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Antonin Dvorak

Antonin Dvorak, trans. Ray Thompson

Opus 59 Nos. 1 - 5 arr. Symphonic Wind/Bass


General Info

Year: 1881/2019
Duration: c. 20:00
Original Medium: Symphony Orchestra
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Publisher: Sheet Music Plus


Movements

1. Allegretto non troppo, quasi andantino (in D minor)
2. Molto moderato (in G major)
3. Allegro giusto (in G minor)
4. Molto maestoso (in C major)
5. Allegro giusto (in A♭ major)


Instrumentation

Full Score
Flute I-II
Oboe I-II
Bb Soprano Clarinet I-II
Bassoon I-II
Contrabassoon
Horn in F I-II
Tuba
String Bass


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

Legends, Op. 59, B. 122 (Czech: Legendy), is a cycle of ten small-scale pieces by the Czech composer Antonín Dvořák. The work was composed originally for piano duet, but later was arranged also for a reduced orchestra. In this set, I have arranged the first 5 legends for double wind quintet and bass (contrebass) (parts are also provided for contrabassoon and tuba). The double bass is based on the original orchestration - it differs slightly from the "contra bassoon/tuba" bass part.....either part will "work".

This set contains:
Allegretto non troppo, quasi andantino (in D minor)
Molto moderato (in G major)
Allegro giusto (in G minor)
Molto maestoso (in C major)
Allegro giusto (in A♭ major)

The remaining 5 pieces in the cycle will be available as a separate set.

-Program Note by publisher


Commercial Discography

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State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


References

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