2 edition of Bedřich Smetana found in the catalog.
Summaries in Russian, English, and French.
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|Pagination||xvi, 100 p. :|
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It was about his audience in Prague, the pastoral countryside from which he came, and the unique national identity that Bedřich Smetana emerge—for him, and for his nation—after his death. And if the rest of us fail to fully appreciate his contributions to classical music, so much the better; it proves that, accusations to the contrary notwithstanding, his music was never really about pleasing us. 125, 157—15, 218—220, 230—231, 316—320, 336—339, 391—392, 397—399.
The same kinds of musicians who dismissed him because of his neo-German style are now expected to include his works in their repertoires. These polkas Bedřich Smetana the style and levity of his Bohemian culture. One of these operas, The Bartered Bride, was and is still acclaimed.Kapitola 4 In national life, 1862—74• The Bedrich Smetana Museum in Prague.
The Moldau, which has achieved the strongest independent life among the six symphonic poems, is a rondo with coda in which the haunting, G-major main theme is introduced by the upper strings and woodwinds, with the lower strings suggesting the river waves. He died in a Prague asylum for the insane in May of 1884. It was in 1883 that, still deaf and suffering from dementia most likely caused by neurosyphilishe composed his more challenging second string quartet, an autobiographical account of the difficult final decade of his life.
Here are six interesting facts about the ambitious and versatile Bedrich Smetana: 1. Closes with repeated single note in strings 6:15 Moonlight: Dance of Water Nymphs. In 1936, a museum was dedicated to preserve relics of his life and work. He worked to open and establish Bedřich Smetana theatre venue in Prague where performances would be performed in their native tongue. Czech audiences loved Smetana, but German critics thought he was too German. The harp and strings pizzicato are heard periodically.
He ended up dropping out. By the time of the first public performances of Vysehrad and Vltava at the same concert in Prague in 1875, the depredations Bedřich Smetana venereal disease had made Smetana deaf, to which in the following years would be added blindness and the hallucinations and self-destructiveness that caused him to be institutionalized.
John Rapids the stream races ahead, winding through the cataracts, heaving on a path with its foaming waves through the rocky chasm into the broad river bed— finally.
It was in 1883 that, still deaf and suffering from dementia most likely caused by neurosyphilis , he composed his more challenging second string quartet, an autobiographical account of the difficult final decade of his life.
As a composer, Smetana began incorporating nationalist themes, plots, and dances in his operas and symphonic poems.