Antonín Dvořák

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Antonín Leopold Dvořák (8 September 1841 – 1 May 1904) was a Czech composer, one of the first to achieve worldwide recognition.wikipedia
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Moravian traditional music

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Following the Romantic-era nationalist example of his predecessor Bedřich Smetana, Dvořák frequently employed rhythms and other aspects of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia.
Moravian traditional music influenced Czech classical composers, such as Antonín Dvořák, Bedřich Smetana and Leoš Janáček, who was at the forefront of the Moravian folklore movement.

Slavonic Dances

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Brahms recommended Dvořák to his publisher, Simrock, who soon afterward commissioned what became the Slavonic Dances, Op. 46. These were highly praised by the Berlin music critic Louis Ehlert in 1878, the sheet music (of the original piano 4-hands version) had excellent sales, and Dvořák's international reputation was launched at last.
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.

Symphony No. 1 (Dvořák)

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The first public performances of his works were in Prague in 1872 and, with special success, in 1873, when he was aged 31. Seeking recognition beyond the Prague area, he submitted a score of his First Symphony to a prize competition in Germany, but did not win, and the unreturned manuscript was lost until rediscovered many decades later.
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.

Bedřich Smetana

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Following the Romantic-era nationalist example of his predecessor Bedřich Smetana, Dvořák frequently employed rhythms and other aspects of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia.
However, relatively few of Smetana's works are in the international repertory, and most foreign commentators tend to regard Antonín Dvořák as a more significant Czech composer.

Symphony No. 7 (Dvořák)

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His Seventh Symphony was written for London.
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.

Cello Concerto (Dvořák)

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While in the United States, Dvořák wrote his two most successful orchestral works: the Symphony From the New World, which spread his reputation worldwide, and his Cello Concerto, one of the most highly regarded of all cello concerti.
The Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191, is the last solo concerto by Antonín Dvořák.

Prague Conservatory

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In 1891 Dvořák was appointed as a professor at the Prague Conservatory.
In 1891, Antonín Dvořák joined the faculty as the head of the composition department.

Rusalka (opera)

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By far the most successful of the operas is Rusalka.
Rusalka, Op. 114, is an opera ('lyric fairy tale') by Antonín Dvořák.

Stabat Mater (Dvořák)

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Dvořák's first piece of a religious nature, his setting of Stabat Mater, was premiered in Prague in 1880.
Stabat Mater (Op. 58, originally Op. 28, 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.

Songs My Mother Taught Me (Dvořák)

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Among his smaller works, the seventh Humoresque and the song "Songs My Mother Taught Me" are also widely performed and recorded.
"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.

String Quartet No. 12 (Dvořák)

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He also wrote his most appreciated piece of chamber music, the American String Quartet, during this time.
The String Quartet in F major, Op. 96, nicknamed the American Quartet, is the 12th string quartet composed by Antonín Dvořák.

Humoresques (Dvořák)

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Among his smaller works, the seventh Humoresque and the song "Songs My Mother Taught Me" are also widely performed and recorded.
187), is a piano cycle by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák, written during the summer of 1894.

National Conservatory of Music of America

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In 1892, Dvořák moved to the United States and became the director of the National Conservatory of Music of America in New York City.
A number of prominent names are associated with the institution, including that of Victor Herbert and Antonín Dvořák, director of the conservatory from Sep. 27, 1892 to 1895.

String Quartet No. 1 (Dvořák)

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Dvořák called his String Quintet in A minor (1861) his Opus 1, and his First String Quartet (1862) his Opus 2, although the chronological Burghauser Catalogue numbers these as B.6 and B.7, showing five earlier compositions without opus numbers.
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.

Alfred (Dvořák)

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In 1870, he composed his first opera, Alfred, over the course of five months from May to October.
Alfred is a heroic opera in three acts by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.

Česká Kamenice

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Dvořák took further organ and music theory lessons at Česká Kamenice with Franz Hanke, who encouraged his musical talents even further and was more sympathetic.
Antonín Dvořák took further organ and music-theory lessons at Česká Kamenice with Franz Hanke.

Symphonic Variations (Dvořák)

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In 1877 he wrote the "Symphonic Variations" and Ludevít Procházka conducted its premiere in Prague.
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.

Serenade for Strings (Dvořák)

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In 1875, the year his first son was born, Dvořák composed his second string quintet, his 5th Symphony, Piano Trio No. 1, and Serenade for Strings in E.
Antonín Dvořák's Serenade for Strings in E major (Smyčcová serenáda E dur), Op. 22, was composed in just two weeks in May 1875.

King and Charcoal Burner

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The opera The King and the Charcoal Burner was returned to Dvořák from the Provisional Theatre and said to be unperformable.
King and Charcoal Burner (Král a uhlíř), Op. 14, is a three-act (23-scene) comic opera by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.

String Quintet No. 2 (Dvořák)

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In 1875, the year his first son was born, Dvořák composed his second string quintet, his 5th Symphony, Piano Trio No. 1, and Serenade for Strings in E.
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.

Symphony No. 3 (Dvořák)

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The two symphonies were Dvořák's third and fourth, both of which had been premiered in Prague in the spring of 1874.
The Symphony No. 3 in E major, Op. 10, B. 34 is a classical composition by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.

Piano Concerto (Dvořák)

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Dvořák entered the Austrian Prize competition again in 1877, submitting his Moravian Duets and other music, possibly his Piano Concerto.
The Concerto for Piano and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 33, is the only piano concerto by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.

Symphony No. 6 (Dvořák)

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Hans Richter asked Dvořák to compose his Symphony No. 6 for the Vienna Philharmonic, intending to premiere it in December 1880.
Czech composer Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) composed his Symphony No. 6 in D major, Op. 60, B. 112, in 1880.

Violin Concerto (Dvořák)

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In that same year, Dvořák also wrote his Violin Concerto.
The Violin Concerto in A minor, Op. 53 (B.108), is a concerto for violin and orchestra composed by Antonín Dvořák in 1879.

Symphony No. 4 (Dvořák)

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The two symphonies were Dvořák's third and fourth, both of which had been premiered in Prague in the spring of 1874.
The Symphony No. 4 in D minor, Op. 13, B. 41, is a classical composition by Czech composer Antonín Dvořák.