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Themes from the New World Symphony

By Antonin Dvorak

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String orchestra - Level 3
Composed by Antonin Dvorak (1841-1904). Arranged by Carrie Lane Gruselle. String Orchestra. FJH String Orchestra. Score only. Full Set (score and parts) also available: ST6102. Score only. Duration 5 minutes, 50 seconds. Published by The FJH Music Company Inc (FJ.ST6102S).

Item Number: FJ.ST6102S

Dvorak's masterpiece New World Symphony was written in 1893, the same year that American String Quartet was written. This most famous of his symphonies endears itself to its audiences through the folk character and simplicity of its melodies and rhythms. The tunes and motives are reminiscent of the American folk styles that Dvorak was exploring while visiting the United States, and of the Bohemian folk style that he knew so well from his Czech home. Musically rich and technically approachable, this arrangement is a sampler for young musicians. Three of the four movements from the symphony are represented.

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More emphasis on bow technique and independence of lines. For the accomplished middle, high school, college, or professional group. Grade 3 and up

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