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Dvorák: A Hero's Song, Czech Suite, Etc / Wit, Katowice


Release Date: 03/21/1995 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8553005   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 5 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

"[Anton] Wit generates excitement without letting things get out of hand. The performance of the Czech Suite is warm and relaxed, nicely rustic in feeling..." - PENGUIN GUIDE "[Anton] Wit generates excitement without letting things get out of hand. The performance of the Czech Suite is warm and relaxed, nicely rustic in feeling..." - PENGUIN GUIDE Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Heroic Song for Orchestra, Op. 111/B 199 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1897; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 10/1993 
Venue:  Polish Radio Concert Hall, Katowice 
Length: 22 Minutes 34 Secs. 
2. Czech Suite in D major, Op. 39/B 93 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  Polish Radio Concert Hall, Katowice 
Length: 23 Minutes 9 Secs. 
3. Hussite Overture, Op. 67/B 132 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1883; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  Polish Radio Concert Hall, Katowice 
Length: 14 Minutes 18 Secs. 
4. Festival March, Op. 54/B 88 by Antonín Dvorák
Conductor:  Antoni Wit
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Katowice Polish Radio/TV Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1879; Bohemia 
Date of Recording: 04/1994 
Venue:  Polish Radio Concert Hall, Katowice 
Length: 4 Minutes 52 Secs. 

Sound Samples

A Hero's Song, Op. 111, B. 199: A Hero's Song, B. 199, Op. 111
Czech Suite, Op. 39, B. 93: I. Preludium (Pastorale)
Czech Suite, Op. 39, B. 93: II. Polka
Czech Suite, Op. 39, B. 93: III. Sousedska (Minuetto)
Czech Suite, Op. 39, B. 93: IV. Romance (Romanza)
Czech Suite, Op. 39, B. 93: V. Finale (Furiant)
Hussite Overture, Op. 67, B. 132: Hussite Overture, B. 132, Op. 67
Festival March, Op. 54, B. 88: Festival March, B. 88, Op. 54

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