Bedřich Smetana (1824-1884)
1/5. Donald Macleod discusses a highly personal chamber work and Smetana's move to Gothenburg.
2/5. Smetana's romantic life.
3/5. Smetana tries to create an operatic style that was recognisably Czech
4/5. Smetana's Ma Vlast and the rebirth of a Czech culture.
5/5. Smetana's final years, when he composed Ma Vlast.