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Composer of the Week

Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884)

Episode 5: Cruel Destiny

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Donald Macleod tells the story of Smetana's final years, as he lost his hearing, became unemployed and experienced marriage woes. He also wrote his most famous work, Ma Vlast. Show more

Composer of the Week

Bedrich Smetana (1824-1884)

Episode 5: Cruel Destiny

Duration: 1 hour

on BBC Radio 3

Donald Macleod tells the story of Smetana's final years, as he lost his hearing, became unemployed and experienced marriage woes. He also wrote his most famous work, Ma Vlast. Show more

BBC Radio 3

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