The Heirs of the White Mountain, Op.30 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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1884 version, B.134

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Arranger Heinrich von Kàan-Albést (1852-1926), piano reduction
Language English
Translator John Troutbeck (1832-1899), English text
Publisher. Info. London: Novello, Ewer & Co., n.d.[1884]. Plate 6894.
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General Information

Work Title The Heirs of the White Mountain
Alternative. Title Hymnus z dědicové Bílé hory
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.30 ; B.27, 102, 134
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IAD 26
Key E-flat major
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's Andante con moto e molto espressivo
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1872, rev.1880, 1884
First Performance. 1885-05-13 in London (B.134)
Geaussent's choir, Antonín Dvořák (conductor)
First Publication. 1884 - London: Novello
Librettist Vítězslav Hálek (1835-1874)
Language Czech
Dedication Vítězslav Hálek (1835-1874)
Average DurationAvg. Duration 17 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation mixed chorus, orchestra
2 flutes, 2 oboes, 2 clarinets, 2 bassoons
4 horns, 2 trumpets, trombone, timpani, strings
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Extra Information Three versions between 1872 and 1884
1872 version, B.27.
1873-03-09 in Prague, Hlahol, Karel Bendl (conductor)
1880 version, B.102.
1880-03-14 in Prague, Hlahol, Filharmonie (orchestra), Karel Knittl (conductor)
1884 version, B.134.
(see above)