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Antonin Dvorák:

About Antonin Dvorák

At the time when Czech composer Antonin Dvorak was born, the Czech people had no country of their own. The regions where they lived -- Bohemia and Moravia -- were part of the Austrian Empire. Dvorak wrote a lot of Czech-sounding compositions, but hardly ever used any actual folk melodies in his music.

Music heard in this episode:

Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 72, #1
Dvorak: Serenade for Winds
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Dvorak: Symphony #4
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 46, #6
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 72, #7
Dvorak: Slavonic Rhapsody #3
Dvorak: Humoreske
Dvorak: Symphony #9

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Music Nationalism circa 1848
Dances from Czech Neighbors
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This Week's Quiz

Dvorak was born near what city?

 Paris

 Prague

 Berlin

 Budapest

Dvorak never actually studied musical composition.

 True

 False

Which of Dvorak's compositions were especially popular?

 Slavonic Dances

 Waltzes

 Polkas

 Minuets

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Antonin Dvorák:

About Antonin Dvorák

At the time when Czech composer Antonin Dvorak was born, the Czech people had no country of their own. The regions where they lived -- Bohemia and Moravia -- were part of the Austrian Empire. Dvorak wrote a lot of Czech-sounding compositions, but hardly ever used any actual folk melodies in his music.

Music heard in this episode:

Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 72, #1
Dvorak: Serenade for Winds
Dvorak: Carnival Overture
Dvorak: Symphony #4
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 46, #6
Dvorak: Slavonic Dance Op. 72, #7
Dvorak: Slavonic Rhapsody #3
Dvorak: Humoreske
Dvorak: Symphony #9

More shows about Antonin Dvorák

Composers Who Visited America
Music Nationalism circa 1848
Dances from Czech Neighbors
Other Musical Nationalism

Learn more about Antonin Dvorák

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Dvorak was born near what city?

 Paris

 Prague

 Berlin

 Budapest

Dvorak never actually studied musical composition.

 True

 False

Which of Dvorak's compositions were especially popular?

 Slavonic Dances

 Waltzes

 Polkas

 Minuets

 

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