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Antonin Dvorak
Slavonic Dance No. 7

 

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Dvorak: Slavonic Dance No. 7

Other Musical Nationalism

Antonin Dvorak and his fellow Czech composers were among the first music nationalists. Here's a look at many others, including composers from America.

Track list:
Gottschalk: Columbia
Copland: Hoedown from Rodeo
Glinka: Kamarinskaya
Rimsky - Korsakov: Russian Easter Overture
Grieg: Symphonic Dance #3
Bartok: Hungarian Sketches
Weber: Der Freischütz - Chorus
Sibelius: Karelia
Falla: El Amor Brujo
Ginastera: Estancia - Malambo
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 46, #7

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. Which American composer borrowed folk tunes to put into his compositions?

Aaron Copland

Leonard Bernstein

Amy Beach

John Philip Sousa


2.Who was the first Norwegian nationalist composer?

Jean Sibelius

Arvo Part

Edvard Grieg

Bedrich Smetana


3. Which composer borrowed hymns from the Russian Orthodox Church?

Tchaikovsky

Rachmaninoff

Rimsky-Korsakov

Kabalevsky


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