The Symphony No. 8 in G major, Op. 88, B. 163, is a symphony by Antonín Dvořák, composed in 1889 at Vysoká u Příbramě, Bohemia, on the occasion of his election to the Bohemian Academy of Science, Literature and Arts. Dvořák conducted the premiere in Prague on 2 February 1890. In contrast to other symphonies of both the composer and the period, the music is cheerful and optimistic. It was originally published as Symphony No. 4.
|Date of composition||1889 (Composed between 26th of August and 8th of November 1889) in Vysoká u P?íbram?, Czech Republic|
|Premiered||1890, February 2nd in Prague, Czech Republic by Antonín Dvořák|
|Approx. duration||36 minutes|
Antonín Dvořák: Symphonie n°8 en sol majeur, Op. 88
Antonín Dvořák: Sinfonia n. 8 in sol maggiore, Op. 88
Antonín Dvořák: Sinfonie Nr. 8 G-dur, Op. 88