In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- It was during this period that he wrote his most important, purely orchestral work, the tone poem 'Hero and Leander' for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
- Indeed, sketches survive of a comparatively opulent piano concerto, and of a tone poem 'Der schone Spiegel' from as late as 1928.
- The overall form of this quartet could easily be described as a chamber tone poem.
- Contemporary orchestral works are often commissioned as opening pieces for concerts, so it seems to be popular to use a variation of the Lisztian tone poem as the basic form of the piece.
- Like a Strauss tone poem, the scoring is opulent, wide-ranging, but unmistakably Czech in its harmonic language.
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