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Episode 3

Donald Macleod focuses on Dvorak's trip in the summer of 1893 with his family to the village of Spillville, Iowa where, in an idyllic setting, he became fascinated with Native American music. The programme includes pieces exploring the influence of Native American music in the composer's String Quintet in E flat, written for his children - and a mischievous tale of romance between a local Native American chief...and the composer's teenage daughter.

Rabbit Dance (Northern Plains Dance)
NEW WORLD 802462 - Tr 4

String Quintet No 3 in E Flat, Op 97
Simon Rowland-Jones (violin)
The Chilingirian Quartet
CHANDOS CHAN9046 - Trs 6-9

Sonatina for violin and piano, Op 100
Josef Suk (violin)
Josef Hala (piano)
SUPRAPHON CLASSICS 1114662 - Trs 8-11.

1 hour

Last on

Wed 5 Nov 2008 22:00

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