They are in a light style, intended more for use in the home than for concert performance. Thus Smetana described these two duets in which he memorialized his Bohemian homeland. It is a fact, though scarcely believable, that Smetana had by this time already been deaf for two years. The pieces were popular from the outset: Smetana was able to demand a high price for them, and even to play off several aspiring publishers against each other. The duets are not technically over-demanding, and attract by means of their joyful character and powerful melodies.
$26.95 (US) Inventory #HL 51480756 UPC: 884088178697 Publisher Code: HN756 Width: 9.25" Length: 12.25" 24 pages
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Series: Henle Music Folios