Symphony No.5

Antonín Dvořák

Symphony No.5 in F major

B54, Op. 76

About this work...

Dvorák's Symphony No. 5 owes its genesis to a fortuitous series of events in the composer's life. At age 32, his lady friend informed him that she was pregnant, and the two were hastily married; having poor financial prospects, Dvorák did what any penniless composer of today would do: he applied for a grant. He submitt... read more