Moravian Duets, Op.32 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Cypressdome (2015/4/29)

Performers Elizabeth Kluegel, soprano
Karyn Friedman, mezzo soprano
Carl Banner, piano
Publisher Info. Washington, DC: Washington Musica Viva
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Misc. Notes Recorded live on November 20, 2008 at the Embassy of the Czech Republic, Washington, D.C.
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Sheet Music

Scores

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Cypressdome (2016/6/1)

Language German / English
Translator Theodore Baker, English text
Publisher. Info. Library of Musical Classics, Vol.1044
New York: G. Schirmer, 1901. Plate 15985.
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Misc. Notes Original images: ca.300dpi, grayscale jp2 files approx. 2025 by 3050 pixels. Editing: re-sampled to 600dpi, converted to black and white tif files, de-skewed, and set uniform margins.
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Menander (2014/2/13)

Language German / Czech / English
Translator John Bernhoff (ca.1900-ca.1940), English text
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1882. Plate 8258.
Reprinted Berlin: N. Simrock, 1928.
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Misc. Notes Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1882), p.117
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Afp0815 (2014/7/13)

Language English / German
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, [ca.1907]. Plate 19164.
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Misc. Notes copyright 1901 probably from Plate 15985. (see above)
Plate table indicates this single song was first published ca.1907.
This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Clarinet, Viola and Piano (Van der Grinten)

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Tom12 (2019/3/18)

Arranger Tom Van der Grinten
Publisher. Info. Tom Van der Grinten
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Misc. Notes To be used with the original accompaniment
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Selections

For 2 Voices, 2 Violins, Viola and Cello (Büntzly)

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Menander (2014/10/19)

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Menander (2014/10/19)

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Menander (2015/6/14)

Arranger Gerd Büntzly
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Misc. Notes Accompaniment only. High quality
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General Information

Work Title Moravian Duets
Alternative. Title Moravské dvojzpěvy ; Klänge aus Mähren
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.32 ; B.60 (2nd series), B.62 (3rd series)
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. None [force assignment]
Key see below
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 14 songs
1. A já ti uplynu/The Fugitive. Allegretto (D major)
2. Velet’, vtáčku/Fly Sweet Songster. Andante (G major)
3. Dyby byla kosa nabróšená/The Slighted Heart. Allegro (F major)
4. V dobrým sme se sešli/Parting Without Sorrow. Allegretto scherzando (E major)
5. Slavíkovský polečko malý/The Pledge of Love. Allegro (E minor)
6. Holub na javoře/Forsaken. Allegro scherzando (G minor)
7. Voda a pláč/Sad of Heart. Moderato (D major)
8. Skromná/The Modest Maid. Larghetto (A major)
9. Prsten/The Ring. Allegro (A major)
10. Zelenaj se, zelenaj/Omens. Allegro molto (C major)
11. Zajatá/The Imprisoned Maid. Andante cantabile (D major)
12. Neveta/Comfort. Andantino-Allegretto grazioso (C major)
13. Šípek/The Wild Rose. Allegro (B major)
14. Život vojenský/The Soldier's Farwell. Allegro (B major)
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1876 (May 17-21) (2nd series)
1876 (June 26-July 13) (3rd series)
First Performance. 1876 (May-June) (2nd series)
Marie Neffová (soprano)
Marie Blažková (alto)
Antonín Dvořák (piano)

First Publication. 1876 - Prague: Emanuel Starý (all but no.14)
1914 - Prague: Hudební Matice (no.14)
Librettist František Sušil, collector of traditional Moravian folk songs
Language Czech (+ translations)
Dedication Jan Neff and Marie Neffová
Average DurationAvg. Duration 34 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation soprano, alto, piano
External Links antonin-dvorak.cz
Wikipedia article (covers Opp.20,32,38)
Extra Information Composition History:
  • Composed 1st series, Op.20, 1875 (= B.50)
  • Composed 2nd series, Op.32/1-5, 1876 (= B.60)
  • Composed 3rd series, Op.32/6-14, 1876 (= B.62)
  • Composed 4th series, Op.38, 1877 (= B.69)

Misc. Comments

Op.32 has the 14 pieces listed here. So, instead of splitting things (which nobody has time to do), why not just leave this as a collection page (with double-billing) and set up separate pages for B.60, B.62, et al. as they arrive? Carolus