The Bartered Bride, JB 1:100 (Smetana, Bedřich)

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Dance of the Comedians (Act III)

For Wind Band (Rondeau)

 Virtual performance
#233479 - 4.26MB - 4:39 -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0) - - !N/!N/!N - 538x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

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MIDI

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Michel Rondeau

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Full Scores

 Overture
#63660 - 7.15MB, 56 pp. -  5.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V*/V*/V* - 9502x

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Ottaviano (2010/5/7)

 Act I
#63661 - 26.29MB, 195 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (13- V*/V*/V* - 4915x

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Ottaviano (2010/5/7)

 Act II
#63662 - 23.24MB, 165 pp. -  6.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V*/V*/V* - 2620x

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Ottaviano (2010/5/7)

 Act III, Supplement
#63663 - 29.89MB, 219 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V*/V*/V* - 3381x

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Ottaviano (2010/5/7)

PMLP33865-Smetana-BarteredBrideFScz0v.pdf
Editor:

František Bartoš (1905–1973)

Publisher Info.:

Prague: SNKLHU, 1953. Plate H. 1100

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Boca Raton: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1988)

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Parts

Overture

 Flute 1, 2, Piccolo
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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Oboe 1, 2
#49005 - 0.57MB, 6 (3, 3) pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1600x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Clarinet 1, 2 (C)
#20127 - 0.56MB, 6 (3, 3) pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (6- V/V/V - 2347x

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Romanov76110 (2008/8/1)

 Bassoon 1, 2
#49006 - 0.58MB, 6 (3, 3) pp. -  7.3/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1650x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Horn 1, 2 (F), 3, 4 (C)
#49007 - 0.70MB, 8 (2, 2, 2, 2) pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1178x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Trumpet 1, 2 (F)
#49008 - 0.29MB, 4 (2, 2) pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 1092x

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 Trombone 1 (alto), 2 (tenor), 3 (bass)
#49009 - 0.45MB, 6 (2, 2, 2) pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1106x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Timpani
#20128 - 0.15MB, 2 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 852x

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Romanov76110 (2008/8/1)

 Violins I
#49010 - 0.55MB, 5 pp. -  6.9/10 2 4 6 8 10 (9- V/V/V - 5170x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Violins II
#49011 - 0.49MB, 5 pp. -  5.8/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 3207x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Violas
#49012 - 0.48MB, 5 pp. -  5.2/10 2 4 6 8 10 (5- V/V/V - 2718x

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 Cellos I / II
#26597 - 0.65MB, 7 pp. -  8.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 4160x

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Generoso (2009/1/11)

 Basses
#49013 - 0.35MB, 4 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 1842x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

PMLP33865-Smetana-BBOverture.Flute.pdf
Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d. Plates 13143, 13727

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New York: Edwin F. Kalmus, n.d.(after 1933).

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 Clarinet 1, 2 (B - transposed)
#47984 - 0.18MB, 3, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 700x

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Abcd31 (2009/12/4)

PMLP33865-Smetena Bartered Bride Overture, clarinets 1 & 2 in Bb.pdf
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Abcd31

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Vocal Scores

 Complete Score
#26611 - 13.32MB, 180 pp. -  7.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 3273x

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Hobbypianist (2009/1/11)

PMLP33865-Smetana The Bartered Bride UMB vs.pdf
Arranger:

Heinrich von Kàan-Albést (1852-1926), piano reduction

Language:

Czech

Publisher Info.:

Prague: Umělecká beseda, n.d.[1909]. Plate U. 3 B.

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 Front Matter & Act I
#61819 - 75.72MB, 132 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 1560x

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Daphnis (2010/4/15)

 Act II
#61820 - 44.53MB, 77 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 770x

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Daphnis (2010/4/15)

 Act III & Notes
#61821 - 58.53MB, 112 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V*/V*/V* - 929x

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Daphnis (2010/4/15)

PMLP33865-Act I.pdf
Arranger:

Heinrich von Kàan-Albést (1852-1926), piano reduction

Editor:

František Bartoš (1905–1973)

Language:

Czech

Publisher Info.:

Prague: SNKLHU, n.d.[1954]. Plate H 531.

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600dpi

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 Complete Score
#92222 - 15.98MB, 275 pp. -  6.7/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 2649x

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Massenetique (2011/2/6)

PMLP33865-Smetana - Die verkaufte Bruat VSde UNC.pdf
Language:

German

Translator:

Max Kalbeck (1850-1921), German text

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(ca.1893). Plates 13718, 13728 and 13739.

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 Preliminaries, Overture
#45741 - 1.33MB, 24 (viii, #9-24) pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- C*/V*/C* - 349x

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Carolus (2009/11/9)

 Act I
#45742 - 7.16MB, 92 (#25-116) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- C*/V*/C* - 613x

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Carolus (2009/11/9)

 Act II
#45743 - 6.90MB, 78 (#117-194) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- C*/V*/C* - 336x

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Carolus (2009/11/9)

 Act III
#45744 - 7.54MB, 105 (#195-297, ii) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- C*/V*/C* - 436x

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Carolus (2009/11/9)

PMLP33865-Smetana-BarteredBrideVSa0ru.pdf
Editor:

K. Konrashen

Language:

Russian

Translator:

Sergey Mikhalkov (1903–2009), Russian text

Publisher Info.:

Moscow: Muzgiz, 1949. Plate M. 20047 Г.

