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#654682 - 01/22/03 07:52 AM Dvorak trivia, anybody?
AndrewG Offline
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Registered: 05/26/01
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1. What royal personage played a part in the life of both Dvorak and Beethoven? ?

2. What towering opera composer was an early influence on Dvorak? ?

3. For which renowned violinist friend did Dvorak and Brahms each write music? ?

4. Name the work which made Dvorak famous in England and which then resulted in a number of his visits there. ? ?

5. TRUE or FALSE: The "New World" Symphony has been known both as Dvorak's Fifth and Ninth Symphony. ? ?

6. When Dvorak came to America in 1892, he traveled extensively. What was the name of the Iowa town where he was most at home? ?

7. Near the end of his life, Dvorak received an appointment to the Austrian Upper House. What was novel about this? ? ?

8. Why did Dvorak come to America? ?

9. Which two universities conferred upon him honorary Doctorates of Music? ?

10. Into what line of work did Dvorak's father expect his son to enter? ?

#654683 - 01/22/03 04:36 PM Re: Dvorak trivia, anybody?
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Registered: 01/29/02
Posts: 1323
Loc: Switzerland
3. Joseph Joachim

The only question I know.
I have an ice cream. I cannot mail it, for it will melt.

#654684 - 01/28/03 01:21 AM Re: Dvorak trivia, anybody?
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Registered: 06/26/02
Posts: 716
Loc: Weatherford, Texas
2. Wagner (a guess)

4. Stabat Mater, 1883

6. Spillville, Iowa.

7. Because he did it 3 times, which resulted in getting recognized by Brahms.

8. In 1892 he was invited to the National Conservatory in New York City where he became the artistic director.

10. Butcher (I think :rolleyes: )

I hope at least one is right...

#654685 - 01/28/03 09:39 AM Re: Dvorak trivia, anybody?
jazzyd Offline
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Registered: 09/16/01
Posts: 1861
Loc: United Kingdom
4. Surely the New World Symphony...?

"After silence, that which comes nearest to expressing the inexpressible is music." - Aldous Huxley


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