1. Dvorak Serenade mvt.1, TPHS Adv. Orch. @ scsboa regionals


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    The Torrey Pines High School Advanced Orchestra performing at the SCSBOA regional Finals in Ontario, CA 5/20 Unanimous Superior Rating in Class AA Amy Willcox, Director

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    • Serenade for Strings (Dvorak) Mvt. 3, TPHS Adv. Orch. @ scsboa regionals


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      The Torrey Pines High School Advanced Orchestra performing at the SCSBOA regional Finals in Ontario, CA 5/20 Unanimous Superior Rating in Class AA Amy Willcox, Director

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      • Amnesty International 2011 tv spot - all world


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        art director: Carlos Lascano music: Hans Zimmer sounddesign: Michal Dvorak EALLIN ANIMATION & STUDIO BASEFLOOR

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        • Dvorak, New World Symphony - Largo - Keene Chamber Orchestra


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          Dvorak: New World Symphony, Movement 2: Largo Keene Chamber Orchestra Eric Stumacher, Conductor May 8, 2011 The Colonial Theatre, Keene, NH/USA Jim Sharrock, English horn soloist THE MISSION OF THE KEENE CHAMBER ORCHESTRA, founded by Eric Stumacher in 1990, is to provide rehearsals, performances, and recordings of orchestra repertoire at the highest artistic, expressive, and technical standard. KCO personnel combines Monadnock Region of New Hampshire and Greater New England resources ranging from professional musicians to skilled, talented, and enthusiastic student musicians of all ages. There is no age or background restriction. Our focuses are: love of music, craft, enthusiasm, constancy of commitment and effort, the highest possible artistic and technical excellence, and a desire to share the joy of orchestra music and the community it inspires. The Orchestra will always strive to create an atmosphere of accessibility, warmth, challenge and encouragement for its participants, audience, and community, at the same time that it vigorously pursues artistic and technical excellence. Its musical approach ascribes to the values of chamber music: special emphasis on specific listening, texture, blends of sound, phrasing, and expressive character. The Orchestra is also strongly committed to instrumental instruction, music appreciation, scholarship, community development, and outreach chamber music and solo concerts. We invite all who love vividly inspiring and expressive live orchestra music, and the powerful community energy it inspires, to join us in our pursuits. ERIC STUMACHER, MUSIC DIRECTOR AND CONDUCTOR of the Keene Chamber Orchestra and founder and director of the Sonad Peace Project, sonadproject.org, has conducted concerts and performed concerti, solo recitals, and chamber music concerts worldwide to critical acclaim for over forty years. For thirty-five years, Eric served as founder, pianist, and executive and artistic director of the Apple Hill Chamber Players, Apple Hill, and the Apple Hill Playing for Peace Project, before resigning in October 2007 to establish the Sonad Peace Project. Eric is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and The Juilliard School. He resides in Nelson, NH with his wife Kathy, violist and administrator, and they have three amazing children and five astonishing grandchildren. PROGRAM NOTES Dvorak: “New World” Symphony in E Minor, Op. 95 This magnificent and evocative symphony is being performed by the Keene Chamber Orchestra today in response to the fervent wishes of the members of Keene All-City Elementary Chorus. Dvorak arrived in New York City on September 27, 1892, to direct the newly formed National Conservatory of Music, the precursor to what is now The Juilliard School. During his tenure as director, he admitted women as students, extremely revolutionary at the time. When the Board of Trustees subsequently pressed him to remove the women students, he resigned his directorship in protest. Dvorak was also asked to help found an “American School of Composition”, but Dvorak, whose music was centered around Bohemian folk traditions from his native Czechoslovakia, proclaimed, to the surprise and consternation of his hosts: “I am convinced that the future music of this country must be founded on what are called Negro melodies. They can be the foundation of a serious and original school of composition to be developed in the United States.... There is nothing in the whole range of composition that cannot find a thematic source here.” Dvorak’s knowledge of this “Negro” music came from Henry Thacker Burleigh, an African-American song writer and student of his who sang the traditional melodies to the enthralled composer. Burleigh later recalled, “There is no doubt that Dr. Dvorák was very deeply impressed by the Negro spirituals from the old plantation. He just saturated himself in the spirit of those old tunes, and then invented his own themes.” Dvorak was also drawn to Native American music and traditions, and noted that the second movement of the New World Symphony, in the style of a Negro spiritual, was inspired by the forest funeral of Minnehaha from Longfellow’s “Song of Hiawatha.” Dvorak came to see his symphony as not strictly “American”. He was struck by the universality of folk expression and said that the music he composed in America could also be perceived as “genuine Bohemian music.” The “New World” Symphony received its premier at Carnegie Hall in New York City, performed by the New York Philharmonic, on December 16, 1893, coincidentally Beethoven’s birthday. The love affair between this symphony and its audience, which has continued unabated throughout the world to the present day, was immediate and spontaneous. Each movement was greeted with thunderous applause, which only stopped when Dvorak stood and bowed to his adoring public.

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          • Fern Canyon and Roosevelt Elk


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            Footage from a day in Redwood National Park set to Dvorak's 9th Symphony

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            • The Lost Shore (Trailer)


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              ||| http://mypixelstory.com ||| A journey into the lost shores of human emotion. Music Credit: Dvorak (Slavonic Dance) subscribe & inspire! follow us on Twitter - http://twitter.com/mypixelstory

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              • Dromerige Faure - Sfeerimpressie


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                De tragische liefdesgeschiedenis Pelléas et Mélisande is voor meerdere componisten een inspiratiebron geweest. Gabriel Fauré haalt in omfloerste pasteltinten de meest romantische elementen uit het verhaal op dromerige wijze naar voren.

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                • MIMO PRŮMĚR / BEYOND THE AVERAGE (2007)


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                  Czech documentary about young talented musicians. Sound: Aleš Dvořák Director of photography: Aleš Němec Executive producer: Marta Magott Music, script, editor and director: Přemysl Havlí­k ©2007 Přemysl Havlík, LIMBUS PRODUCTION

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                  • The Great River Road in Iowa


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                    • Glyndebourne Festival 2011 Unveiled


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                      The Glyndebourne 2011 Festival opened on 21 May 2011 with new productions of Wagner's Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg. Other productions included a new production of Handel's Rinaldo and revivals of Don Giovanni, L'elisir d'amore, Rusalka and The Turn of the Screw. The Turn of the Screw photography in video copyright Mike Hoban

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