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Symphony No.6 | American Suite op.98b

Luzerner Sinfonieorchester, James Gaffigan
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    While Dvořák’s Sixth Symphony is clearly inspired by the Symphony no.2 of his friend and champion Johannes Brahms, its middle movements persuasively reinterpret the Slavonic tradition. The Suite op.98, commissioned from Dvořák when he was director of the National Conservatory of Music in New York, is an exotic patchwork of Amerindian and Afro-American music – with a pronounced Bohemian accent. It is only much more recently that it acquired the nickname ‘American’.

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    • Luzerner Sinfonieorchester
    • James Gaffigan


    ANTONÍN DVOŘÁK [1841-1904] Symphony no.6 in D major, op.60 B112 Ré majeur / D-Dur · I. Allegro non tanto (16'31) · II. Adagio (11'25) · III. Scherzo (Furiant). Presto (7'41) · IV. Finale. Allegro con spirito (10'44) Suite in A major, op.98b B190 'American Suite' "Suite américaine" en La majeur "Amerikanische Suite" in A-Dur · I. Andante con moto (4'48) · II. Allegro (4'32) · III. Moderato (alla Pollacca) (4'50) · IV. Andante (3'56) · V. Allegro (3'10)

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