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People from M Lnik District - Antonin DVO AK, Josef Seger, Jan August Vitasek (Paperback) Loot Price: R191
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People from M Lnik District - Antonin DVO AK, Josef Seger, Jan August Vitasek (Paperback): Books Llc

People from M Lnik District - Antonin DVO AK, Josef Seger, Jan August Vitasek (Paperback)

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Chapters: Antonin Dvo ak, Josef Seger, Jan August Vitasek. Source: Wikipedia. Pages: 29. Not illustrated. Free updates online. Purchase includes a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Excerpt: Antonin Leopold Dvoak (English pronunciation: or; Czech: September 8, 1841 May 1, 1904) was a Czech composer of Romantic music, who employed the idioms of the folk music of Moravia and his native Bohemia. His works include operas, symphonic, choral and chamber music. His best-known works include his New World Symphony, the Slavonic Dances, "American" String Quartet, and Cello Concerto in B minor. An 1868 photo of Antonin Dvoak.Dvoak was born on September 8, 1841, in the Bohemian village of Nelahozeves, near Prague (then part of Bohemia in the Austrian Empire, now in the Czech Republic), where he spent most of his life. He was baptized as a Roman Catholic in the church of St. Andrew in the village. Dvoak's years in Nelahozeves nurtured the strong Christian faith and love for his Bohemian heritage which so strongly influenced his music. His father Frantiek Dvoak (18141894) was an innkeeper, professional player of the zither, and a butcher. Although his father wanted him to be a butcher as well, Dvoak went on to pursue a future in music. He received his earliest musical education at the village school which he entered in 1847, age 6. From 1857 to 1859 he studied music in Prague's only organ school, and gradually developed into an accomplished player of the violin and the viola. He wrote his first String Quartet when he was twenty years old, two years after graduating. Throughout the 1860s he played viola in the Bohemian Provisional Theater Orchestra, which from 1866 was conducted by Bedich Smetana. By the time he was eighteen years old, Dvoak was a full-time musician. He was making about $7.50 a month. The constant need to supplement his income pushed him ...More: http: //booksllc.net/?id=76572


Imprint: Books + Company
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2010
First published: September 2010
Editors: Books Llc
Creators: Books Llc
Dimensions: 152 x 229 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-1-156-97869-6
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-156-97869-6
Barcode: 9781156978696

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