Leoš Janáček: a biography

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Orbis Pub., 1981 - Biography & Autobiography - 439 pages

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Contents

Foreword
7
Introduction
9
PART ONE 18541903
31
i Family Background
33
2 The Choirboy
40
3 First Choral Works
46
At the Prague Organ School
50
5 Back in Brno
56
28 Jenufa Victorious
223
29 The Excursions of Mr Broucek
231
30 Taras Bulba
240
PART THREE 19181928
245
31 Patriotic Motifs
247
32 The Diary of the Young Man Who Disappeared
254
33 Katya Kabanova
261
34 Adventures of the Vixen Sharp Ears 265
268

Studies in Leipzig and Vienna
67
7 First Years of Married Life
75
8 Janaieks First Opera
86
9 Interest in Folk Music
94
10 The Lachian Dances
102
Suite for Orchestra
107
12 Occasional Works
109
13 Folk Songs
112
Journey to Russia
123
15 Preludes to Jenufa
130
16 Jenufa
135
17 The First Battle for Jenufa
147
18 Sacred Music
152
PART TWO 19031918
157
19 Teacher and Theoretician
159
20 Destiny
167
21 Later Folk Songs
180
22 Social Motifs
184
23 The Fiddlers Child
190
24 Intimate Episodes
195
25 Eternal Gospel
208
26 The Violin Sonata
213
27 Womens Choruses
218
35 The Wandering Madman
284
36 The Danube
286
37 The First Quartet
291
38 Janacek at Seventy
295
39 The Makropoulos Case
311
40 Carrying the Banner
321
41 Glagolitic Mass
333
42 Defiance and Humour
344
43 The House of the Dead
353
44 Intimate Letters
364
45 At the Height of Fame
369
46 Last Holiday 576
376
APPENDIX
383
On the Interpretation of Janaceks Works
385
Catalogue of Works by LeoS Janafek
397
Works Referred to in the Text
416
Bibliography
417
Maps
422
Index
423
Index of Janaceks Works
436
Janaceks Writings Mentioned in the Text
439
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