Dvorak's ninth symphony is hailed as the breakthrough of American musical ideas into symphonic (i.e. European) music. What does that mean? And how does a Czech become a champion of Western Hemisphere music? We'll look into it this week. And then we'll see how a Lebanese composer finds inspiration in Norway, a proper Englishman looks to India for his muse, an American reaches out to Armenia, and a number of others seek ethnically diverse and geographically abstruse sources for their music.