A. Dvorak: Bagatelles Op.47 For Piano Quartet

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Catalogue No: M260104884
Composer: Antonin Dvorak
Format: Sheet Music | Score and Parts

Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904).
Bagatelles Op. 47 For Piano Quartet (2 Violins, Violoncello, Piano/Harmonium).

Dvorak was working on his first series of Slavonic Dances when it was requested that he write a piece for a private circle of chamber enthusiasts, musician friends with whom the composer occasionally performed as violist or Harmonium player. Over the course of a few days in May 1878 he produced a quartet for two Violins, Cello and Harmonium, originally entitled Malickosti (Bagatelles); the printed version later introduced the title Bagatelles.

Although the themes are less complicated and fewer demands are made on the players, this cannot be described as music in a simpler style.

The score and parts, published as part of the first Complete Critical Edition of Works by Antonin Dvorak, were edited for publication by Frantisek Bartos.

ISBN: 9790260104884
Skill Level: Intermediate-Advanced Explain this
Published on: 28 March 1994
No of pages: 32
Language: English
Publisher: Bärenreiter
 
     
       

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