Songs My Mother Taught Me, Op. 55, No. 4
Als die alte Mutter - Kdyz mne stara matka - B 104 - S 73
This song Als die alte Mutter [Songs My Mother Taught Me - Kdyz mne stara matka] was composed in 1880 by Antonin Dvorak.
It is the fourth of seven songs in Dvorak's Zigeunermelodien, Op. 55.
It is also the most popular song in the entire cycle.
It was originally composed for tenor voice and piano in the key of D Major.
This song Als die alte Mutter has a beautiful melody and strong emotional impact.
It features an unusual rhythmical structure : the melody line is written in 2/4 time, while the piano accompaniment is in 6/8 time.
This score is an arrangement for cello with piano accompaniment.
It is set in the original key of D Major.
The cello part is appropriate for Grade 6 cello players.
Duration : 02:10
Source : Antonin Dvorak, Zigeunermelodien, B 104, S 73, Op. 55 (Berlin, 1880).
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