Evening Songs, B.61 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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 Nos.1 to 3 (Op.3/1-3)
#107106 - 0.77MB, 8 pp. -  5.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3) - V*/V*/V* - 2402x

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YuriyLcello (2011/6/27)

PMLP22809-DvorakOp3.pdf
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Czech

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Antonín Dvořák: Souborné vydání díla, series 6, vol.1
Prague: SNKLHU, 1955. Plate H 553.

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 Nos.7 to 11 (Op.31)
#09414 - 1.40MB, 14 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2) - V/V/V - 2193x

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Mcroskell (2007/7/5)

Dvorak - Op.31 - Viscerni Pesne.pdf
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Czech

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Prague(?): Unidentified publisher, n.d.(ca.1883).

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General Information

Work Title Evening Songs
Alternative Title Vecerní pisné
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue Number B.61 (Nos.1–12) ; Op.3 (Nos.1–4), Op.9/3–4 (Nos.5–6), Op.31 (Nos.7–11)
Movements/Sections 12 songs
  1. Ty hvězdičky tam na nebi / The stars that twinkle in the sky
  2. Mně zdálo se žes umřela / I dreamed that you were dead
  3. Já jsem ten rytíř z pohádky / I am that fairy-tale knight
  4. Když Bůh byl nejvíc rozkochán / When God was in a happy mood
  5. Umlklo stromů šumění / The soughing of the trees
  6. Přilítlo jaro z daleka / The spring came flying
  7. Když jsem se díval do nebe / Visions of Heaven
  8. Vy malí, drobní ptáčkové birds / You little tiny singing birds
  9. Jsem jako lípa košatá / Just like a lime tree
  10. Vy všichni, kdo jste stísněni / All you who are oppressed
  11. Ten ptáček, ten se nazpívá / That little bird sings
  12. Tak jak ten měsíc v nebes báň / And so as the moon
Year/Date of Composition 1876, revised 1880–83?
First Publication 1880 (Nos.5–6), 1881 (Nos.1–4), 1883 (Nos.7–11), 1955 (No.12)
Librettist Vítězslav Hálek (1835–1874)
Language Czech
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Voice + Piano
External Links The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive


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Version History

  • Composed for solo voice with piano, 1876 (= B.61)
  • Nos.1 to 4 were revised by Dvořák and published together in 1881 as Op.3 (Nos.1 to 4)
  • Nos.5 and 6 were revised by Dvořák and published in 1880 in "4 Lieder", Op.9 (Nos.3 and 4)
  • Nos.7 to 11 were revised by Dvořák and published in 1883 as Op.31 (Nos.1 to 5)
  • Nos.2 and 3 were orchestrated by Dvořák in 1882 (= B.128). Scored for Voice + 2 Flutes, 2 Oboes, 2 Clarinets, 2 Bassoons, 2 Horns, Violins I, Violins II, Violas, Cellos, Double Basses
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