SYMPHONY N°9 IN E MINOR, OP. 95 (NEW WORLD) - FIRST MOVEMENT

Latest update on 10/03/2015

Artist: Antonin Dvorák
Author: Antonin Dvorak
Year: 1893

First published as N°5. Wrote it while in the United States (1892-1895) where he teached at the National Conservatory. Through one of his pupils, young black Harry T. Burleigh, Dvorak first came in contact with spirituals and you can hear that in this symphony (see also: Humoreske). First performed by the New York Philharmonic conducted by Anton Seidl at Carnegie Hall, NY.

Covers:

1925:

Daniel Bonade [on clarinet (Boston label)]

1927:

Leopold Stokowski

1927:

Hallé Orchestra [Sir Hamilton Harty conducting]

1928:

Bedrich Smetana

1929:

Antonin Dvorák [author]

1937:

Pablo Casals

1940:

Herbert Von Karajan

1942:

Bruno Walter

1956:

Malko

1967:

Serge Gainsbourg [inspiration for The Initials BB]

1968:

A New Generation [in Smokey Blues Away; hit UK]

1968:

Nice [in intro America]

1981:

Tony Capstick [n°3 UK in The Sheffield Grinder]

2002:

Streets [sample from the First Movement in Same Old Thing]

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