The Symphony No. 9 in E minor, "From the New World", Op. 95, B. 178 (Czech: Symfonie č. 9 e moll „Z nového světa“), popularly known as the New World Symphony, was composed by Antonín Dvořák in 1893 while he was the director of the National Conservatory of Music of America from 1892 to 1895. It is by far his most popular symphony, and one of the most popular of all symphonies. In older literature and recordings, this symphony was – as for its first publication – numbered as Symphony No. 5. Astronaut Neil Armstrong took a tape recording of the New World Symphony along during the Apollo 11 mission, the first Moon landing, in 1969. The symphony was completed in the building that now houses the Bily Clocks Museum.

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Performances & Interviews


Upcoming BBC Events featuring Symphony No 9 in E minor, 'From the New World'

Ravel, Prokofiev & Dvořák
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/ebxj6q
King George's Hall, Blackburn
2019-06-07T16:21:41
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Proms 2019: Prom 61: Vienna Philharmonic and Andrés Orozco-Estrada
https://www.bbc.co.uk/events/e8v9hn
Royal Albert Hall
2019-09-04T16:21:41
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