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Largo (from New World Symphony)

By Antonin Dvorak

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Ten Piece Brass Ensemble
Composed by Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904). Arranged by David Marlatt. Brass Ensemble - Other; Masterworks; Part(s); Score. Eighth Note Publications. Romantic. Duration 00:04:00. Published by Eighth Note Publications (AP.81-TPBE963).

Item Number: AP.81-TPBE963
ISBN 1554725321. Romantic.

The principal theme from the second movement is equal in fame and popularity to Pachelbel's Canon and Albinoni's Adagio. This incredibly simple and beautiful theme was set to words by one of Dvorak's pupils William Arms Fisher. The resulting song Goin' Home is now as famous as the original symphonic writing. This incredibly beautiful melody can now be performed by a high school level ensemble. The horn and flugelhorn share in the principal theme and the first trumpet and trombone have a great duet passage in the middle section. A must on every brass program!