Mudcat Café message #64119 The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #2103   Message #64119
Posted By: Ferrara
18-Mar-99 - 08:06 PM
Thread Name: Lyr Req/Add: Going Home / Goin' Home (Dvorak)
Subject: RE:
The story I heard from my mother, or my first piano teacher maybe, was that Dvor>ak based the theme in his symphony on a spiritual called "Down the Road." This doesn't seem to gel with anything anyone else has heard, though. Mom sang a fragment from the so-called spiritual.