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Dvorak New World, known fully as “The Symphony No. 9 in E minor, From the New World”, is one of the masterpieces of Czech composer Antonin Dvorak. This particular piece, better known as the New World Symphony, was composed during 1893 at a time when Dvorak was the director of the National Conservatory of Music of America. It is his most popular work to date and is ranked as one of the most popular symphonies of all time. Numbered as simply Symphony No. 5 in repertoires, it is one to listen live, after getting Dvorak New World tickets.
Dvorak's New World was played by Neil Armstrong when the Apollo 11 mission landed on the moon in 1969. One of the most momentous instances in the history of mankind, the event is inherently attached with the symphony, making it one of the most listened to pieces of classical music. It was scored and composed for a specific orchestra setting which included two flutes, with one of them doubling on piccolo, and two oboes, with one of them doubling on the English horn.
Dvorak's New World symphony also features two clarinets, two bassoons, four horns, two trumpets and a range of other instruments. The symphony has four movements and is heavily influenced by Native American music and spiritual African–American music Dvorak heard while he was in the US. In fact, during his tenure as the National Conservatory's director, he had an African–American student, the renowned composer Harry T. Burleigh. He sang African–American traditional spirituals to him, which influenced Dvorak's melodies. The Czech composer would even go so far as to state the future music of the US would be founded on African–American music, calling them a 'foundation of a serious and original school of composition'.
The New World Symphony was commissioned by the New York Philharmonic and first played under conductor Anton Seidl at the Carnegie Hall. The symphony has been praised by many scholars over the history of music. Some, such as Leonard Bernstein, have called it 'truly multinational'. Some have even gone on to state that the piece was written after being inspired by the open beauty of America, like the prairies Dvorak saw while in the state of Iowa.
The symphony's Carnegie Hall premiere was received with thunderous applause, one of the greatest public triumphs in Dvorak's career. It was soon after performed by major orchestras in Europe, including the London Philharmonic. Many reviewers would call it a 'universal favorite'. By 1978, it was being performed more often than any other musical symphony at London's Royal Festival Hall and was tremendously popular in Japan. The symphony and its themes have also widely been used in the media, in a number of movies, anime, video games, TV show and even commercials.
Antonin Dvorak was born in 1841 in Czechoslovakia and passed away in 1904. One of the greatest composers of all time, he used Moravian and Bohemian folk music in his compositions. His first piece of music is said to have been written as early as 1855, when he was onlyfourteen years old. By 1859, he had graduated from a Prague based organ school. During the 1860s, he played the viola at the Bohemian Provisional Theater Orchestra, where he also taught the piano. His first major composition was Stabat Mater which premiered in 1880 in the UK.
It is for “From The New World Symphony”, however, that Dvorak is best known for. He is often praised as 'arguably the most versatile composer of his time'. This particular piece is one you can enjoy live, with Dvorak New World tickets in hand.