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Silent Woods - Dvorák / Ofra Harnoy, Sir Charles Mackerras


Release Date: 03/26/2008 
Label:  Rca Victor Red Seal Catalog #: 68186   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Ofra HarnoyMichael Dussek
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 9 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"It is such an incredible work. It has everything; the passion, the virtuosity." - Ofra Harnoy, [about the Dvorak Cello Concerto] "It is such an incredible work. It has everything; the passion, the virtuosity." - Ofra Harnoy, [about the Dvorak Cello Concerto] Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104/B 191 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1895; USA 
Date of Recording: 09/1994 
Venue:  Smetana Hall, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 38 Minutes 18 Secs. 
2.
From the Bohemian forest, Op. 68/B 133: no 5, Silent Woods by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 09/1994 
Venue:  Smetana Hall, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Composition written: Bohemia (?1883 - 1884).
Composition revised: Bohemia (1893). 
3.
Rondo for Cello and Orchestra in G minor, Op. 94 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Conductor:  Sir Charles Mackerras
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Prague Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1893; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 09/1994 
Venue:  Smetana Hall, Prague, Czech Republic 
Length: 7 Minutes 36 Secs. 
4.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78: no 5 in A major, Skocná by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Michael Dussek (Piano), Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto 
Length: 5 Minutes 3 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Jarmil Burghauser 
5.
Slavonic Dances (8) for Piano 4 hands, Op. 46/B 78: no 8 in G minor, Furiant by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Michael Dussek (Piano), Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1878; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto 
Length: 4 Minutes 12 Secs. 
6.
Polonaise for Cello and Piano in A major, B 94 by Antonín Dvorák
Performer:  Michael Dussek (Piano), Ofra Harnoy (Cello)
Period: Romantic 
Written: ?1879; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 06/1995 
Venue:  Glenn Gould Studio, Toronto 
Length: 8 Minutes 5 Secs. 

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