Smetana - Ma Vlast - Mvt 1a - Vyšehrad - My Fatherland - Second Que
  • Classical music composed by Bedřich Smetana Movement 1a of "Ma Vlast", My Fatherland, by Bedřich Smetana, named "Vyšehrad". QYO2, Second Queensland Youth Orchestra conducted by Sergei V Korschmin is performing this beautiful symphonic poem while on tour in Sydney. 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. This, the first poem, Vyšehrad (The High Castle), premiered on 14 March 1875. It describes the Vyšehrad castle in Prague which was the seat of the earliest Czech kings. It was written during the summer of 1874 when Bedřich Smetana began to go deaf. He woke on the morning of 20 October to find himself completely unable to hear anything. The previous night he had gone to the opera with some hearing ...

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