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String Quartet Nr. 12 F-Dur, op. 96

By Antonin Dvorak

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2 violins, viola, cello (2 violins, viola, cello)
Composed by Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904). Study score 66. Czech title: Smy covy kvartet 12 F dur op. 96. Classical, chamber music. Study Score. Opus 96, No. 12. Editio Baerenreiter Praha #H01304. Published by Editio Baerenreiter Praha (PA.H01304).

Item Number: PA.H01304

ISBN 9790260107090. 19.3 x 13.8 cm inches. Key: F major.

Of the works which Antonin Dvorak wrote during histhree-year sojourn in America, the StringQuartet in F major ("American") is the best known after the New WorldSymphony. It was writtenessentially without interruption during the course of June 1893 and reflectshappy times spentin the hamlet of Spillville over the summer holidays among Czech compatriots,descendantsof Czech immigrants, where the composer, surrounded by nature and friends, hadthe idealconditions for his composition work. The use of elements of American folk andpopularisedmusic gives the piece its typical character. This pocket score is part of thefirst CompleteCritical Edition of Works by Antonin Dvorak.

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