Gypsy Songs, Op.55 (Dvořák, Antonín)

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Cypressdome (2014/4/17)

Performers Jennifer Johnson Cano, mezzo-soprano; Christopher Cano, piano
Publisher Info. Boston: Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
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Mcroskell (2007/7/5)

Language German / English / Czech
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, n.d.
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Misc. Notes Modern commercial reprint with all publication information removed. Not the 1880 first edition as it did not include Czech text. Possibly issued in 1909 along with the edition for low voice.
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Cypressdome (2016/5/16)

Language German / English / Czech
Publisher. Info. Hamburg/London: N. Simrock, 1909. Plate 12583.
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Afp0815 (2012/5/27)

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Afp0815 (2012/5/27)

Language German / English
Translator Natalia Macfarren (1826-1916), English text
Publisher. Info. New York: G. Schirmer, n.d. Plate 15073.
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Arrangements and Transcriptions

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For Voice and Wind Band (Holgersson)

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HSP (2016/7/26)

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HSP (2016/7/26)

Arranger Hans-Erik Holgersson
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Songs My Mother Taught Me (No.4)

For Voice and Piano Quartet or Quintet (Déjardin)

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Renaud dejardin (2016/3/1)

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Renaud dejardin (2016/3/1)

Arranger Renaud Déjardin
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For Violin and Piano (Powell)

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BKhon (2010/10/28)

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BKhon (2010/10/28)

Arranger Maud Powell (1867-1920)
Publisher. Info. New York: Breitkopf und Härtel, 1917.
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For Cello and Piano (Grünfeld)

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Arranger Heinrich Grünfeld (1855–1931)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1909. Plate 12157.
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For Cello and Piano (Kreisler-Limsky)

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ValeriyaSholokh... (2007/8/21)

Arranger Lev Limsky (a.k.a. Lev Semyonovich Yerusalimsky) (???)
Publisher. Info. Moscow: Muzyka, n.d. Plate 15553.
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Misc. Notes First part of Fritz Kreisler's 1911-14 Slavonic Fantasy, arranged for cello and piano.
Also called Melody or Gypsy Song "Limsky" possibly an alias of Kreisler's?
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For Piano solo (Schütt)

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Mcroskell (2007/6/23)

Arranger Eduard Schütt (1856–1933)
Publisher. Info. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1921. Plate 13880.
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General Information

Work Title Gypsy Songs
Alternative. Title Cigánské melodie; Zigeunermelodien
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.55 ; B.104
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 7 songs
  1. My Song of Love Rings Through the Dusk
    Má píseň zas mi láskou zní / Mein Lied ertönt, ein Liebespsalm
  2. Hey, Ring Out, My Triangle
    Aj! Kterak trojhranec můj přerozkošně zvoní / Ei, wie mein Triangel wunderherrlich läutet
  3. All Round About the Woods are Still
    A les je tichý kolem kol / Rings ist der Wald so stumm und still
  4. Songs My Mother Taught Me
    Když mne stará matka zpívat, zpívat učívala / Als die alte Mutter
  5. Come and Join the Danci
    Struna naladěna, hochu, toč se v kole / Reingestimmt die Saiten
  6. The Gypsy Songman
    Široké rukávy a široké gatě / In dem weiten, breiten, luft’gen Leinenkleide
  7. Give a Hawk a Fine Cage
    Dejte klec jestřábu ze zlata ryzého / Horstet hoch der Habicht auf den Felsenhöhen
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1880
First Performance. 1881-02-04 in Vienna (Nos.1 and 3)
First Publication. 1880 – Berlin: N. Simrock
(Hofmeister's Monatsbericht (1880), p.307)
Librettist Adolf Heyduk (1835–1923)
Language Czech
Dedication Gustav Walther
Average DurationAvg. Duration 14 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation voice, piano
External Links antonin-dvorak.cz
The Lied, Art Song, and Choral Texts Archive
Wikipedia (Songs My Mother Taught Me)
Extra Information Heyduk translated his own Czech poems into German. Dvorák set them for the tenor at the Viennese Court Opera, Gustav Walther, in German, and for publication in his own country, with slight alterations only, in Czech.