Biblical Songs, Op.99 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Performances

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Performer Pages Marta Chaloupka (soprano)
Andrew Chislett (piano)
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Ten Biblical Songs (Psalms) by Antonin Dvorak, opus 99, (1894) were performed by Marta Chaloupka, soprano, and Andrew Chislett, piano, at St. Joseph's Church in Seattle, February 22, 2004. The songs were sung in the Czech language.

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9 more: 2. Skrýše má a paveza má Ty jsí • 3. Slyš, ó Bože, slyš modlitbu mou • 4. ospodin jest můj pastýř • 5. Bože! Bože! Píseň novou • 6. Slyš, ó Bože, volání mé • 7. Při řekách babylonských • 8. Popatřiž na mne a smiluj se nade mnou • 9. Pozdvihuji očí svých k horám • 10. Zpívejte Hospodinu píseň novou

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Translator Bedřich Eben, German text
Daphne Rusbridge, English text
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.[1895]. Plate 10326.
Reprinted New York: E.F. Kalmus, n.d.(1933-70).
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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Publisher. Info. Souborné vydání díla, series 2, vol.6
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Oblak a mrákota jest vůkol Něho (No.1)

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Skrýše má a paveza má Ty jsí (No.2)

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Slyš, ó Bože, slyš modlitbu mou (No.3)

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Hospodin jest můj pastýř (No.4)

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Bože! Bože! Píseň novou (No.5)

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Slyš, ó Bože, volání mé (No.6)

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Při řekách babylonských (No.7)

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Popatřiž na mne a smiluj se nade mnou (No.8)

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General Information

Work Title Biblical Songs
Alternative. Title Biblické písně ; Biblische Lieder
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.99 ; B.185
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 8
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 songs
  1. Oblak a mrákota jest vůkol Něho. Andantino (G major, 50 bars)
    Clouds and darkness are round about Him
  2. Skrýše má a paveza má Ty jsí. Andante (G major, 26 bars)
    Lord, Thou art my refuge and my shield
  3. Slyš, ó Bože, slyš modlitbu mou. Andante (B-flat major, 62 bars)
    Hear my prayer, O Lord, my God
  4. Hospodin jest můj pastýř. Andante (B major, 32 bars)
    God is my shepherd
  5. Bože! Bože! Píseň novou. Risoluto maestoso (A-flat major, 53 bars)
    I will sing new songs
  6. Slyš, ó Bože, volání mé. Andante (D major, 41 bars)
    Hear my prayer, O Lord
  7. Při řekách babylonských. Andante (E-flat major, 60 bars)
    By the waters of Babylon
  8. Popatřiž na mne a smiluj se nade mnou. Andante (A-flat minor, 38 bars)
    Turn Thee to me and have mercy
  9. Pozdvihuji očí svých k horám. Andante con moto (D minor, 45 bars)
    I will lift my eyes up to the mountains
  10. Zpívejte Hospodinu píseň novou. Allegro moderato (F major, 72 bars)
    Sing ye a joyful song unto the Lord
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1894 (March 5-26)
First Performance. 1895-09-26 in Mladá Boleslav (No.6)
O. Schellerová (voice), Unknown (piano)
First Publication. 1895 - Berlin: N. Simrock, Plates 10325-26.
Librettist The Bible of Králice (16th century)
Language Czech
Average DurationAvg. Duration 25 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
InstrDetail Orchestration
2 flutes, 2 clarinets, 2 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, triangle, harp, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
antonin-dvorak.cz
All Music Guide
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
Extra Information Arrangement History:
  • Composed for voice and piano, 1894 (= B.185)
  • Nos.1-5 orchestrated by Dvořák, 1895 (= B.189)
Orchestral setting first published in in 1929, with Nos.6-10 in orchestrations by Vilém Zemánek (1875–1922). For the critical edition, Burghauser and Hanuš revised the orchestration of Nos.6-10.