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CHAN 8412 - Smetana: The Bartered Bride  String Quartet
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 Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884)
Overture and Dances from 'The Bartered Bride' 24:23
1 I Overture 6:32
2 II Dance of the Villagers 4:26
3 III Polka 4:57
4 IV Furiant 1:58
5 V Fanfare 0:41
6 VI Dance of the Comedians 5:32
String Quartet in E minor 'From My Life' orch. George Szell 30:30
      in e-Moll - en mi mineur
7 I Allegro vivo appassionato 8:27
      'Romantic longing and foreboding of misfortune'
8 II Alla polka 5:47
      'The merriment of youth; my love of dancing and dance music'
9 III Largo sostenuto 9:28
      'Memories of the happiness of my first love'
10 IV Vivace - meno mosso 6:25
      'Joy in discovering how to treat Bohemian national elements in music: the catastrophe of deafness; reminiscences of happier days; and resignation'
      the catastrophe of deafness; reminiscences of happier days
      and resignation'
 London Symphony Orchestra
 Geoffrey Simon
 Recorded in:
 All Saints' Church, Tooting, London
      18 & 19 February 1985
 Brian Couzens
 Sound Engineer(s)
 Ralph Couzens
 Philip Couzens [Assistant]
      Penguin Guide ***>  
 Format: Digital CD 16Bit 44.1Khz
Originally recorded in: 24Bit 96Khz

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