Smetana - Ma Vlast - Mvt 2a - The Moldau - Vltava - Second Queenslan
  • Classical music composed by Bedřich Smetana Movement 2a, Ma Vlast, The Moldau, Vltava, My Fatherland, by Bedřich Smetana. QYO2, Second Queensland Youth Orchestra conducted by Sergei V Korschmin is performing this beautiful symphonic poem while on tour in Sydney. The concert continues here: Live footage in HD with Dolby Stereo Sound. These talented musicians, 13 to 23 years of age, are performing at a lunchtime concert in Verbrugghen Hall, Sydney Conservatorium of Music on 27 June 2010. All the players are members of the Second Queensland Youth Orchestra, a full symphony orchestra based in Brisbane, Australia. Here are the links for the entire concert Mvt 1a Mvt 1b Mvt 2a Mvt 2b Mvt3 Mvt 4a Mvt 4b Mvt 5a Mvt 5b Mvt 6a Mvt 6b Má Vlast is a set of six symphonic poems composed between 1874 and 1879 by the Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. While it is often presented as a single work in six movements, the individual pieces were conceived as a set of individual works. Vltava, also known by its German name Die Moldau (or The Moldau), was composed between 20 November and 8 December 1874 and was premiered on 4 April 1875. It is about 12 minutes long, and is in the key of E minor. In this piece, Smetana uses tone painting to evoke the sounds of one of Bohemia's great rivers. In his own words: The composition describes the ...

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