Debuting at Carnegie Hall in 1893, it was written by a European living in New York & partly inspired by “The Song of Hiawatha”

Find out everything that you need to know about today’s Jeopardy episode, including the Final Jeopardy, clues and answers, and the contestants plus who won tonight!

CLUE: Debuting at Carnegie Hall in 1893, it was written by a European living in New York & partly inspired by “The Song of Hiawatha”

ANSWER: New World Symphony

About Today’s Final Jeopardy – Thursday, 28 September 2023

First performed at Carnegie Hall in 1893, the “New World Symphony,” officially known as Symphony No. 9 in E minor, was the work of Czech composer Antonín Dvořák during his time living in New York. The composition was partially influenced by the poem “The Song of Hiawatha” by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

The symphony blends European musical heritage with American influences, including the melodies of African American spirituals and Native American music. One standout section is the Largo movement, featuring the celebrated “Goin’ Home” theme, which Dvořák himself composed but is often mistaken for a traditional spiritual.

Since its premiere, this musical work has remained a favorite, finding its way into various adaptations from movie scores to popular music arrangements.

Who Won Jeopardy Tonight? – Thursday, 28 September 2023

Looking to find out who won Jeopardy tonight? Scroll down below to find out everyone’s final scores, as well as the scores after the Single Jeopardy and Double Jeopardy rounds!

Returning ChampionContestantContestant
Jilana Cotter
Senior Data Analyst
Dade City, California

Winning Score: $29,200
Round 2 Score: $19,200
Round 1 Score: $6,400
Michalle Gould
Laguna Beach, California

Final Score: $21,400
Round 2 Score: $11,400
Round 1 Score: $3,400
Barb Fecteau
High School Librarian
Beverly, Massachusetts

Final Score: $6,400
Round 2 Score: $3,200
Round 1 Score: $3,400

Final Jeopardy Video – Thursday, 28 September 2023

Watch all the videos from today’s Jeopardy episode below, including highlights, behind the scenes outtakes and full episodes.

Final Jeopardy is the final round of the popular American television game show Jeopardy!, in which participants test their knowledge in numerous areas by answering questions. In Final Jeopardy, participants are given a single clue and must wager a percentage of their existing earnings based on their confidence in their ability to successfully respond.

Each contestant surreptitiously writes down their wager during the commercial break. The Final Jeopardy clue is presented when the programme resumes, and participants have 30 seconds to write down their solution in the form of a question (e.g., “What is…?”). When the timer runs out, the host, reveals each contestant’s response and wager in ascending order of their pre-Final Jeopardy scores. The scores of contestants are adjusted based on whether their response is correct or incorrect, as well as the amount wagered. At the end of the round, the contestant with the highest score is proclaimed the winner.

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