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Musical Journey: Prague Musical Tour City's Past

Musical Journey: Prague Musical Tour City's Past
Release Date: 01/18/2005 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 2110503  
Number of Discs: 1 
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PRAGUE: A Musical Tour of the City’s Past and Present

The Places
Prague is the ancient capital of Bohemia and now of the Czech Republic. Its history is reflected in its buildings, recalling the splendours of the past under changing dynasties and the 400 or so years as part of the Habsburg Empire, until the establishment of the new republic of Czechoslovakia in 1918. At the heart of Europe, the region has always been a fertile ground for musicians.

The Music
The music included here is associated in one way or another with Prague or Bohemia. It includes works by the Bohemian composers Smetana and Dvo?ák, by the Moravian composer Janá?ek, and by Fibich who, with Mozart, always found a
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