Ada Nordenova, Music News From Prague N7-8:1-3 1991 John. 39094 Clapham (1972. Slavonic and Romantic Music. 64 Opera maestro edit In July 1863, Sabina had delivered the libretto for a second opera, a light comedy entitled The Bartered Bride, which Smetana composed during the next three years. 121 Its Vltava (or "The Moldau " in German) movement, depicting the river that runs through Prague towards its junction with the Elbe, is Smetana 's best-known and most internationally popular orchestral composition.
The Moldau by Bedrich Smetana
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