Lullaby, B194

Opus number

Burghauser catalogue number


Date of composition

20 December 1895

Premiere - date and place


Premiere performer(s)


First edition

Kvety mladeze (supplement), 1895/1896, Prague

Author of the text

F. L. Jelinek

Parts / movements

one movement composition

This Lullaby of 19 bars’ duration in the key of E major is written to a short poem by F. L. Jelinek. Dvorak wrote this miniature on 20 December 1895 at the request of the editors at Kvety mladeze, in whose Christmas issue it was also published for the first time.