Leos Janacek
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1854-07-03
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Leos Janacek Biography (Wikipedia)

Leoš Janáček (, baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July 1854 – 12 August 1928) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher. He was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music to create an original, modern musical style.

Until 1895 he devoted himself mainly to folkloristic research and his early musical output was influenced by contemporaries such as Antonín Dvořák. His later, mature works incorporate his earlier studies of national folk music in a modern, highly original synthesis, first evident in the opera Jenůfa, which was premiered in 1904 in Brno. The success of Jenůfa (often called the "Moravian national opera") at Prague in 1916 gave Janáček access to the world's great opera stages. Janáček's later works are his most celebrated. They include operas such as Káťa Kabanová and The Cunning Little Vixen, the Sinfonietta, the Glagolitic Mass, the rhapsody Taras Bulba, two string quartets, and other chamber works. Along with Antonín Dvořák and Bedřich Smetana, he is considered one of the most important Czech composers.

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Vlci stopa (The wolf's trail) for soprano, female choir & piano
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Vlci stopa (The wolf's trail) for soprano, female choir & piano
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Pohadka [Fairy tale] for cello and piano [1910]
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Pohadka [Fairy tale] for cello and piano [1910]
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Moon Waltz arr Smolka (The Excursions of Mr Broucek Suite)
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Moon Waltz arr Smolka (The Excursions of Mr Broucek Suite)
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The Excursions of Mr Broucek Suite: no.5 Those Who are the Warriors of God
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The Excursions of Mr Broucek Suite: no.5 Those Who are the Warriors of God
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Violin Sonata
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Violin Sonata
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The Queen's Monastery, Brno (Sinfonietta)
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The Queen's Monastery, Brno (Sinfonietta)
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The Street Leading to the Castle (Sinfonietta)
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The Street Leading to the Castle (Sinfonietta)
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Taras Bulba (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
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Taras Bulba (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
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Otcenas (The Lord's Prayer)
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Otcenas (The Lord's Prayer)
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Jealousy (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
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Jealousy (BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus 2016-17 season)
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Glagolitic mass
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Glagolitic mass
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Česká legie
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Česká legie
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Suite, Cunning Little Vixen
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Suite, Cunning Little Vixen
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In the Mists (No 4)
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In the Mists (No 4)
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3rd Mvt, Sinfonietta
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3rd Mvt, Sinfonietta
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String Quartet No.2 'Listy duverne' (Intimate letters)
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String Quartet No.2 'Listy duverne' (Intimate letters)
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Mladi
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Mladi
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The Cunning Little Vixen Suite - No 1
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The Cunning Little Vixen Suite - No 1
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String Quartet no. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" - IV. Con moto - Piu mosso
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String Quartet no. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata" - IV. Con moto - Piu mosso
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They Chattered Like Swallows (from On an Overgrown Path)
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They Chattered Like Swallows (from On an Overgrown Path)
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Marycka Magdonova
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Marycka Magdonova
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In The Mists: No. 1
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In The Mists: No. 1
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The Barn Owl Has Not Flown Away
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The Barn Owl Has Not Flown Away
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On the Overgrown Path, Series 1: excerpt
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On the Overgrown Path, Series 1: excerpt
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