Dvorak Gypsy Songs for High Voice and Piano

Dvorak Gypsy Songs for High Voice and Piano

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Dvorak: Gypsy Songs (Zigeuner Melodien) Op.55 for High Voice and Piano


Dvorák’s song cycle Gypsy Songs Op.55 on words by the Czech poet Adolf Heyduk, were written at the beginning of 1880 at the request of the Bohemian tenor Gustav Walter, a member of the Vienna Court Opera and the work’s dedicatee.  For this Urtext edition the editor Veronika Vejvodová has taken the original print as her main source.  The edition appears in two volumes, one for high voice and another for low voice.

- Third volume from the new five-volume Urtext edition of Dvorák’s complete songs

- One of the most popular and best-known song cycles of the romantic repertoire

- Extensive Foreword (Cz/Eng/Ger) and Critical Commentary (Eng) by the editor

- Vocal texts in three languages (Cz/Eng/Ger)