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Author Horowitz, Joseph, 1948-

Title Dvořák in America : in search of the New World / Joseph Horowitz.

Imprint Chicago : Cricket Books, c2003.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Dvorak,A HOR    Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description x, 158 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note "A Marcato book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prelude: Young Harry Burleigh -- New York greets Dvořák -- Dvořák gets his bearings -- Buffalo Bill and Hiawatha -- Dvořák and the "yellow" press -- Spillville -- The New World Symphony -- A tale of two cities -- Postlude: Old Harry Burleigh.
Summary An account of Antonin Dvorak's 1890s stay in America, where he took the essences of Indian drums, slave spirituals, and other musical forms and created from them a distinctly new music.
Subject Dvořák, Antonín, 1841-1904 -- Travel -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Composers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
ISBN 0812626818 (cloth : alk. paper) : $17.95
0812626923 (paper : alk. paper)

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