a Czech conductor.
Zither is a class of stringed instruments.
Zlonice is a market town in Central Bohemian Region, Czech Republic.
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