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Antonin Dvorák:

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.

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This Week's Quiz

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

 Slavonic Dances

 Cello Concerto

 Symphony No. 9 From the New World

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

 Tchaikovsky

 Mendelssohn

 Copland

 Rachmaninoff

What composer wrote operettas along with William S. Gilbert?

 Frederick Delius

 Arthur Sullivan

 Isaac Albeniz

 Enrique Granados

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Antonin Dvorák:

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.

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Antonin Dvorák

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

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

 Slavonic Dances

 Cello Concerto

 Symphony No. 9 From the New World

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

 Tchaikovsky

 Mendelssohn

 Copland

 Rachmaninoff

What composer wrote operettas along with William S. Gilbert?

 Frederick Delius

 Arthur Sullivan

 Isaac Albeniz

 Enrique Granados

 

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