Má vlast (including Vltava)
Bedrich Smetana

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Up 1. Smetana is a Hall of Fame One Hit Wonder.

Smetana undoubtedly composed some of the finest symphonic poems with his set entitled Má vlast. At over an hour long, Má vlast is a mighty work, comprising six poems in total; but its popularity is due mainly to the second one, Vltava a beautiful, evocative musical painting of the rolling river that passes through the city of Prague.