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Umlklo stromů šumění (1876) Op.31


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Evening Songs (Op.31)


Umlklo stromů šumění

Umlko stromů šumění
a lístek sotva dýše,
a ptáček dřímá krásný sen
tak tichounce, tak tiše.
Na nebi vzešlo mnoho hvězd
a kolem je tak volno,
jenom v ňadrech teskno tak
a u srdce tak bolno.
Ve kvítků pěkný kalíšek
se bílá rosa skládá,
můj bože, a ta rosa též
se v moje oči vkrádá.

Composer

Antonín Leopold Dvořák (8 September 1841 – 1 May 1904) was a Czech composer, one of the first to achieve worldwide recognition. He frequently employed rhythms and other aspects of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia.

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