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16 October 2018, 15:42 | Updated: 16 October 2018, 15:46
Dvořák meets the Black Eyed Peas in a bizarre new arrangement, conducted (sort of) by Gustavo Dudamel.
Dvořák’s 1893 Symphony No. 9 in E minor ‘From the New World’ is one of the greatest triumphs of the Czech composer’s career.
It has been played in concert halls all over the world – and when Neil Armstrong landed on the Moon, he even brought a tape recording of the symphony for the journey (no jokes).
Basically, it’s his most popular symphony by a mile and it’s great – but we’re not sure he could have predicted this.
And it actually sort of… works?!