Composer Study: Dvorak

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Recommended Listening

Chamber Music

“Humoresque”, such a famous tune, originally written for piano - here recorded by a Itzhak Perlman and Yo Yo Ma.

String Quartet in F Major “American”

Trio in E minor “Dumky” (this trio is based on a type of folk dance popular in Dvořák’s home country, the dumka.)

Piano Music

7 Humoresques for piano

Orchestra Music

Slavonic Dance No. 2 in E minor, Op. 72

Slavonic Dance No. 7 in C minor, Op. 46

Concerto for Violin in A minor, Op. 53

Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70

Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, B 178, “New World”

Concerto for Cello in B minor, Op. 104, B. 191 — this wonderful old recording features a fantastic cellist


“Songs My Mother Taught Me” - this recording features a wonderful soprano, Renee Fleming

Recommended Reading