Evening Songs, B.61 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Publisher. Info. Souborné vydání díla, series 6, vol.1
Prague: SNKLHU, 1955. Plate H 553.
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General Information

Work Title Evening Songs
Alternative. Title Vecerní pisné
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. B.61 (Nos.1–12) ; Op.3 (Nos.1–4), Op.9/3–4 (Nos.5–6), Op.31 (Nos.7–11)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12 songs:
  1. Ty hvězdičky tam na nebi. Andante (E major)
  2. Mně zdálo se žes umřela. Andante con moto (G major)
  3. Já jsem ten rytíř z pohádky. Allegro (C minor)
  4. Když Bůh byl nejvíc rozkochán.
  5. Umlklo stromů šumění.
  6. Přilítlo jaro z daleka.
  7. Když jsem se díval do nebe. Allegro (D minor)
  8. Vy malí, drobní ptáčkové birds. Allegretto (A major)
  9. Jsem jako lípa košatá. Allegretto con grazia (A-flat major)
  10. Vy všichni, kdo jste stísněni. Andante (A minor)
  11. Ten ptáček, ten se nazpívá. Allegro scherzando (D major)
  12. Tak jak ten měsíc v nebes báň.
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1876, revised 1880–83?
First Publication. 1880 (Nos.5–6), 1881 (Nos.1–4), 1883 (Nos.7–11), 1955 (No.12)
Librettist Vítězslav Hálek (1835–1874)
Language Czech
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links antonin-dvorak.cz
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
Extra Information Version History:
  • Composed for solo voice with piano, 1876 (= B.61)
  • Nos.1 to 4 were revised by Dvořák and published together in 1881 as Op.3 (Nos.1 to 4)
  • Nos.5 and 6 were revised by Dvořák and published in 1880 in "4 Lieder", Op.9 (Nos.3 and 4)
  • Nos.7 to 11 were revised by Dvořák and published in 1883 as Op.31 (Nos.1 to 5)
  • Nos.2 and 3 were orchestrated by Dvořák in 1882 (= B.128).
Instrumentation: solo voice, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 2 horns, strings