String Quintet No. 3 (Dvořák)
The String Quintet in E-flat major, Op. 97, B. 180, was composed by Antonín Dvořák during the summer he spent in Spillville, Iowa in 1893. It is a "Viola Quintet" in that it is scored for string quartet with an extra viola. It was completed in just over a month, immediately after he wrote his American String Quartet. Like the Quartet, the Quintet finely captures the inflection of Dvořák's Bohemian idiom with American inspirations. The Quintet was premiered by the Kneisel Quartet in New York 13 January 1894 along with the second performance of the Quartet and very favorably reviewed, as comparable to Mozart.
- Dvořák String Quintet in E-flat: Scores at the International Music Score Library Project
- Performance of String Quintet No. 3 by the Musicians of Marlboro from the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum in MP3 format
|This article about a composition for a chamber music group is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|