Antonin Dvorak, Quartet in F Major

Quartet in F Major, Op. 96, Antonin Dvorak

Dvorak, Antonin the great Czech composer lived in the United States from 1892 to 1895. It was during this time that he composed the Quartet in F Major. The work acquired the nickname "American" almost immediately. Several years ago, after the ASQ gave a performance in Pittsburgh, one of the city's music critics suggested to us that the Dvorak Quartet might make an excellent addition to our repertory. He thought that since the saxophone quartet was so 'American', it would be a good pairing. Since I have loved this work for years, I did not hesitate. Read more »

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