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 Offer,Smetana: The Bartered Bride

Susan Gritton (Ma¡renka), Yvette Bonner (Esmeralda), Yvonne Howard (Ludmila), Diana Montague (Háta), Paul Charles Clarke (Jeník), Robin Leggate (Ringmaster), Timothy Robinson (Va¡sek), Neal Davies (Kru¡sina), Geoffrey Moses (Mícha), Peter Rose (Kecal) & Kit Hesketh-Harvey (Indian)

Philharmonia...

By almost any reckoning, this is the most popular of Czech operas, in the repertory of almost every opera house, so it is astonishing how few recordings have appeared in recent years; Košler's... More…

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Smetana: The Bartered Bride

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  • Royal Opera House Chorus, Covent Garden, Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Sir Charles Mackerras
  • Paul Charles Clarke (tenor), Susan Gritton (soprano), Neal Davies (baritone), Diana Montague (mezzo-soprano), Robin Leggate (tenor), Peter Rose (bass), Yvonne Howard (mezzo-soprano), Timothy Robinson (tenor), Yvette Bonner (soprano), Geoffrey Moses (bass), Kit Hesketh-Harvey (vocals), Louis Hill (vocals), Ravi Shar (vocals)

Overture

6:29
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Act I Scene 1: Time at last for celebration (Chorus)

4:36
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Act I Scene 1: Why do you look so downcast (Jenik, Marenka, Chorus)

3:27
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Act I Scene 2: Jenik, what will happen if Mother's right? (Marenka, Jenik)

1:18
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Act I Scene 2: Promise me that you would never (Marenka)

3:34
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Act I Scene 2: Is it so unfair to want to know (Marenka, Jenik)

0:53
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Act I Scene 2: Such a mother is a blessing (Jenik, Marenka)

2:25
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Act I Scene 2: Faithful love I vow to you (Marenka, Jenik)

3:44
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Act I Scene 3: Every detail has been sorted (Kecal, Krusina, Ludmila)

5:05
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Act I Scene 3: Hold it! Are we not forgetting (Krusina, Kecal, Ludmila)

0:59
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Act I Scene 3: Well, as I told you, he's kind and he's gentle (Kecal, Ludmila, Krusina)

3:57
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Act I Scene 4: Look! She's coming! (Kecal, Ludmila, Krusina, Marenka)

4:51
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Act I Scene 4: Fine then, say what you will (Marenka, Krusina, Ludmila, Kecal)

1:54
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Act I Scene 5: Introduction: Polka - Take your partners for the polka (Chorus)

4:40
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Act II Scene 1: So charge the glasses, lads (Chorus, Jenik, Kecal)

5:04
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Act II Scene 1: Furiant

2:18
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Act II Scene 2: Ma …Ma …My mamma said (Vasek)

2:18
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Act II Scene 3: Don't say you're the boy (Marenka, Vasek)

1:28
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Act II Scene 3: I know there's a girl for you (Marenka, Vasek)

6:03
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Act II Scene 4: I have plenty of others (Kecal, Jenik)

0:48
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Act II Scene 4: Just a word or two, my friend (Kecal, Jenik, Chorus)

2:39
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Act II Scene 4: Time and time again I encounter men (Kecal, Jenik)

3:32
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Act II Scene 4: Think what it's worth, lad (Kecal, Jenik)

2:03
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Act II Scene 4: You'll go home to Moravia? (Kecal, Jenik)

3:33
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Act II Scene 5: Ah, my friend! Once you learn (Kecal)

3:50
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Act II Scene 6: Come now everyone, gather round (Kecal, Chorus, Jenik, Krusina)

4:25
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Act III Scene 1: I'm near now to despairing (Vasek)

4:01
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Act III Scene 2: Roll up! Roll up ladies and gentlemen! (Ringmaster)

2:44
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Act III Scene 2: Ballet

6:01
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Act III Scene 2: Oh, it looks so lovely! (Vasek, Esmeralda, Indian, Ringmaster)

4:52
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Act III Scene 2: Mother doesn't matter, Mother wouldn't care! (Esmeralda, Ringmaster)

1:44
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Act III Scene 3: Oh, I don't understand it! (Vasek, Hasek, Kecal, Micha)

0:56
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Act III Scene 3: What? Dare he? Would he? You do what? (Hata, Micha, Kecal, Vasek)

2:43
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Act III Scene 4: No! I don't believe you! (Marenka, Krusina, Kecal, Ludmila, Hata, Micha)

4:58
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Act III Scene 5: Oh, Vasek! Don't run away! (Kecal, Vasek, Ludmila, Hata, Krusina, Micha)

1:14
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Act III Scene 5: Think it over, Marenka, think it through (Ludmila, Hata, Krusina, Kecal, Micha, Marenka)

3:18
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Act III Scene 6: Oh, but the pain! The burning pain! (Marenka)

1:49
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Act III Scene 6: We dreamed upon a moonlit night (Marenka)

4:33
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Act III Scene 7: Marenka mine, Marenka mine! (Jenik, Marenka)

4:31
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Act III Scene 8: So then, young man (Kecal, Marenka, Jenik)

1:18
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Act III Scene 8: Be calm, oh my love (Jenik, Marenka, Kecal)

3:36
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Act III Scene 9: Tell us, Marenka, it's all up to you (Chorus, Marenka, Jenik)

1:11
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Act III Scene 9: It's Jenik! What's he doing here? (Hata, Micha, Jenik, Kecal, Marenka, Ludmila, Krusina)

3:39
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Act III Scene 10: Everybody get out of the way! (2 boys, Vasek, Hata, Krusina, Ludmila, Micha, Marenka, Jenik, Chorus)

3:10
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