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Antonin Dvorák:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

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

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This Week's Quiz

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

 True

 False

Which composer used a contradance in some of his works?

 Mozart

 Beethoven

 Haydn

 Dvorak

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

 Mendelssohn

 Chopin

 Beethoven

 Bartok

Classics For Kids

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Antonin Dvorák:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

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

More shows about Antonin Dvorák

About Antonin Dvorák
Composers Who Visited America
Music Nationalism circa 1848
Other Musical Nationalism

Learn more about Antonin Dvorák

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

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

 True

 False

Which composer used a contradance in some of his works?

 Mozart

 Beethoven

 Haydn

 Dvorak

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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