DvorŠk: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"; Martinu: Symphony No. 2 ()

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composed by Antonin DvorŠk, Bohuslav Martinu

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DvorŠk: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"; Martinu: Symphony No. 2 - Christopher Philpotts (horn); Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra; Paavo Jšrvi (conductor)
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  1. Symphony No. 9 in E minor ("From the New World"), B. 178 (Op. 95) (first published as No. 5)
  2. Symphony No. 2, H. 295
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By pairing Antonin DvorŠk's Symphony No. 9 in E minor, Op. 95, "From the New World," with Bohuslav Martinu's Symphony No. 2, Paavo Jšrvi points out significant connections between these two important Czech composers and their works. Each symphony was composed and premiered in the United States, and each draws on the indiginous American music of its time: the influence of African-American spirituals pervades DvorŠk's Ninth, and jazz somewhat affects Martinu's Second. This much may be obvious from casual listening or from ...

DvorŠk: Symphony No. 9 "From the New World"; Martinu: Symphony No. 2 2005, Telarc Distribution

UPC: 089408061622

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