Dances of GalántaGrieg
Symphony No. 7Andrés Orozco-Estrada
When the London Philharmonic Society asked Antonín Dvořák for a new symphony in 1884, the composer knew he had to deliver something special. In the resulting Seventh, the doubts and frustrations Dvořák experienced as a composer are defeated by music of compelling argument, triumphing over its own nervous energy in the final bars with a glorious plunge into the brightness of D major. Before it come two firm orchestral favourites: the aching poise and flowing melody of Grieg’s Piano Concerto and Kodály’s rumbustious, colourful dances on themes from the small Slovakian town of Galánta. BOOK NOW >Hear it first!
Select a link below to listen to selected movements from this concert (Flash Player opens in a new window).Kodaly: Dances of Galánta - I. LentoKodaly: Dances of Galánta - V. Allegro con moto, graziosoKodaly: Dances of Galánta - IX. Allegro vivaceGrieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 - I. Allegro molto moderatoGrieg: Piano Concerto in A minor, Op. 16 - II. AdagioDvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 - I. Allegro maestosoDvorak: Symphony No. 7 in D minor, Op. 70 - II. Poco adagioYou may also like:Valentine’s Day Concert
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