Smetana Smetana Hall in Prague understandably hears a lot of the work of Bedrich Smetana -- not just because it bears his name, either. The hall is a landmark of the Czech Republic, which Smetana celebrated with his music. Here's some of Smetana's most nationalistic music: the Moldau, from Ma Vlast, with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ondrej Kukai.
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Smetana Hall in Prague understandably hears a lot of the work of Bedrich Smetana — not just because it bears his name, either. The hall is a landmark of the Czech Republic, which Smetana celebrated with his music. Here's some of Smetana's most nationalistic music: the Moldau, from Ma Vlast, with the Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra and conductor Ondrej Kukai.