Posted by Historian on September 17, 1999 at 16:47:39:
In Reply to: Dvorak's Symphony No.9 (old No.5) posted by ELB on September 17, 1999 at 13:44:19:
I always wondered if perhaps Dvorak had a friend who played tuba in the premiere with whom he had a falling out? Perhaps Dvorak may have severely altered what was once a great part just out of spite! We may never know!