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Lento - Bedřich Smetana - String Quartet (CD, Album)

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  1. See all the albums from Bedrich Smetana available on Napster. As important as composers Dvorak, Janacek and Martinu were, they owed much of their style to the great Czech composer Bedrich Smetana. He performed in his first string quartet at the age of five, a.
  2. The Music Bedřich Smetana’s Má Vlast is a cycle of six symphonic poems, each one proudly celebrating the history (real or legendary) and scenery of the composer’s native Czech Bohemia. Smetana wrote the music in the s, almost all of it when he was completely deaf and plagued by tinnitus. The Performance Any Czech performance of their much-loved national masterpiece always has the.
  3. Alban Berg Quartet Dvorák & Smetana: String Quartets (CD - Warner Classics #) Overview ↓ Credits ↓.
  4. Jul 16,  · Stamitz Quartet; Album Czech String Quartets; Licensed to YouTube by The Smetana Quartet: Bedrich Smetana, String Quartet N.1 in E minor ("From My Life") - Duration:
  5. Leoš Janáček - String Quartet No. 1 "The Kreutzer Sonata" and No. 2 "Intimate Letters" The Smetana Quartet, The Panocha Quartet, The Škampa Quartet The string quartet is a genre that was neglected by few great composers of the Romantic era, and the Czech masters contributed a number of significant works to its international repertoire.
  6. Composer: Antonin Dvorak, Bedrich Smetana Performer: Alban Berg Quartet Audio CD SPARS Code: DDD Number of Discs: 1 Format: APE (image+cue) Label: EMI Classics Size: MB Recovery: +3% Scan: no # String Quartet No. 12 in F major (“American”), B. (Op. 96) Composed by Antonin Dvorak with AlbanContinue Reading.
  7. Composed when he was already profoundly deaf, Smetana’s Quartet no.1 looks back over the different stages of his life; the elderly Janáček, more fertile than ever, having previously glorified extra-conjugal love in his First Quartet, portrays in the Intimate Letters Quartet of his unfulfilled passion for Kamila Stösslová, his junior.
  8. This admirable CD by the Juilliard String Quartet will introduce the listener to both works. The Belgian -French composer Cesar Franck ( -- ) is one of the few composers, (Domenico Scarlatti is another), who found his own voice late in life/5(8).
  9. BEDŘICH SMETANA ( - ) Smetana holds an important place in the development of musical nationalism in his native Bohemia, where he was born in , the son of a master brewer in the service of Count Waldstein and others.

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