The Bartered Bride Opera in 3 Acts

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Title: The Bartered Bride Opera in 3 Acts
Otros títulos: Bedřich Smetana : The Bartered Bride Opera in 3 Acts
Bedřich Smetana : Prodaná nevěsta Opera o 3 dějstvích
La novia vendida Opera en 3 Actos
Intérprete/ Colaborador: Bedřich Smetana; Gabriela Beňačková; Peter Dvorský; Richard Novák; Prague Philharmonic Choir; Czech Philharmonic Orchestra; Zdeněk Košler
Código CDU: Sm.03
Forma Musical: Operas
Abstract: Bedrich Smetana was one of the great composers of his country's history and one of the leaders of the movement toward musical nationalism. His father was a violin teacher who gave Bedrich his first lessons and referred him to keyboard, harmony, and composition lessons when the boy requested them. His father tried to get Bedrich to apply himself in academics, but Bedrich was too focused on music to be a good student. Bedrich Kittl, director of the Prague Conservatory, in 1844 found Smetana a job as a music teacher to the family of Count Leopold Thun while continuing music studies. He remained with the count for three and a half years, but he quit to undertake a concert tour, which turned out to be a financial failure. Franz Liszt aided Smetana in finding a publisher for some early piano music and in 1848, Smetana founded a successful piano school. Although he established a strong local reputation as a pianist, his piano compositions (mostly lighter works) did not earn him any ...


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