Film, Video Dvorak in the New World

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Dvorak in the New World
For the first time in more than a century, Antonin Dvorak's original manuscript for Symphony No. 9, "From the New World," returned to the United States for a special one-day display at the Library of Congress. Dvorak scholar Michael Beckerman speaks on the role of African-American sources in the composer's conception of an American music. Eva Velicka joins him for a discussion on "Manuscripts as Storytellers."
Event Date
October 01, 2011
-  Eva Velicka is director of the the Dvorak Museum in Prague.
-  Michael Beckerman is Carroll and Milton Petrie Professor of Music at New York University.
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Running Time
1 hours 37 minutes 57 seconds
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