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Bedrich Smetana (1824–1884)

A musical prodigy, Smetana was encouraged and trained by his father. His move to Prague in 1843 was disheartening when he was unable to generate interest in his abilities; however, he did form a friendship with Liszt, and dedicated several of his works to him. He opened a music school and performed privately for deposed Emperor Ferdinand, and by ... See full bio »

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Sneakers Soundtrack
Man on the Moon Soundtrack
The Tree of Life Soundtrack


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 2018 Wraith of the Umbra and Eidolon (music: "Ma vlast - Vltava") / (writer: "Ma vlast - Vltava")
 2018 The Heart Dances - the journey of The Piano: the ballet (Documentary) (music: "Pensée Fugitive", "Má Vlast, JB1:112: 2. Vltava")
 2016 Amanda Knox (Documentary) (writer: "String Quartet No. 1 in E Minor")
 2015/I The Looking Glass (as Smetana, "Moldau")
 2014 Mozart in the Jungle (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- You Have Insulted Tchaikovsky (2014) ... (writer: "String Quartet No.1 E minor, I. Allegro vivo apassionato")
 2014 Gotham (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- The Mask (2014) ... (writer: "Dalibor. Opera in 3 Acts: Act III, Scene IV, Let so it be!" - uncredited)
 2014 Brows Held High (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Richard III (2014) ... (writer: "Richard III")
 2013 Im Kreis der Anderen (writer: "Die Moldau" - as Friedrich Smetana)
 2013 Ceský zurnál (TV Series documentary) (music - 1 episode)
- Svobodu pro Smetanu! (2013) ... (music: "Má vlast: Vltava" - uncredited)
 2013 Estrella fugaz (Short) (music: "Ma Vlast")
 2012 Soukromý vesmír (Documentary) (music: "Vltava")
 2011 The Tree of Life (writer: "My Country - Vltava (The Moldau)")
 2010-2011 Edición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) (writer - 2 episodes)
- Especial redoblajes (2011) ... (writer: "MÁ VLAST, CYCLE OF 6 SYMPHONIC POEMS")
- Especial Scope (2010) ... (writer: "Má Vlast, cycle of 6 symphonic poems" - uncredited)
 2010 Durch die Nacht mit... (TV Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Juliette Lewis und Crispin Glover (2010) ... (writer: "Ma Vlast: Movement 4 - Z ceskych luhu a haju (My Fatherland, My Country)")
 2010 Jeopardy! (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #26.137 (2010) ... (writer: "Overture to 'The Bartered Bride'" - as Smetana)
 2009 Keiji ichidai: Hiratsuka Hachibei no Shôwa jiken shi (TV Series) (writer: "The Moldau")
 2008 Robinson Crusoe: The Great Blitzkrieg (Video) (writer: "Moldau River" - as Smetana)
 2007 It Is Fine! Everything Is Fine. (writer: "Ma Vlast: Movement 4 - Z ceskych luhu a haju (My Fatherland, My Country)")
 2006 Kotsch (writer: "Die Moldau")
 2003 Processen (Documentary short) (writer: "Polka" from "The Bartered Bride" - as B. Smetana)
 2002 Los 5 Faust de F.W. Murnau (Video documentary) (writer: "Dreams - Consolation" - uncredited)
 2002 Last Dance (Documentary) ("Má Vlast")
 2000 Little Go Beep (Short) (music: "The Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1999 Man on the Moon (writer: "Bartered Bride Overture" (1866))
 1996 The People vs. Larry Flynt (writer: "Fanfare and March")
 1996 Kolya (music: "My Country: Tabor")
 1995 Operation Dumbo Drop (writer: "THE BARTERED BRIDE")
 1995 The Ren & Stimpy Show (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Ol' Blue Nose/Stupid Sidekick Union (1995) ... (music: "Dalibor Act Three Scene 4" - uncredited)
 1994 Chariots of Fur (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1993 Animaniacs (TV Series) (music - 2 episodes)
- Draculee, Draculaa/Phranken-Runt (1993) ... (music: "Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
- The Warner's Lot Song/The Big Candy Store/Bumbie's Mom (1993) ... (music: "The Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1992 Taz-Mania (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Kee Wee Cornered/But, Is It Taz? (1992) ... (music: "Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
- Hypnotazed/Mum's n' Taz's (1992) ... (music: "Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
- Tazmania's Funniest Home Videos/Bottle Cap Blues (1992) ... (music: "Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
- Tazmanian Lullaby/Deer Taz/A Bonus Taz Moment (1992) ... (music: "Bartered Bride - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1990-1992 Tiny Toon Adventures (TV Series) (music - 4 episodes)
- Music Day (1992) ... (music: "Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
