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Smetana: Bartered Bride / Braun, Kozetzni, Seefried, Klobucar

Smetana / Klobucar
Release Date: 11/24/2009 
Label:  Orfeo   Catalog #: 785092   Spars Code: ADD 
Composer:  Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Rosette AndayOskar CzerwenkaHilde KonetzniIrmgard Seefried,   ... 
Conductor:  Berislav Klobucar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera ChorusVienna State Opera Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Mono 
Length: 2 Hours 10 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Besides Czech folklore, the influence of Mozart is also omnipresent in Smetana's opera, in its verve and melodic freshness. This is obvious here in the ideal pairing of Irmgard Seefied and Waldermar Kmentt as the two lovers. The stand out, even amidst a lively, outstanding all-round ensemble Besides Czech folklore, the influence of Mozart is also omnipresent in Smetana's opera, in its verve and melodic freshness. This is obvious here in the ideal pairing of Irmgard Seefied and Waldermar Kmentt as the two lovers. The stand out, even amidst a lively, outstanding all-round ensemble Read less

Works on This Recording

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Bartered Bride, B 143/T 93 by Bedrich Smetana
Performer:  Rosette Anday (Alto), Oskar Czerwenka (Bass), Hilde Konetzni (Soprano),
Irmgard Seefried (Soprano), Hans Braun (Baritone), Ludwig Welter (Bass),
Murray Dickie (Tenor), Waldemar Kmentt (Tenor)
Conductor:  Berislav Klobucar
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Vienna State Opera Chorus,  Vienna State Opera Orchestra
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1863/1870; Czech Republic 
Date of Recording: 11/11/1960 
Venue:  Wiener Staatsoper 
Length: 6 Minutes 41 Secs. 

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