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Meeting Dvorak in the Park

Czech composer Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904) used to live in New York, and there is a sculpture of him in Stuyvesant Square near his old residence. In New York, he composed the “New World Symphony,” which I was introduced to when I was a child. 13 more words


‘Go West!’ embodies new world, old hat for CSO

If this weekend’s production of Go West! is meant to celebrate the challenging triumphs and devastating struggles that make up the story of the American West, the Chautauqua Symphony Orchestra members are the oxen pulling the covered wagons on their journey. 445 more words

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Antonin Dvorak - 1841

Dvořák displayed his musical gifts at an early age. His first surviving work, Forget-Me-Not Polka in C was written possibly as early as 1855. He graduated from the organ school in Prague in 1859. 110 more words

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