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Antonin Dvorak
Slavonic Dance No. 7

 

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Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 7

Dances from Czech Neighbors

Antonin Dvorak's Slavonic Dances are based on dance forms from his country, which is now known as the Czech Republic. Listen to some dances from neighboring European countries.

Track list:
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 46, #1
Smetana: Stepping Dance
Haydn: Symphony #104
Lanner: Neue Wiener Laendler
Bartok: Roumanian Dances
Chopin: Mazurka
Chopin: Military Polonaise
Mussorgsky: Sorochintsy Fair - Gopak
Beethoven: German Dance #1
Beethoven: Contradance #7
Beethoven: Creatures of Prometheus
Beethoven: Symphony #3

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Dvorak didn't put actual folk melodies into his pieces, but he did use forms and rhythms from folk dances.

True

False


2.Which composer used a contradance in some of his works?

Mozart

Beethoven

Haydn

Dvorak


3. Who wrote the “Military Polonaise,” a dance with the name of the country Poland hidden in it?

Mendelssohn

Chopin

Beethoven

Bartok


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