Each month Cacophony brings you a major work practically guaranteed to make you happy – there aren’t many symphonies more cheery and life-affirming than the 8th symphony by Dvorák, a man who great tunes poured out from. This is in 4 parts, one for each movement/ section of the piece, so listen to all four parts to hear the whole thing.
Antonín Dvorák: Symphony No.8 in G op.88
1. Allegro con brio
3I. Allegretto grazioso – Molto vivace
4. Allegro ma non troppo
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Marin Alsop, conductor