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Make Music Part of Your Life Series: Antonin Dvorak – Symphonic Variations, Op. 78

In this 2004 studio recording, Theodore Kuchar conducts the Janacek Philharmonic Orchestra.

If you’re interested in buying the 3-CD set, it is available at Arkivmusic:

And at Amazon:

The CD set also includes Dvorak‘s Czech Suite, Carnival Overture, Golden Spinning Wheel, and Otello.
Here is the link to the image (which isn’t mine) featured in this video:

This recording of Dvorak’s Symphonic Variations is owned by Brilliant Classics.


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Dvořák – Czech Suite, Op. 39 (playlist)

Czech Suite (Böhmische Suite), Op. 39

bust at Antonín Dvořák's tomb, Vyšehrad, Prague

bust at Antonín Dvořák’s tomb, Vyšehrad, Prague (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Composer: Antonín Dvořák (1841-1904)
Conductor: John Eliot Gardiner
Orchestra: North German Radio Symphony Orchestra

Adolf Čech conducted the first performance in Prague on May 16, 1879

I. Preludium (Pastorale) – Allegro moderato
II. Polka – Allegretto grazioso
III. Sousedská (Minuetto) – Allegro giusto
IV. Romance (Romanza) – Andante con moto
V. Finale (Furiant) – Presto