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The Very Best Of Dvorák


Release Date: 10/31/2006 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8552139   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Stefan VeselkaQian ZhouEdmund BattersbyJana Valŕskovŕ,   ... 
Conductor:  Stephen GunzenhauserJaroslav KrcekZdenek KoslerJohannes Wildner,   ... 
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic OrchestraVlach String Quartet PragueSlovak Philharmonic Orchestra,   ... 
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 32 Mins. 

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Works on This Recording

1. Carnival Overture, Op. 92 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1891; USA 
2. Humoresques (8) for Piano, Op. 101/B 187: no 7 in G flat major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Stefan Veselka (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; Bohemia 
3. Quartet for Strings no 12 in F major, Op. 96/B 179 "American": Molto vivace by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vlach String Quartet Prague
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
4. Symphony no 8 in G major, Op. 88/B 163: 3rd movement, Allegretto by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1889; Bohemia 
5. Zigeunermelodien (7), Op. 55: no 4, Als die alte Mutter by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Qian Zhou (Violin), Edmund Battersby (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
Notes: Arranged: Fritz Kreisler 
6. Serenade for Strings in E major, Op. 22: 1st movement, Moderato by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Jaroslav Krcek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Capella Istropolitana
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1875; Bohemia 
7. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
8. Symphony no 7 in D minor, Op. 70/B 141: 3rd movement, Scherzo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1884-1885; Bohemia 
9. Sonatina for Violin and Piano in G major, Op. 100/B 183: Larghetto by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Qian Zhou (Violin), Edmund Battersby (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
10. Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 72/B 145: no 2 in E minor, Dumka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1886; Bohemia 
11. Rusalka, Op. 114/B 203: O moon high up "Song to the moon" by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Jana Valŕskovŕ (Soprano)
Conductor:  Johannes Wildner
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1900; Bohemia 
12. Noon Witch, Op. 108/B 196 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1896; Bohemia 
13. Slavonic Dances (8) for Orchestra, Op. 46/B 83: no 1 in C major, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Zdenek Kosler
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
14. Stabat Mater, Op. 58/B 71: Fac ut portem Christi mortem by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Robert Shafer
Orchestra/Ensemble:  National Symphony, Washington, D. C.,  Washington Chorus
Period: Romantic 
15. Serenade for Winds in D minor, Op. 44: 1st movement, Moderato by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Oslo Philharmonic Wind Soloists
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
16. Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191: 2nd movement, Adagio ma non troppo by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Maria Kliegel (Cello)
Conductor:  Michael Halász
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
17. Quintet for Piano and Strings no 2 in A major, Op. 81/B 155: Scherzo by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Ivan Klansky (Piano)
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vlach String Quartet Prague
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1887; Bohemia 
18. Czech Suite in D major, Op. 39/B 93: 2nd movement, Polka by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Polish National Radio Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Bohemia 
19. Legends (10) for Orchestra, Op. 59/B 122: no 2 in G major by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Christian Kohn (Piano), Silke-Thora Matthies (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1881; Bohemia 
20. Symphony no 9 in E minor, Op. 95/B 178 "From the New World": 2nd movement, Largo by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; USA 
21. Waltzes (2) for String Quartet, Op. 54/B 105: no 1 in A major by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vlach String Quartet Prague
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1880; Bohemia 
22. Romance for Violin and Piano in F minor, Op. 11/B 38 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Qian Zhou (Violin), Edmund Battersby (Piano)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1873-1877; Bohemia 
23. My Home Overture, Op. 62/B 125a by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Stephen Gunzenhauser
Orchestra/Ensemble:  BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1882; Bohemia 
24. Trio for Piano and Strings no 4 in E minor, Op. 90/B 166 "Dumky": 3rd movement, Andante moderato by Antonín Dvorák
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Joachim Trio
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1890-1891; Bohemia 
Notes: Composition written: Bohemia (1890 - 1891). 

Sound Samples

Carnival, Op. 92, B. 169: Carnival Overture, Op. 92
8 Humoresques, Op. 101: No. 7 in G flat major
String Quartet No. 12 in F major, Op. 96, "American": III. Molto vivace
Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163: Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 33: III. Allegretto grazioso - Molto vivace
7 Gipsy Melodies, Op. 55, "Zigeunerlieder" (arr. for violin and piano): 7 Gypsy Melodies: No. 4. Songs my mother taught me (arr. violin and piano)
Serenade in E major, Op. 22, B. 52: Serenade in E major, Op. 22: I. Moderato
Slavonic Dances, Series 1, Op. 46, B. 83: 16 Slavonic Dances: No. 2 in E minor, Op. 46, No. 2
Piano Trio No. 4 in E minor, Op. 90, "Dumky"
Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70, B. 141: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70: III. Scherzo: Vivace - Poco meno messo
Violin Sonatina in G major, Op. 100: Sonatina in G major, Op. 100: II. Larghetto
Slavonic Dances, Series 2, Op. 72, B. 147: 16 Slavonic Dances: No. 10 in E minor, Op. 72, No. 2
Rusalka, Op. 114: Act I: O silver moon, "Song to the Moon"
The Noon Witch, Op. 108, B. 196: The Noon Witch (Polednice), Op. 108
Slavonic Dances, Series 1, Op. 46, B. 83: 16 Slavonic Dances: No. 1 in C major, Op. 46, No. 1
Stabat Mater, Op. 58, B. 71: Fac ut portem Christi mortem
Serenade in D minor, Op. 44: Serenade, Op. 44: I. Moderato, quasi marcia
Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op. 104: II. Adagio ma non troppo
Piano Quintet in A major, Op. 81: III. Scherzo (Furiant): Molto vivace
Czech Suite, Op. 39, B. 93: Czech Suite in D major, Op. 39: II. Polka
10 Legends, Op. 59: No. 2 in G major
Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B. 178, "From the New World": Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World": II. Largo
2 Waltzes, Op. 54: No. 1 in A major
Romance in F minor, Op. 11
My Homeland, Op. 62, B. 125a: My Homeland, Op. 62

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