Othello (Dvořák)

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The concert overture Othello (Czech: Othello, koncertní ouvertura), Op. 93, B. 174, was written by Antonín Dvořák in 1892 as the third part of a trilogy of overtures called "Nature, Life and Love". The first two parts of the trilogy are In Nature's Realm, Op. 91 ("Nature") and the Carnival Overture, Op. 92 ("Life").[1]

The overture is scored for two flutes (Flute I doubling piccolo), two oboes, English horn, two clarinets in A, two bassoons, four horns, two trumpets, three trombones, tuba, timpani, bass drum, cymbals, harp and strings.


  1. ^ Dvorak: Overtures. Discovering Music. BBC Radio 3. 2004-02-07. Retrieved 2012-09-04.

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