JanŠček's Works: A Catalogue of the Music and Writings of Leoš JanŠček

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Clarendon Press, 1997 - Music - 522 pages
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LeosJanacek (1854--1928) is one of the few great opera composers of the twentieth century; his operas, orchestral, chamber, and vocal works are all part of the international repertory. This catalogue is by far the most comprehensive to appear in any language, with up-to-date and reliableinformation on all his works. Each entry provides detailed information on date of composition (and shows on what basis dating has been arrived at); source of text or programme; performing forces; duration; manuscripts and their locations; publication (a complete listing); performances andproductions; dedication; literature. A special feature is the explanation of terms which may be unfamiliar to the western reader such as 'Glagolitic', 'Varyto', 'Lachian', and 'Indian Club Swinging'. This catalogue is also the first to include a complete, annotated list of the composer's variedand extensive writings.
 

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Contents

Arrangements and transcriptions
331
Writings compiled by Theodora Strakovd
355
Glossary of Moravian Dances
447
Timeline of Jandceks compositions
456
Bibliography
467
Index of compositions
483
General index
497
Index of writings
511
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Nigel Simeone is at Nottingham University. John Tyrrell is at University of Nottingham.

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