Silhouettes, Op.8 (Dvořák, Antonín)



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2nd version (B.98)

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Editor First edition (reissue)
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: Hofmeister, n.d.(1880). Plates 7830-7831.
Reissue - n.d.(ca.1910). Plate 8785
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Dvorak - Op.8 - Silhouettes.pdf

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Hobbypianist (2010/3/20)

Publisher. Info. Antonín Dvořák: Souborné vydání díla, series 5, vol.1
Prague: SNKLHU, 1955. Plate H 1763.

Reprint - Prague: Bärenreiter / Editio Supraphon, 1988. Plate H 7040

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Publisher. Info. New York: University Society, n.d.(ca.1910).
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General Information

Work Title Silhouettes
Alternative. Title Silhouetty
Composer Dvořák, Antonín
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. 1st version — B.32
2nd version — Op.8, B.98
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 12
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1st version — 1870–72?
2nd version — 1875–79?
First Publication. 2nd version — 1880
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Piano (solo)

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Section Listing

  1. Allegro feroce (C minor)
  2. Andantino (D major)
  3. Allegretto (D major)
  4. Vivace (F minor)
  5. Presto (F minor)
  6. Poco sostenuto (B major)
  7. Allegro (D major)
  8. Allegretto (B minor)
  9. Allegro (B major)
  10. Allegretto grazioso (G major–E minor)
  11. Allegro moderato (A major)
  12. Allegro feroce (C minor)

Version History

  • Composed for piano solo, 1870–72? (= 1st version, B.32); incomplete
  • Revised by Dvořák, 1875–79? (= 2nd version, B.98)