Symphonic Variations, Op.78 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1888. Plate 8860.
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Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1888. Plate 8861.
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General Information

Work Title Symphonic Variations
Alternative. Title Symfonické variace
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.78 ; B.70
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 108
Key C major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Theme, 27 variations and finale:
Theme. Lento molto e tranquillo
Variation 1. Un poco più mosso, quasi allegretto
Variation 2. [L'istesso tempo]
Variation 3. [L'istesso tempo]
Variation 4. Più allegro
Variation 5. [L'istesso tempo]
Variation 6. [L'istesso tempo]
Variation 7. Tempo I
Variation 8. [L'istesso tempo]
Variation 9. Tempo I
Variation 10. Vivace
Variation 11. Meno mosso, quasi Tempo I
Variation 12. Poco andante
Variation 13. Allegro
Variation 14. Lento
Variation 15. Maestoso, l'istesso tempo
Variation 16. Vivace
Variation 17. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
Variation 18. Larghetto (A major)
Variation 19. Tempo di valse
Variation 20. Più animato
Variation 21. L'istesso tempo
Variation 22. L'istesso tempo
Variation 23. L'istesso tempo
Variation 24. Andante
Variation 25. Più mosso, quasi allegretto
Variation 26. [L'istesso tempo]
Variation 27. Moderato L'istesso tempo
Finale. Allegro maestoso
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1877
First Performance. 1877-12-02 in Prague, Provisional Theatre
Provisional Theatre Orchestra, Ludevit Prochazka (conductor)
First Publication. 1888
Average DurationAvg. Duration 22 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons,
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, timpani, strings
External Links Wikipedia article
antonin-dvorak.cz
MusicBrainz
Extra Information Based on the theme of Dvořák's own song The Fiddler (Huslař) = No.3 from 3 Choral Songs (B.66)

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Version History

  • Composed for orchestra, 1877 (= B.70)
  • Arranged for piano 4 hands by Dvořák, 1888? (= B.514)