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Y5 CYCLE C: Western Classical Tradition: Romantic Era - Antonín Dvořák

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Genre: Western Classical Tradition

Style: Romantic Era


Composer & Musician: Antonín Dvořák



Symphony No. 9 in E minor, 'From the New World' by Dvořák: Performance | Ten Pieces | BBC Teach

Watch the full performance of Antonín Dvořák's piece by the BBC Symphony Orchestra, conducted by Rafael Payare. Dvořák, who was so inspired by the folk music of his native Czech culture, wrote this symphony during his time in America, the 'new world', in the 1890s.

Who is Antonín Dvorak?

Find out all about the composer and how he was inspired to write his most famous piece, 'Largo'.

Swing Low, Sweet Chariot

Sung by Robert Robinson

Hovis Adverts featuring 'Largo' (1974 - 1979)

Three of the original Hovis adverts from the 1970s: - 'Northern' (1973) - 'Bike Ride' (1974) - 'Runaway' (1979)

Play this using glockenspiel or piano!

Eh Soom Boo Kawaya

Nigerian Folk Song with syncopation

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