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Conductor Charles Mackerras, photographed in 1974, will be remembered for rebuilding the reputation of Czech composer Leos Janacek. Getty Images hide caption

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Mackerras Conducts Janacek (from 'Kat'a Kabanova')

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Pavla Vykopalova (right) and Pavel Cernoch play the lovers Marenka and Jenik in Smetana’s Bartered Bride, from the Prague National Opera. Hana Smejkalova hide caption

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Hear An Introduction To 'The Bartered Bride'

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An Audio Introduction to 'The Bartered Bride'

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