BALLYGOWAN FLUTE BAND
Antonin Dvorak was born in what we now know as the Czech Republic, and he was considered to be one of the most level-
Dvorak toured England in his early forties and was feted everywhere he went – his Slavonic dances were a great hit. He also accepted a not-
Carnival Overture (Antonin Dvorak 1841-
The Carnival Overture was written by Antonin Dvorak in 1892 as part of a Nature, Life and Love trilogy -
The listener could imagine a horse rider entering a village where a carnival is in full swing. He works his way slowly though the carnival and continues on his way, where the music changes to reflect his new surroundings. By and by, the trail brings him back to the village where the carnival is now at full intensity.
The piece is regularly played at Flute Band Own Choice Contests.
Hussite Overture (Antonin Dvorak)
The Hussite Overture was written by Antonin Dvorak in 1883 for the gala opening of the Prague National Theatre, although it was originally intended as a part of a dramatic trilogy on the Bohemian religious leader Jan Hus. It was the World Championship test piece in 2001.