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Dvorak: Symphony No. 7

Stephen Johnson explores Dvorak's Seventh Symphony, a work that marks a milestone in the composer's symphonic language.

Stephen Johnson explores Dvorak's Seventh symphony, a work that marks a milestone in the composer's symphonic language. Commissioned by the Royal Philharmonic Society in 1884, Dvorak's intention was ambitious from the outset. He wanted to create a work that "must be capable of stirring the world." The creative intensity Dvorak displayed during the symphony's composition extended to its first performance. Completed on March 17th, 1885, a mere five weeks later Dvorak conducted the first performance in London.

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Music Played

  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 3 in F major Op.90

    Conductor: John Eliot GARDINER Performer: See ORCHESTRE REVOLUTIONARY AND ROMANTIC - Main Artist

    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • SDG-704.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.
  • Johannes Brahms

    Symphony no. 3 in F major Op.90

    Conductor: John Eliot GARDINER Performer: See ORCHESTRE REVOLUTIONARY AND ROMANTIC - Main Artist

    • SOLI DEO GLORIA.
    • SDG-704.
  • Antonín Dvořák

    Symphony no. 7 in D minor Op.70

    Conductor: Colin DAVIS Performer: Amsterdam Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra

    • PHILIPS.
    • 438348-2.

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