Legends, Op.59 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Misc. Notes Recorded live on October 2, 2010
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Piano duet version, B.117

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1881. Plates 8222-8223.
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9 more: 2. Molto moderato (G major) • 3. Allegro giusto (G minor) • 4. Molto maestoso (C major) • 5. Allegro giusto (A♭ major) • 6. Allegro con moto (C♯ minor) • 7. Allegretto grazioso (A major) • 8. Un poco allegretto (F major) • 9. Andante (D major) • 10. Andante (B♭ minor)

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Editor František Bartoš (1905–1973)
Antonín Pokorný (1890-1975)
Karel Šolc (1893–1985)
Publisher. Info. Souborné vydání díla, series 5, vol.6
Prague: SNKLHU, 1956. Plate H 1801.
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Orchestra version, B.122

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9 more: 2. Molto moderato (G major) • 3. Allegro giusto (G minor) • 4. Molto maestoso (C major) • 5. Allegro giusto (A♭ major) • 6. Allegro con moto (C♯ minor) • 7. Allegretto grazioso (A major) • 8. Un poco allegretto (F major) • 9. Andante (D major) • 10. Andante (B♭ minor)

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Editor František Bartoš (1905–1973)
Publisher. Info. Souborné vydání díla, series 3, vol.21
Prague: SHV, 1967. Plate H 4000.
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Orchestra version, B.122

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Editor First edition
Engraver Leipzig: C.G. Röder.
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, [1882]. Plate 8268.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Keller)

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Arranger Robert Keller (1828-1891)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1883. Plate 8341.
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General Information

Work Title Legends
Alternative. Title Legendy ; Legenden
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.59 ; B.117 (piano duet), B.122 (orchestra)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 35
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 pieces
  1. Allegretto non troppo, quasi andantino (D minor)
  2. Molto moderato (G major)
  3. Allegro giusto (G minor)
  4. Molto maestoso (C major)
  5. Allegro giusto (A major)
  6. Allegro con moto (C minor)
  7. Allegretto grazioso (A major)
  8. Un poco allegretto (F major)
  9. Andante (D major)
  10. Andante (B minor)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1881 (January 30-March 22) (piano duet)
1881 (November 13-December 9) (orchestra)
First Performance. 1881 (October 19) in Prague (piano duet)
Karel Slavkovský (piano)
Josef Richard Rozkošný (piano)

1882 (May 7) in Prague (orchestra, nos. 1,3,4)
Prague Conservatory Orchestra (orchestra)
Antonín Bennewitz (conductor)

First Publication. 1881 - Berlin: N. Simrock (piano duet, Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1881), p.283), Plates 8222-8223.
1882 - Berlin: N. Simrock (orchestra, Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1882), p.106), Plates 8266-8269.
Dedication Eduard Hanslick (1825–1904)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 41 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation B.117: piano 4 hands
B.122: 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons, 4 horns, 2 trumpets, timpani, triangle, harp, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
antonin-dvorak.cz (piano)
antonin-dvorak.cz (orchestra)
Extra Information Arrangement History:
  • Composed for piano 4 hands, 1881 (= B.117)
  • Arranged for orchestra by Dvořák, 1881 (= B.122)