The “String Sextet in A major” was composed during the time when Antonín Dvorák was beginning to become famous. It was written in 1878 during his so-called Slavic period, when the composer was specifically enriching his music with folk elements.
This edition is based on the autograph copy as well as the first printed edition of 1879.

- Dvorák’s only string sextet reprinted in a Bärenreiter edition
- Based on the “Complete Edition of the Works of Antonín Dvorák”, volume IV/9