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

Complete

For Piano solo (Wolff)

 Complete Score
#211842 - 9.54MB, 159 pp. -  6.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (4- V/V/V - 771x

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Massenetique (2012/4/29)

SIBLEY1802.20305.f6a7-39087012874352score.pdf
Arranger:

Bernhard Wolff (1835-1906)

Publisher Info.:

Berlin: Bote & Bock, n.d.(ca.1890). Plates 13718 and 13739.

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Selections: Polka (Act I), Furiant (Act II), and Dance of the Comedians (Act III)

For Orchestra (Riesenfeld)

 Complete Score (Dance of the Comedians)
#86472 - 1.92MB, 29 pp. -  5.5/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 2218x

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 Piccolo
#49014 - 0.37MB, 5 pp. -  5.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 676x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Flute 1, 2
#49015 - 1.10MB, 14 (8, 6) pp. -  7.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 768x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Oboe 1, 2
#49016 - 0.74MB, 10 (5, 5) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 606x

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Horndude77 (2008/8/1)

 Clarinet 1, 2 (B)
#20129 - 1.08MB, 13 (8, 5) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 928x

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Romanov (2009/12/15)

 Bassoon 1, 2
#49017 - 0.79MB, 10 (5, 5) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 537x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Horn 1/2, 3/4 (F)
#49018 - 1.64MB, 10 (5, 5) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 612x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Cornet 1, 2 (B)
#49019 - 0.72MB, 10 (5, 5) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 602x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Trombone 1, 2, Bass Trombone
#49020 - 0.76MB, 11 (3, 3, 5) pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 534x

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Horndude77 (2008/8/1)

 Timpani/Snare Drum/Triangle/ Bass Drum/Cymbals
#20130 - 0.74MB, 9 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 634x

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Romanov (2009/12/15)

 Piano
#49021 - 1.72MB, 16 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 549x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Violins I
#49022 - 0.71MB, 8 pp. -  9.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- V/V/V - 1480x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Violins II
#49023 - 0.66MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 756x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

 Violas
#49024 - 0.57MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 632x

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Horndude77 (2009/1/11)

 Cellos
#26681 - 0.60MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 712x

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Generoso (2009/12/15)

 Basses
#49025 - 0.49MB, 7 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 525x

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Horndude77 (2009/12/15)

PMLP33865-Bedřich Smetana - Dance of the Comedians.pdf
Arranger:

Hugo Riesenfeld (1879–1939)

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, 1912.

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For Piano solo (Kàan)

 Polka (Act I)
#26613 - 1.17MB, 6 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 653x

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Hobbypianist (2009/1/11)

 Furiant (Act II)
#26614 - 0.58MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 449x

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Hobbypianist (2009/1/11)

 Dance of the Comedians (Act III)
#26616 - 0.91MB, 5 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- V/V/V - 738x

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Hobbypianist (2009/1/11)

PMLP33865-Smetana The Bartered Bride 1.Act Polka UMB 2hands.pdf
Arranger:

Heinrich von Kàan-Albést (1852-1926)

Publisher Info.:

Prague: Umělecká beseda, n.d.(1909). Plate U. 3 B.

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For Piano solo

 Polka (Act I)
#62290 - 0.35MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/C/V - 365x

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Ralph Theo Misch (2010/4/21)

TN-Smetana, Friedrich, The Bartered Bride, Polka Act I.jpg
Publisher Info.:

Jede Woche Musik. Wochenschrift des Berliner Tageblatts
2. Jahrgang, Nr.1 (3. Januar 1925)
Berlin: Rudolf Mosse, 1925

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Selections

For Violin and Piano (Ondříček)
See: Fantasie on Motifs from 'The Bartered Bride', Op.9, by František Ondříček
For Piano and Harmonium (Löw)

 Piano Part
#79075 - 1.52MB, 9 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 267x

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Ralph Theo Misch (2010/9/18)

 Harmonium Part
#79076 - 1.45MB, 8 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 194x

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Ralph Theo Misch (2010/9/18)

TN-Smetana, The Bartered Bride, JB 1.100, Sel. Arr. HarmPno Löw.jpg
Arranger:

Josef Löw (1834-1886)

Publisher Info.:

Prague: Fr. A. Urbanek, n.d.(ca. 1895). Plate U. 337.

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For Piano solo (Stetka)

 Potpurri (excerpts)
#13774 - 2.78MB, 34 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/C - 389x

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Peter (2007/9/13)

Smetana - Prodana nevesta.pdf
Arranger:

Bohumir Stetka

Publisher Info.:

Prague: A. Urbánek & Synove, n.d.(ca.1880). Plate U.730.

