It gives us Dvořák’s Moravian Duets complete, including the ‘The Soldier’s Life’ and ‘On our roof’, which were not part of the original collections. Written for. Moravian Duets: Antonín Dvořák: Life: his firm’s publication of the Moravian Duets (composed ) for soprano and contralto and the Slavonic Dances ( ). Dvořák – Moravian Duets (complete set) / Šaturová, Cukrová, Nekoranec, Spurný Antonín Dvořák – Moravian Duets: Op. 20 for soprano and.

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Dvorak initially agreed to this, but then decided that, instead of arranging the existing melodies, he would use only the texts, for which he would write completely new musical settings. Down a dove flew 3. He is also poor! The cycle was dedicated “to the honorable Jan Neff, Esquire, and his highly esteemed Spouse”.

Dvorak also arranged five of his duets for four unaccompanied female voices. I beg you think it over. The Duets, published in three volumes, Op. The vocal moravina trace the original texts with maximum spontaneity and perfectly capture their natural simplicity. Keen will be the edge of yonder scythe-blade 4. The fifteen duets of Op.

Fly, sweet songster 5. Lightly a damsel tripped forth 4. Retrieved 8 January Brightly shine thou moon on high 3. Why dost thou pine, dear lad? Turn about, my pretty sweetheart 3. Dvorak writes all sorts of things, operas Czechsymphonies, quartets, piano pieces. Neff proposed that Dvorak might like to arrange certain Moravian folk songs from the famous collection by Frantisek Susil, Moravian Folk Songs with Melodies Included in the Textsas duets with piano.


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Moravian Duets – Wikipedia

The remainder of the second volume was composed between June 26 and July 13,for soprano and contralto this time, entitled III. It appears that this volume was printed at his own cost.

From thee now I must go 2. Mid the zephyr’s soughing 6.

The nightingale doth warble. Yonder brooklet ripples 2. Friends were we on meeting 5. Retrieved from ” https: Down a dove flew 2.

Neff and his wife Marie were great music enthusiasts and regularly organised small concerts at home, where they sang songs and duets.

Blithely towards this field. Reapers now are riding 4. Grass, O forest grass, be green! After an interval of five weeks, he added another ten duets to this collection marked in the manuscript as Series III, Op. Lightly a damsel tripped forth 9. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Archived from the original on June 21, The Parting Rozlouceni 3. On 12 December of that year he wrote to his publisher Fritz Simrock: The Last Wish Vure suhaj, vure.

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Pretty maiden, locks a-flowing 7. Articles with Czech-language external links Articles containing Czech-language text. I hear a cuckoo calling 2. Who will thy guard be now? Guestbook Links About the web Sources. Hraj, muziko, hraj 5. Fly, sweet songster 3. This page was last edited on 5 Mayat Dvorak does not use the original folk tunes but applies his own melodic invention supported by the characteristic traits of Moravian folklore: In August of the following year Dvorak wrote four duets Op.


On 12 December of that year he wrote to his publisher Fritz Simrock:. One of the committee members who decided on the allocation of the grants was Johannes Brahmswho took a lively interest in the duets.

Keen will be the edge of yonder scythe-blade. He wrote in his letter to Simrock from 12 December Play, musicians, play 5.