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Polka In A - Radoslav Kvapil - Anthology Of Czech Piano Music (CD)

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  1. Vuran
    As important as composers Dvorak, Janacek and Martinu were, they owed much of their style to the great Czech composer Bedrich Smetana. He performed in his first string quartet at the age of five, a.
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  2. Karg
    Smetana Anthology of Czech Piano Music, Volume 6 View record and artist details Record and Artist Details. Even in the popular F sharp minor Polka there is a quick ear for the telling harmonic inflexion, and the exuberance of the A flat Polka, written for his pretty Swedish mistress, has more than a touch of wistfulness behind the cheerful.
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  3. Shaktitaxe
    Radoslav Kvapil has recorded two CDs of Smetana for Unicorn-Kanchana. He offers some of the best-played versions of Smetana's music, comparing even with those of the great Rudolf Firkusny (which are unfortunately no longer available). The various sets of dances by Smetana are his best piano music, especially the exquisite Memories of exuninivtweedanopdelcomppuncstanin.xyzinfo: $
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  4. Togami
    Chandos Records is one of the world's premier classical music record companies, best known for its ground breaking search for neglected musical gems. The company has pioneered the idea of the 'series' and proudly includes series of such composers as Prokofiev, Tchaikovsky, Parry, Walton, Grainger, Berkeley and Bridge.
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  5. Nezil
    Radoslav Kvapil (piano) Smetana: 3 Polkas poétiques,B95 Op. 8: Polka in G minor Smetana: Souvenirs (4) de Bohème en forme de polka Opp. 12 & 13 (B): excerpts.
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  6. Kitaxe
    Piano music makes up by far the greater part of Smetana’s instrumental works. He was a piano virtuoso and much of his music for the instrument reflects this. The present anthology, the second in a new series of Czech piano music from Unicorn-Kanchana, focuses on .
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  7. Taucage
    (Dvořák): ‘Kvapil plays with great exuninivtweedanopdelcomppuncstanin.xyzinfo and sensitive’ (Fibich): ‘An erotic diary for piano (Abraham) played with great sensitivity and subtlety haunting music, fine pianism’ (Penguin Guide) (Martinů) ‘there is scarcely a piece here without charm. Kvapil does not play them as a .
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