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Sounds of the New World

Donald Macleod tells the story of Dvorak's friendship with Harry T Burleigh, a young African-American singer and composer, who introduced Dvorak to spirituals, traditional songs and stories, helping inspire him to compose his most famous work - the iconic New World Symphony.

Trad, arr. Harry T Burleigh: Deep River
New York Dvorak Festival Orchestra
Steven Richman (conductor)
Music and Arts CD1078 - Tr 5

Go Down, Moses
Harry T Burleigh (baritone)
Music and Arts CD926 - Tr 10

Trad, arr. Robertson: Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
Philharmonic Chamber Choir
David Temple (conductor)
HELIOS CDH88008 - Tr 14

Symphony No 9 in E minor (From the New World)
New York Philharmonic
Leonard Bernstein (conductor)
SONY CLASSICAL SMK47547.

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1 hour

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Tue 4 Nov 2008 22:00

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