The Bartered Bride. Opera in Three Acts

Act 1, Scene 5: Finale. Polka


  • Recorded: 16th February 1981
  • Record Place: The Dvořák Hall of Rudolfinum, Prague
  • First Release: 1987
  • (P) 1987 BVA International s. r. o.
  • Genre: Opera

Artists

  • music by: Bedřich Smetana
  • libretto by: Karel Sabina
  • výtvarník: Jan Zázvorka
  • výtvarník: Lída Novotná
  • director: František Filip
  • camera: Ilja Bojanovský
  • baritone: Jindřich Jindrák
  • soprano: Marie Veselá
  • soprano: Gabriela Beňačková
  • soprano: Jana Jonášová
  • bass: Jaroslav Horáček
  • bass: Richard Novák
  • bass: Karel Hanuš
  • contralto: Marie Mrázová
  • tenor: Miroslav Kopp
  • tenor: Peter Dvorský
  • tenor: Alfréd Hampel
  • performer: Jaroslav Stůj
  • performer: Roman Liška
  • chorus master: Josef Veselka
  • conductor: Zdeněk Košler
  • musical group: Prague Philharmonic Choir
  • musical group: Czech Philharmonic

Album

Czech Philharmonic Orchestra, Zdeněk Košler

Smetana: The Bartered Bride. Opera in 3 Acts

Catalogue Number: SU 7011-9
Published: 21st July 2006
Genre: Opera
Format: 1 DVD
What opera fan doesn't know the famous opera arias "Our True Love", "Make Up Your Mind, Mařenka" or "I Know a Maiden Fair", ageless classics from that treasure ofCzech opera, Bedřich Smetana's The Bartered Bride? These outstanding vocal and musical talents featuring world-renowned singers Gabriela Beňačková as Mařenka, Peter Dvorský as Jeník, and Richard Novák as Kecal, as well as brilliant performances by the Czech Philharmonic and the Prague Philharmonic Chorus, conducted by Zdeněk Košler became the basis for this 1981 television production directed by František Filip. We are pleased to bring this version, in which the featured singers also play their roles, to the modern audience.

Smetana's Bartered Bride on DVD with world-class opera stars
Bedřich Smetana
The Bartered Bride. Opera in Three Acts
1. Overture 06:33
2. Act 1, Scene 1: Let us rejoice, let's be merry 08:07
3. Act 1, Scene 2 - Recitativo: It will then happen like I have been told! 01:22
4. Act 1, Scene 2 - Aria: Should I ever happen to learn something like that about you 03:51
5. Act 1, Scene 2 - Recitativo: It's only true that you past life 00:46
6. Act 1, Scene 2 - Duetto: While a mother's love means blessing 06:03
7. Act 1, Scene 3: As I'm saying, my dear fellow 05:04
8. Act 1, Scene 3 - Recitativo: Of course, I know Tobiáš Mícha 00:47
9. Act 1, Scene 3 - Terzetto: He's well brought up 03:46
10. Act 1, Scene 4 - Quartetto: Here she's coming 04:49
11. Act 1, Scene 4 - Recitativo: Jeník will not give in 01:43
12. Act 1, Scene 5: Finale. Polka 04:22
13. Act 2, Scene 1: Beer's no doubt 05:32
14. Act 2, Scene 1: Furiant 02:11
15. Act 2, Scene 2: My mother dear said to me 02:18
16. Act 2, Scene 3 - Recitativo: You are surely bridegroom? 01:18
17. Act 2, Scene 3 - Duetto: I know a maiden fair 05:56
18. Act 2, Scene 4 - Recitativo: As I say, she's lovely 00:35
19. Act 2, Scene 4 - Duetto: Now then, my dear man 07:51
20. Act 2, Scene 4 - Recitativo: And if you renounce Mařenka 03:09
21. Act 2, Scene 5: When you find out whom you have bought a bride - Who would believe 03:35
22. Act 2, Scene 6 - Finale: Come inside, people 04:02
23. Act 3, Scene 1: I..I can't get it off my mind 04:01
24. Act 3, Scene 2: March of the comedians. Recitativo. We announce to the public 01:49
25. Act 3, Scene 2: Dance of the comedians 05:55
26. Act 3, Scene 2 - Recitativo: Oh, oh, that will be lovely! 04:07
27. Act 3, Scene 3 - Duetto: We shall make a graceful, little bear of you 01:35
28. Act 3, Scene 4 - Recitativo: Scene 3: Oh, dear me 01:01
29. Act 3, Scene 4 - Quartetto: What? He doesn't want her? 02:38
30. Act 3, Scene 4: No, no, I don't believe 04:52
31. Act 3, Scene 5: Tell...tell me what you want? 01:04
32. Act 3, Scene 5 - Sextetto: Make up your mind, Mařenka 03:14
33. Act 3, Scene 6: Oh, what a grief! 06:27
34. Act 3, Scene 7: Mařenka mine 04:08
35. Act 3, Scene 8: Well, so you are still here, my young man? 01:07
36. Act 3, Scene 8 - Terzetto: Calm down, calm down, dear 03:28
37. Act 3, Scene 9: Finale. What have you decided, Mařenka? 04:28
38. Act 3, Scene 10: Save yourselves! The bear has got loose! 00:16
39. Act 3, Scene 10 - Recitativo: D..D..Don't be afraid! 00:34
40. Act 3, Scene 10: Remember, neighbour! 02:09