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Uploaded on May 28, 2008
Antonin Dvorak, a nationalistic composer from Czechoslovakia, was lured to New York in 1892 to the newly founded National Conservatory of Music. He was enthralled by what he saw as our nationalistic music. He infused the nature of Negro spirituals with the spirit of Native American Indian tunes into his work. His Symphony No. 9 "From the New World" was composed during his first year in America and has become one of the most popular orchestral pieces in the classical
Kamuela Philharmonic January 6, 2008 at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea Conductor and music director Madeline Schatz. Editor: Paul Csige