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Smetana's Soldier

Smetana's Soldier

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For Veterans Day, Bedrich Smetana's musical picture of a soldier. The soldier Smetana had in mind was one Albrecht Wallenstein, who fought in Europe in the early 17th century. Smetana's tone poem is called "Wallenstein's Camp," and we hear a concert performance by conductor Charles Oliveri-Munroe and the Prague Radio Symphony.