Gypsy Songs Op.55 (High Voice & Piano)

Dvorák, Antonín

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Dvorak Gypsy Songs Op.55 (High Voice & 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)

Vejvodová, Veronika
Baerenreiter UK


  1. Má písen zas mi láskou zní / Mein Lied ertönt, ein Liebespsalm / I chant my lay, a hymn of love [Dvorák, Antonín]
  2. Aj! Kterak trojhranec muj / Ei! Ei, wie mein Triangel / Hark! Hark, how my triangle [Dvorák, Antonín]
  3. A les je tichý kolem kol / Rings ist der Wald so stumm und still / Silent and lone the woods around [Dvorák, Antonín]
  4. Kdyz mne stará matka / Als die alte Mutter / Songs my mother taught me [Dvorák, Antonín]
  5. Struna naladena / Reingestimmt die Saiten / Tune thy strings, oh gypsy! [Dvorák, Antonín]
  6. Siroké rukávy / In dem weiten, breiten / In his wide and ample [Dvorák, Antonín]
  7. Dejte klec jestrábu / Darf des Falken Schwinge / Cloudy heights of Tatra [Dvorák, Antonín]
  8. Rings ist der Wald so stumm und still First Version [Dvorák, Antonín]
  9. Rings ist der Wald so stumm und still Second Version [Dvorák, Antonín]

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High Voice
Czech, English, German