String Quintet no. 2, Op. 77

Antonín Dvořák composed his String Quintet no. 2 in G major, Op. 77 (also B. 49) in early March 1875. It was first performed the following year in Prague. First referred to as Op. 18, it was later revised in 1888 to become Op. 77. The work is structured in five movements (spanning a total lenght of about an hour), and calls for two violins, viola, cello, and double bass. It is also referred to by its Burghauser catalogue number, B. 49. The work bears the competition's motto, "To my Nation ... more

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String Quintet no. 2, Op. 77

Antonín Dvořák

Antonín Leopold Dvořák was a Czech composer. Born in Nelahozeves, he displayed his gifts at an early age: his first surviving work, ...
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