Smetana - Ma Vlast - Mvt 3 - Šárka - My Fatherland - Second Queens
  • Classical music composed by Bedřich Smetana Ma Vlast, Movement 3, Šárka, 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. 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. Šárka - The third poem was finished on 20 February 1875 and is named for the Amazon warrior Šárka from the ancient Czech legend of the Maidens' War. She ties herself to a tree as bait and waits to be saved by the prince Ctirad, claiming to be an unwilling captive of the rebelling women. She gets his comrades drunk on mead, and when they are asleep she persuades Ctirad, who quickly fell in love with her, to sound a ...

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