Dumky Piano Trio Op. 90

for Violin, Cello and Piano

Dumky Piano Trio Op. 90

for Violin, Cello and Piano

Series: Henle Music Folios Publisher: Henle Urtext Edition Format: Softcover Composer: Antonín Dvorák Editor: Klaus Döge

“At certain points it will be like a serious song, at others like a happy dance...” This was how Dvorák described the work which he was composing at the time to a friend in 1890. The word “Dumka” (plural “Dumky”) actually describes a Slavic dance-form with a noticeable alternation between melancholic and dance-like boisterous passages. The Dumka is a recurring theme in Dvorák's chamber music; although always only as a single movement. The unusual form of this piano trio – it has a succession of six “Dumky,” each with its own very distinctive character and great expressiveness – means that it is one of the Czech master's best-loved works.

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$39.95 (US) Inventory #HL 51480799 UPC: 884088179045 Publisher Code: HN799 Width: 9.25" Length: 12.25" 62 pages

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