No. 4. Z ceskych luhu a haju (From Bohemia's Fields and Groves)
No. 5. Tabor
No. 6. Blanik
“The CPO brass lunge towards the main melody with unconstrained eagerness, their impact much aided by smiling glissandos. And as Talich and his players climb aboard Smetana's home-spun melody, everything assumes a sunny glow: it's almost as if the entire work thus far had prepared for that one magical moment. But there are of course countless additional splendours … expect a Ma vlast that's way above average, an inspired affirmation of national pride by a wonderful people who had only recently escaped one form of tyranny, and would subsequently fall prey to another.”
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