The composer who was kept awake by bells

José Serebrier has been studying the manuscript that Antonin Dvorak lost before he could correct it.

Had he heard the work and seen the score again, he would have certainly corrected the harmonic errors in the 4th movement. These are obviously errors because the clashing dissonances make no sense in the context of late 19th-century musical development. The ending of the final movement was hastily written in order to make a competition deadline…

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