String Sextet

Antonín Dvořák

String Sextet in A major

B80, Op. 48

About this work...

Dvorák approached this sextet with confidence, fresh from the success of his Slavonic Dances. It's a particularly Czech-sounding work, less beholden to German models than some of his earlier scores, although there is a Schubertian abundance of endearing melodies. The first movement, Allegro moderato, is based on three... read more