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Smetana: The Bartered Bride Overture & Dances, Etc / Simon


Release Date: 10/28/1992 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 8412   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 0 Hours 55 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 18 & 19 February 1985 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Philip Couzens [Assistant] Recorded in: All Saints' Church, Tooting, London 18 & 19 February 1985 Producer(s) Brian Couzens Sound Engineer(s) Ralph Couzens Philip Couzens [Assistant] Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Overture by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Written: 1866 
2. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Furiant by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 
3. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Polka by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 
4. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Dance of the Comedians by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Bohemia 
5. Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93: Peasants' Dance by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 
6. Quartet for Strings no 1 in E minor, T 116 "From my life" by Bedrich Smetana
Conductor:  Geoffrey Simon
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Symphony Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1876; Czech Republic 
Notes: Orchestrated: Szell 

Sound Samples

Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Overture
Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Act I: Dance of the Villagers
Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Act I: Polka
Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Act II: Furiant
Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Act III: Fanfare
Prodana nevesta (The Bartered Bride): Act III: Dance of the Comedians
String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, "From my life" (arr. George Szell): I. Allegro vivo appassionato
String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, "From my life" (arr. George Szell): II. Alla polka
String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, "From my life" (arr. George Szell): III. Largo sostenuto
String Quartet No. 1 in E minor, "From my life" (arr. George Szell): IV. Vivace - Meno mosso

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