Bedrich Smetana

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Smetana was a 19th-century Bohemian composer who, along with Dvorák, led the musical movement for nationalism in his country.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Prodaná nevesta (The Bartered Bride), opera, JB 1:100 1863 Opera
Vltava (The Moldau), symphonic poem (Má Vlast No. 2), JB 1:112/2 1874 Orchestral
Má Vlast (My Fatherland), symphonic poems (6), JB 1:112 1872 Orchestral
String Quartet No. 1 in E minor ("Z mého, zivota," "From My Life"), JB 1:105 1876 Chamber Music
Dalibor, opera, JB 1:101 1867 Opera
Piano Trio in G minor, JB 1:64 (Op. 15) 1855 Chamber Music
Prodaná nevesta (The Bartered Bride), overture to the opera 1863 Orchestral
Hubicka (The Kiss), opera, JB 1:104 1875 Opera
Z domoviny (From the Homeland), pieces (2) for violin & piano, JB 1:118 1880 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 2 in D minor, JB 1:124 1882 Chamber Music
Czech Dances (10) for piano, Book 2, JB 1:114 1879 Keyboard
Wallensteins Lager (Wallenstein's Camp), symphonic poem, JB 1:72 (Op. 14) 1858 Orchestral
Libuse, opera, JB 1:102 1869 Opera
Czech Dances (4) for piano, Book 1, JB 1:107 1877 Keyboard
Salon Polkas (3), for piano, JB 1:60 (Op. 7) 1848 Keyboard
Rêves (Dreams), characteristic pieces (6) for piano, JB 1:103 1875 Keyboard
Dve vdovy (The Two Widows), opera, JB 1:108 1873 Opera
Z ceských luhu a háju (From Bohemia's Woods and Fields), symphonic poem (Má Vlast No. 4), JB 1:112/4 1875 Orchestral
Souvenir de Bohême en forme de polkas (Memories of Bohemia), for piano, Book 1, JB 1:76 (Op. 12) 1859 Keyboard
Souvenir de Bohême en forme de polkas (Memories of Bohemia), for piano, Book 2, JB 1:77 (Op. 13) 1859 Keyboard
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