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Overture

For Piano 4 hands (Smetana)

 Complete score
#68833 - 1.42MB, 19 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 700x

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Ralph Theo Misch (2010/6/21)

TN-Smetana, The Bartered Bride, JB 1.100, Ouv,pi4hSmet.jpg
Publisher Info.:

Berlin: E. Bote & G. Bock, n.d.[1892].

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 Complete Score
#155111 - 1.54MB, 20 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- V/V/V - 237x

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Morel (2011/11/23)

PMLP33865-Smetana The Bartered Bride JB 1.100 Overture Pf4H.pdf
Editor:

Louis Oesterle (1854–1932)

Publisher Info.:

New York: G. Schirmer, 1909. Plate 21031

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For Piano solo (Kàan)

 Complete Score
#26612 - 2.05MB, 12 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (3- V/V/V - 717x

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Hobbypianist (2009/1/11)

PMLP33865-Smetana The Bartered Bride Overture UB 2hands.pdf
Arranger:

Heinrich von Kàan-Albést (1852-1926)

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Prague: Umělecká beseda, n.d. Plate U. 3 B.

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Dance of the Comedians (Act III)

For Wind Band (Rondeau)

 Complete score
#233460 - 0.28MB, 16 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 945x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

WIMA.fabd-SDaComSco.pdf
Arranger:

Michel Rondeau

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Michel Rondeau

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 Piccolo
#233461 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  10.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (1- !N/!N/!N - 229x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Flute
#233462 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  6.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (2- !N/!N/!N - 231x

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 Oboe
#233463 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 194x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Bassoon
#233464 - 0.03MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 177x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Clarinet 1
#233465 - 0.05MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 277x

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 Clarinet 2
#233466 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 178x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Alto Sax
#233467 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 173x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Tenor Sax
#233468 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 161x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Baritone Sax
#233469 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 151x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Trumpet 1
#233470 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 204x

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 Trumpet 2
#233471 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 159x

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 Horn
#233472 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 173x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Trombone
#233473 - 0.04MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 175x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Bass Trombone
#233474 - 0.03MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 169x

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 Tuba
#233475 - 0.03MB, 2 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 171x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Timpani
#233476 - 0.03MB, 1 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 169x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Percussions
#233477 - 0.05MB, 3 pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 194x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

 Engraving files (Finale)
#233478 - 1.16MB, ? pp. -  0.0/10 2 4 6 8 10 (0- !N/!N/!N - 223x

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Michrond (2012/6/13)

WIMA.7438-SDaComPic.pdf
Arranger:

Michel Rondeau

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Michel Rondeau

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General Information

Work Title The Bartered Bride
Alternative Title Prodaná nevěsta / Die Verkaufte Braut
Composer Smetana, Bedřich
Opus/Catalogue Number JB 1:100 ; B.131 (1st version), B.137 (2nd version), B.140 (3rd version) ; T.93
Movements/Sections 2 acts (1st and 2nd versions) ; 3 acts (3rd and 4th versions)
Year/Date of Composition 1863–66 (1st version) ; 1868–69 (2nd version) ; 1869 (3rd version) ; 1870 (4th version)
First Performance 1866-05-30 (1st version)
1869-01-29 (2nd version)
1869-06-01 (3rd version)
1870-09-25 (4th version)
all premiered Prague, Provisional Theatre
First Publication 1872 (vocal score, 3rd version) ; 1892 (full score, 4th version)
Librettist Karel Sabina (1811–1877)
Language Czech
Average Duration 127 minutes (complete opera), 7 minutes (overture)
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Solo Voices, Chorus, Orchestra
External Links Wikipedia article


Misc. Comments

Unless otherwise noted, all scores relate to the 4th and definitive version of the opera (1870).

Cast

  • Krušina, a peasant — baritone
  • Ludmila, his wife — soprano
  • Mařenka, their daughter — soprano
  • Mícha, a landowner — bass
  • Háta, his wife — mezzo-soprano
  • Vašek, their son — tenor
  • Jeník, Mícha's son by a former marriage — tenor
  • Kecal, a marriage broker — bass
  • Circus Master (Principál komediantů) — tenor
  • Indian (Indián), an Indian comedian — bass
  • Esmeralda, dancer and comedienne — soprano

Version History

  • Composed for solo voices, chorus and orchestra, 1863–66 (= 1st version)
  • Revised by Smetana, 1866
after the first two performances, a "Gypsy ballet" borrowed from The Brandenburgers in Bohemia was introduced to replace a duet for Esmerelda and the Circus Master
  • Further revised by Smetana, 1868–69 (= 2nd version)
Act I was divided into two scenes, with a new drinking chorus in the second scene, a new polka at the start of Act II, and an extended version of Mařenka’s final solo
  • Further revised by Smetana, 1869 (= 3rd version)
now in 3 acts, the first of which concluded with the polka and a new furiant; Act III included a new skočná (replacing the 'Gypsy ballet'), and a new march to introduce the circus troupe
  • Further revised by Smetana, 1870 (= 4th version)
in the final 'definitive' version, new recitatives replaced spoken dialogue, and the furiant was moved from the end of Act I to after the drinking chorus in Act II
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