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Music 15 Music Appreciation Week Seven Czech Nationalism and Opera 0 Nationalism the belief that a people who share a common language history and culture should constitute an independent nation free of foreign domination 0 A desire for independence from AustroHungarian Empire 0 Two Regions Bohemia and Moravia 0 Return to Czech language 0 Creation of a national culture Nationalism and Music 0 Two ways music can be national 0 Sound like the music of the nation 0 Depict scenery or events from that nation 0 Opera is a key genre for nationalism 0 Message gets to large groups all at once In the vernacular No need for literacy higher education Remember need to create a Czech national culture music OOOO Czechs targeted opera as a nationalist project I Fundraised for a national opera theater I Narod sobe the nation for itself I Held a contest to create the first Czech opera 0 Smetana won Badrich Smetana 0 Czech 0 Grew up during a time of nationalism 0 Wrote Czech music 0 Often using folklike melodies 0 Traditional Czech dance 0 Known for 0 Czech operas o Symphonic poems o Died of Syphilis went deaf 0 The Bartered Bride 0 Premiered 1866 final version 1870 o Libretto Karel Sabina Additions included nationalistic dance movement Became most popular Czech opera I Archetypal village opera opera that takes place in Czech village 0 Excerpt I To piveoko I Nationalism Beer I Ends with nationalist dance furiant Antonin Dvorak 1841 1904 0 Czech composer and violist 0 Wrote in many genres 0 Best known for o 9 symphonies o Cello concerto o Symphonic poems and other orchestral works 0 Also wrote 11 operas not very well known 0 Internationally famous as a nationalist composer o Brahms hooked him up 0 Dvorak and Opera 0 Considered himself primarily a composer of opera 0 Wrote 11 operas throughout his career 0 Some are traditional Mozart recitative and arias 0 Others are in uenced by Wagner continuous music 0 Dvorak Rusalka 0 Based on a folk story found in many cultures 0 Water nymph longs to be human v sound familiar I Little mermaid 0 Shows Wagnerian in uence I Continuous music I System of motives I Harmonic language The only one of Dvorak s operas regularly performed outside the Czech Republic 0 Excerpt song to the moon I Masioku nah nebi kduboken I Rusalka s Act 1 Aria I Asking the moon to tell her beloved that she loves him 0 0 Analogous to part of your world I Harp represents the moon Antonin Dvorak 1842 1904 0 Dvorak in America 1892 and 1894 1895 0 Hired to teach American students to write national music 0 Many of his most famous works written here 0 Concerto a multimovement work for orchestra featuring a soloist 0 Dvorak Cello Concerto o First draft written 1894 95 in America revised ending in Bohemia 0 Only surviving cello concerto o Possible connection to sister in law o Movement 1 I First movement concerto form sonata form with soloist Genre symphonic poem a one movement work for orchestra that tells a story 0 Program the story provided by the composer Smetana Ma vlast 0 Cycle of 6 symphonic poems 0 Nationalistic depicts 0 Composed 1874 1879 0 Don t need to know I Castle in Prague I River in Prague I Warrior maiden I Bohemia s Meadows and forests I City in Bohemia I Czech mountain 0 Vltava 2nd Smetana Die Moldau o Symphonic poem Musical depiction of various Czech themed scenes along the river Two streams River Hunting Scene Peasant dance Nymphs OOOOOOO More river
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