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“The dance of the comedians”, the edifying legacy of Smetana

Music conveys emotion and fact, even with out phrases. ‘Dance of the Comedians’, an instrumental passage from the 1870 opera ‘The Bartered Bride’ composed by Czech composer Bedrich Smetana, is a shining instance. Influenced by the Romantic type of music, which experimented with new types and harmonies, Smetana was one of many first composers to make use of… Read More »