- Grandma's Dead (1992) ... (music: "Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
- Thirteensomething (1992) ... (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
- Psychic Fun-omenon Day (1990) ... (music: "Bartered Bride Overture - Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1992 Sneakers (writer: "String Quartet #1 In E Minor 'From My Life'")
 1992 Nový Hyperion aneb Volnost, rovnost, bratrství (Documentary) (music: "Dalibor")
 1992 Tiny Toon Adventures: How I Spent My Vacation (Video) (music: "Má vlast: Vltava (Die Moldau)" - uncredited)
 1991 L'année de l'éveil (writer: "Trio en sol mineur - Finale: presto", "Sunrise")
 1991 Muj prítel d'Artagnan (music: "Proc bychom se netesili")
 1984 Zámek Nekonecno (writer: "Vltava")
 1981 Evzen mezi nami (writer: "Proc bychom se netesili")
 1980 Bugs Bunny's Bustin' Out All Over (TV Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1980 Soup or Sonic (TV Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1980 Hollywood (TV Mini-Series documentary) (writer - 1 episode)
- Autocrats (1980) ... (writer: "The Moldau" - uncredited)
 1979 Hodinárova svatební cesta korálovým morem (writer: "Vltava (Moldau)", "The Bartered Bride Overture")
 1974 El amor del capitán Brando (writer: "Vltava" (or "The Moldau" in German))
 1974 Beautiful People (Documentary) (writer: "Die Moldau" - as Smetana)
 1973 Otevrený kruh (TV Movie) (music: "Verné milování")
 1973 Come Out Fighting (music: "My Country" - as Smetana)
 1970 Svatej z Krejcárku (music: "Symfonická básen Vltava z cyklu: Má vlast")
 1970 Zabil jsem Einsteina, panove (writer: "Proc bychom se netesili")
 1969 Paul (writer: "My Country -Vltava (The Moldau)" - uncredited)
 1964 New York Philharmonic Young People's Concerts (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Farewell to Nationalism (1964) ... (music: "The Moldau")
 1959 Hot-Rod and Reel! (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1957 Zoom and Bored (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1957 Piker's Peak (Short) (music: "The Bartered Bride - Opening Chorus" - uncredited)
 1956 Gee Whiz-z-z-z-z-z-z (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1955 Speedy Gonzales (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1955 Ready.. Set.. Zoom! (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1953 Man on a Tightrope (music: "The Moldau" - uncredited)
 1952 Going! Going! Gosh! (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1952 Beep, Beep (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1952 Kiddin' the Kitten (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1950 The Scarlet Pumpernickel (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1949 Fast and Furry-ous (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1949 Ontario: 'Land of Lakes' (Documentary short) (music: "Excerpt from 'Má vlast'" - uncredited)
 1948 Mouse Cleaning (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1948 Kit for Cat (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1948 The Search (music: "Vltava (Moldau)" (1874) - uncredited)
 1947 Rehearsal: The Telephone Hour (Short) (music: "Overture to 'The Bartered Bride'" (excerpt))
 1947 The Unfinished Dance (writer: "Prodaná neveta(The Bartered Bride)")
 1946 The Hick Chick (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians")
 1945 Hare Conditioned (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1944 Barney Bear's 'Polar Pest' (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1944 Lake Placid Serenade (music: "The Moldau" - uncredited)
 1944 Batty Baseball (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1944 Voice in the Wind (writer: "Vltava from 'Má vlast'" - uncredited)
 1943 Hangmen Also Die! (music: "Vltava" (The Moldau) - uncredited)
 1943 Confusions of a Nutzy Spy (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1942 Die goldene Stadt (writer: "Die verkaufte Braut" (The Bartered Bride))
 1942 The Ducktators (Short) (music: "Dance of the Comedians" - uncredited)
 1942 Muzi nestárnou (music: "Znám jednu dívku", "Proc bychom se netesili")
 1938 Cestou krízovou (music: "Proc bychom se netesili", "Znám jednu dívku")
 1938 Sol över Sverige (music: "Vltava")
 1934 Pokusení paní Antonie (music: "Ma duse z raje vyhnaná")
 1934 Strike! (music: "The Moldau" - uncredited)
 1933 Song of the Lark (music: "Skrivanci pisen")
 1933 Halta Lena och vindögde Per (writer: "Má vlast. Vltava")
 1931 Ze soboty na nedeli (music: "Proc bychom se netesili (from opera The Bartered Bride)")
 1931 Tabu: A Story of the South Seas (writer: "Symphony 'Má vlast'" (1874-79) - uncredited)
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