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FIBICH, Z.: Orchestral Works, Vol. 3 - Symphonic Poems: Othello / Záboj, Slavoj and Luděk / Toman and the Woodsprite (Czech National Symphony, Štilec)

    





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FIBICH, Z.: Orchestral Works, Vol. 3 - Symphonic Poems: Othello / Záboj, Slavoj and Luděk / Toman and the Woodsprite (Czech National Symphony, Štilec)

Less well-known than his compatriots Dvořák and Smetana, Zdenĕk Fibich was however one of the greatest Czech composers of his day. These symphonic poems span the best part of his career, starting with Othello, which emphasizes the intertwined fates of Shakespeare’s main characters. More nationalist in character, Záboj, Slavoj and Luděk impressed Smetana when he was working on Má vlast, while Toman and the Wood Nymph is an evocative and tragic tale of supernatural romantic yearnings. The Tempest encapsulates Shakespeare’s story of storm, shipwreck and reconciliation, and the ‘symphonic picture’ Spring depicts the season in all its variety.


Fibich, Zdenek

  Othello, Op. 6
1.   Othello, Op. 6 00:16:59
  Zaboj, Slavoj a Ludek (Zaboj, Slavoj and Ludek), Op. 37
2.   Zaboj, Slavoj a Ludek (Zaboj, Slavoj and Ludek), Op. 37 00:17:52
  Toman a lesni panna (Toman and the Wood Nymph), Op. 49
3.   Toman a lesni panna (Toman and the Wood Nymph), Op. 49 00:12:32
  Boure (The Tempest), Op. 46
4.   Boure (The Tempest), Op. 46 00:11:39
  Vesna (Spring), Op. 13
5.   Vesna (Spring), Op. 13 00:13:03

Total Playing Time: 01:12:05






Composer(s):
Fibich, Zdenek

Conductor(s):
Stilec, Marek

Orchestra(s):
Czech National Symphony Orchestra

Label: Naxos

Genre: Orchestral

Period: Romantic

Catalogue No: 8.573197

Barcode: 747313319770

Physical Release: 07/2014

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