Smetana: Polkas

Smetana: Polkas

András Schiff

Bedřich Smetana

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Despite being mostly remembered for his operas and tone poems, Smetana was also central in the development of a Czech romantic literature for the piano. Riding the wave of the polka’s popularity boom in mid-19th-century’s salons, and an excellent dancer himself, he composed dozens of polkas, the

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