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Author Horowitz, Joseph, 1948-

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

Publication Info. Chicago : Cricket Books, 2003.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
 LaSalle PL Juvenile Non-Fiction - LSBB-3  CC J 780.92 HOR    AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Description x, 158 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "A Marcato book."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prelude: Young Harry Burleigh -- New York greets Dvorak -- Dvorak gets his bearings -- Buffalo Bill and Hiawatha -- Dvorak 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.
Study Program Accelerated Reader AR MG 7.9 4.0 110414.
Subject Dvoák, Antonín, 1841-1904.
Dvoák, Antonín, 1841-1904 -- Travel -- United States -- Juvenile literature.
Composers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Music -- United States -- History and criticism.
United States -- Description and travel -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- Description and travel.
ISBN 0812626818 cloth alkaline paper
0812626923 paper alkaline paper

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