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MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - PRAGUE: A Musical Tour of the City's Past and Present (NTSC)


MUSICAL JOURNEY (A) - PRAGUE: A Musical Tour of the City's Past and Present (NTSC)

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The Places

Prague is the ancient capital of Bohemia and now of the Czech Republic. Its history is reflected in its buildings, recalling the splendours of the past under changing dynasties and the 400 or so years as part of the Habsburg Empire, until the establishment of the new republic of Czechoslovakia in 1918. At the heart of Europe, the region has always been a fertile ground for musicians.


The Music

The music included here is associated in one way or another with Prague or Bohemia. It includes works by the Bohemian composers Smetana and Dvořák, by the Moravian composer Janáček, and by Fibich who, with Mozart, always found a ready welcome for his music in Prague.



Picture format: NTSC 4:3
Sound format: Dolby Digital / DTS Surround
Region code: 0 (worldwide)
Running time:  55 mins
No. of DVDs: 1

Dvořák, Antonín; Fibich, Zdenek; Janáček, Leoš; Mozart, Wolfgang Amadeus; Rosetti, Antonio; Smetana, Bedřich

Gunzenhauser, Stephen; Košler, Zdeněk; Lenárd, Ondrej; Pešek, Libor; Schuricht, Carl; Stankovsky, Robert; Vajnar, Frantisek; Wordsworth, Barry

Capella Istropolitana; Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra; Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra; Slovak State Philharmonic Orchestra, Košice; Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra

Jandó, Jenő; Nishizaki, Takako; Tylšar, Bedřich; Tylšar, Zdeněk

Label: Naxos

Series: A Musical Journey

Genre: Classical Concert

Period: 20th Century; Classical; Romantic

Catalogue No: 2.110503

Barcode: 0747313550357

Physical Release: 02/2004

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