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Giacomo Puccini:

Bohemian Music

Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème is about struggling artists in Paris. Its title means “the bohemian lifestyle.” But Bohemia isn’t in France; it’s in the Czech Republic. Other composers such as Antonin Dvorak, Bedrich Smetana, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Jules Massenet, were also inspired by this part of the world, using its music and describing its beautiful countryside in their works.

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This Week's Quiz

Bohemia is in

 France

 The Czech Republic

 Germany

 Italy

Which opera title by Puccini means the Bohemian lifestyle?

 Turandot

 La Boheme

 Tosca

 Le Villi

Which Broadway musical has the same plot as La Boheme?

 Rent

 Aida

 The Lion King

 The Sound of Music

Classics For Kids

Our Shows

Giacomo Puccini:

Bohemian Music

Giacomo Puccini’s opera La Bohème is about struggling artists in Paris. Its title means “the bohemian lifestyle.” But Bohemia isn’t in France; it’s in the Czech Republic. Other composers such as Antonin Dvorak, Bedrich Smetana, Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov and Jules Massenet, were also inspired by this part of the world, using its music and describing its beautiful countryside in their works.

Music heard in this episode:

Learn more about Giacomo Puccini

Classics For Kids


This Week's Quiz

Bohemia is in

 France

 The Czech Republic

 Germany

 Italy

Which opera title by Puccini means the Bohemian lifestyle?

 Turandot

 La Boheme

 Tosca

 Le Villi

Which Broadway musical has the same plot as La Boheme?

 Rent

 Aida

 The Lion King

 The Sound of Music

 

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