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About The Bartered Bride, accompanied by the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, Harmonia Mundi.

Smetana: The Bartered Bride

The Bartered Bride is a three acts comic opera by the Czech composer Bedřich Smetana. The opera is considered to have made a major contribution towards the development of Czech music. For nearly 150 years this  Smetana’s three acts has triumphed in opera houses all over the world. This recording features an all-Czech cast , and conjures a warm sound from much of the  folk-like music of The Bartered Bride. It’s rarely in the hands a true team of  experts.