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Composer Weekly: Bedřich Smetana

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Updated every Monday @Composer Weekly. A 30-track introduction to Czech composer Bedřich Smetana (1824 - 1884), best known for the symphonic cycle Má vlast ("My Homeland").

30 songs

  1. 1.
    Album Leaves (Stammbuchblätter): I. For Kateřina KolářováBedřich Smetana, Jitka ČechováSmetana: Piano Works 6
    1:570:30
  2. 2.
    My Country. A Cycle of Symphonic Poems: II. Vltava. Moldau - Allegro comodo, non agitatoBedřich Smetana, Prague Philharmonia, Jakub HrůšaSmetana: My Country. A Cycle of Symphonic Poems
    12:090:30
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    Dreams. Six characteristic pieces (Reves.Six morceaux caracteristiques): III. In Bohemia (En Boheme)Bedřich Smetana, Igor ArdaševNovak / Suk / Smetana: Song of Love
    5:020:30
  4. 4.
    String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor 'From My Life': String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor 'From My Life': I. Allegro vivo appassionatoBedřich Smetana, Jerusalem QuartetSmetana & Janáček: String Quartets
    6:520:30
  5. 5.
    Smetana: On the Seashore, Concert Study in G-Sharp Minor, B. 119Bedřich Smetana, Leif Ove AndsnesHorizons
    4:560:30
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    6:350:30
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    5:580:30
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    3:160:30
  9. 9.
    Czech Dances, Book 1: No. 4. Polka in B-Flat MajorBedřich Smetana, Antonin KubalekSmetana, B.: The Complete Czech Dances
    3:220:30
  10. 10.
    My Country. A Cycle of Symphonic Poems: III. Šárka, Allegro con fuoco, ma non agitato-Più moderato assai-Moderato, ma con calore-Adagio. Moderato-Molto vivoBedřich Smetana, Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Karel AnčerlAnčerl Gold 1 Smetana: My Country
    9:540:30
  11. 11.
    Bagatelles et impromptus: VII. LoveBedřich Smetana, William HowardSixteen Love Songs
    2:180:30
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    3:470:30
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    5:280:30
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    4:400:30
  15. 15.
    Triumph Symphony in E major, Op. 6: II. Largo maestosoBedřich Smetana, Vladimír Válek, Prague Radio Symphony OrchestraSmetana: Orchestral Works
    8:090:30
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    Trio for piano, violin and violoncello, Op. 15: I. Moderato assaiBedřich Smetana, Trio WandererSmetana & Liszt: Piano Trios
    11:140:30
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    4:370:30
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    Smetana : Memories of Bohemia, Polkas Op.13 : No.2 in E flat majorBedřich Smetana, András SchiffAndrás Schiff - Solo Piano Music
    5:320:30
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    String Quartet No. 2 in D Minor: II. Allegro moderato - Andante cantabileBedřich Smetana, Pavel Haas QuartetSmetana: String Quartets Nos. 1 "From My Life" & 2
    5:500:30
  20. 20.
    Hochzietsszenen - "Wedding Scenes": III. Wedding Festivity - DanceBedřich Smetana, Jitka ČechováSmetana Piano Works, Vol. 2
    5:270:30
  21. 21.
    From My Homeland, Two Duos for Violin and Piano: 1. in A major (Moderato)Bedřich Smetana, Ivan Klansky, Čeněk PavlíkSmetana: Piano Trio, From My Homeland, Fantasy on a Bohemian Song
    4:520:30
  22. 22.
    Hubička, JB 1:104 "The Kiss": Hajej, můy andilku (Hush-a-bye, my angel: Vendulka’s Lullaby)Bedřich Smetana, Nicole Car, Andrea Molino, Australian Opera and Ballet OrchestraSwoon: The Opera Collection – Selected Highlights
    4:040:30
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    9:400:30
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    Libuše. Festival Opera in 3 Acts: Act 3 - Libuše's prophecy (with Six Pictures from Bohemia's History): O Gods almightyBedřich Smetana, Gabriela Beňačková, Milan Malý, Zdeněk Košler, Prague National Theatre OrchestraArias /Janáček, Dvořák, Smetana, Verdi, Puccini/
    5:180:30
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    9:300:30
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    6:490:30
  27. 27.
    Macbeth and the witches: Macbeth and the witchesBedřich Smetana, Radoslav KvapilAnthology of Czech Piano Music Vol. 6 - Smetana
    10:560:30
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    16:280:30
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    15:030:30
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    14:260:30

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