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Antonín Dvořák

Antonín Dvořák (arr. Jari Villanueva)


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Subtitle: From New World Symphony


General Info

Year: 1893 / 1996
Duration: c. 3:25
Difficulty: II (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Orchestra
Publisher: Ludwig
Cost: Score and Parts (print) - $35.00   |   Score Only (print) - $7.50


Instrumentation

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Errata

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Program Notes

This beautiful melody based on the Largo from Dvorak's New World Symphony is one of the most instantly recognizable melodies in western music.

- Program Note by publisher


The theme from the Largo was adapted into the spiritual-like song Goin' Home, often mistakenly considered a folk song or traditional spiritual, by Dvořák's pupil William Arms Fisher, who wrote the lyrics in 1922.

- Program Note from Wikipedia


Commercial Discography

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Media


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Performances

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  • Texas A&M University (Lubbock) Concert Band (Russell Tipton, conductor) – 1 March 2020
  • Converse College (Spartanburg, S.C.) Wind Ensemble (Susana Lalama, conductor) - 11 November 2019
  • Cupertino (Calif.) Symphonic Band (Jason McChristian, conductor) – 11 June 2017
  • LenFan Band (Victoria, B.C., Canada) (Sandy King, conductor) – 25 May 2013


Works for Winds by this Composer

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Resources

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