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Tue 06 May, 2014:
Dvořák: Cello Concerto in B minor, Op 104; Rondo; Silent Woods; Slavonic Dance No 8; Lasst mich allein; Goin' Home; Songs my mother taught me

The first point to strike home about the Concerto is the way Jiří Bĕlohlávek swings at the opening tutti, dancing his way through it to meet Alisa...

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Mon 07 Apr, 2014:
Dvořák: Symphony No 2 in B flat major, Op 4; Slavonic Dances – No 3 in A flat major, Op 46 No 3; No 6 in D major, Op 46 No 6; No 11 in C major, Op 72 No 7

Conductor José Serebrier has a particular fondness for Dvořák's early B flat major Symphony and is quick to extol its many virtues in the booklet....

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Mon 23 Dec, 2013:
Gypsy Ballad – Music by Afshar, Bodorová, Bogdanovic, Cordero, Kolanian, Lauro, Neumann, Rodrigo, Rodriguez, Sávio, Tadic, Torroba, Villa-Lobos & Villoldo

A whole album of plucked and slapped strings, frenetic strummed chords, and all the other guitar theatrics associated with Gypsy music would probably...

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Tue 17 Dec, 2013:
Suk: A Summer's Tale, Op 29; Prague, Op 26

Suk's teacher and father-in-law Dvořák died in 1904, and his wife Otylka in 1905, events that transformed both his personality and compositional...

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Wed 09 Oct, 2013:
Schumann: Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44; Dvořák: Piano Quintet in A major, Op 81

No work of chamber music is more continuously delightful than Schumann's great Piano Quintet in E flat major, Op 44, of 1842. Every instant is packed...

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Mon 03 Jun, 2013:
Smetana: Má vlast (My Country)

Glowingly recorded within the helpful acoustic of Dresden's Lukaskirche, Paavo Berglund's 1978 account of Smetana's majestic cycle of six tone poems...

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Wed 15 May, 2013:
Dvořák: String Quartets No 12 in F major (American) & No 13 in G major

No one should miss hearing this superb Dvořák coupling. The performances of these two late-flowering masterpieces by this gifted young Czech...

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