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Composers Who Visited America

In 1892, to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Christopher Columbus's trip to the New World, a wealthy New Yorker invited Antonin Dvorak to visit America. Tchaikovsky, Albeniz, and Delius were among the other European composers who visited this country before the days of air travel.

Classics for Kids Quiz

1. What famous piece did Dvorak write while he was in America?

Slavonic Dances

Cello Concerto

Symphony No. 9 From the New World


2.Which composer conducted at the opening of Carnegie Hall in New York City?

Tchaikovsky

Mendelssohn

Copland

Rachmaninoff


3. What composer wrote operettas along with William S. Gilbert?

Frederick Delius

Arthur Sullivan

Isaac Albeniz

Enrique Granados


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