Songs My Mother Taught Me” (Czech: Když mne stará matka zpívat u?ívala; German: Als die alte Mutter sang) is a song for voice and piano written in 1880 by Antonín Dvo?ák. It is the fourth of seven songs from his cycle Gypsy Songs (Czech: Cigánské melodie), B. 104, Op. 55. The Gypsy Songs are set to poems by Adolf Heyduk in both Czech and German. This song, in particular, has achieved widespread fame. The song has been recorded by a number of well-known singers.

Gimnazija Kranj Symphony Orchestra (Last Journey Home Christmas Concert 2018)
Conductor: maestro Nejc Be?an
Solo soprano: Ernestina Jošt
Chorus master: Erik Šmid
Arrangement: mag. Jaka Pucihar
English translation: Tog Hoath

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