Bohemian Music

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Saturday, June 16, 2012

La Boheme is a famous opera, but Puccini wasn’t the only composer inspired by Bohemia. This week on Classics for Kids, you can hear Bohemian music written by a lot of other composers.

Music used within the program:

Puccini: La Boheme

Dvorak: From the Bohemian Forest – "In the Spinning-Room"

Smetana: Ma Vlast - "From Bohemia’s Woods and Fields"

Smetana: The Brandenburgers in Bohemia – "Ballet"

Rimsky-Korsakoff: Mlada – "Bohemian Dance"

Massenet: Orchestral Suite No. 4 – "Bohemian Festival"

Sarasate: Zigeunerweisen

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2

Brahms: Piano Quartet No. 1

Bizet: Carmen – "Les tringles des sisters tintaient"

Puccini: La Boheme

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Naomi Lewin
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