Something cool you might have missed: Wallenstein’s Camp by Smetana

Bedrich Smetana

Bedrich Smetana

We’re debuting a new category here at whatever the name of this blog is.  It’s called “Something cool you might have missed,” and it’s devoted to some of those pieces that may have slipped through your personal cracks (there’s a colonoscopy-related fasting for 24 hours joke in here somewhere).  I mean, everybody knows Brahms’ First or Mahler’s First Symphony, but what about Erkki Melartin’s?  It’s cool, too. There’s so much good music out there waiting to be heard, and it would be downright selfish of me not to at least point out some of the ones I happened to keep in my crack.  I needed a new metaphor exactly one paragraph ago. Continue reading

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