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Dvorak: Slavonik Dances / John Farrar, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

Album Summary

>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83
>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147
Conductor Ensemble Composer

Notes & Reviews:

In March 1878 Dvorak's publisher Simrock urged him to compose something that would give the Hungarian Dances of Brahms a run for their money. These had proved hugely successful (for both Brahms and Simrock), and could be heard in drawing rooms and pubs all over Germany and Austria. Dvorak obliged quickly, and the op. 46 set was published later the same year in a version for piano duet - the orchestrated version following shortly after. Dvorak's tunes are original, but the rhythms he had heard in the country dances such as the Furiant and Polka provided the inspiration for the composer.



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>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83
  • Conductor: John Farrar
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1878

>Dvorak, Antonin : Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 72/B 147
  • Conductor: John Farrar
  • Ensemble: Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Period Time: Romantic
  • Written: 1886-1887