Leos Janáček

Born 3 July 1854. Died 12 August 1928
Leos Janáček
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1854-07-03
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Leos Janáček

Leos Janáček Biography (Wikipedia)

Leoš Janáček ( (listen), 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. While 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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Youth (1st mvt)
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Youth (1st mvt)

Youth (1st mvt)

Ensemble
Chamber Orchestra of Europe Wind Soloists
Leos Janáček
Pohadka (2nd mvt)
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Pohadka (2nd mvt)
Leos Janáček
Sinfonietta: 5th movement; Allegro
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Sinfonietta: 5th movement; Allegro
Leos Janáček
String Quartet no. 2 "Intimate letters", iii Moderato
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String Quartet no. 2 "Intimate letters", iii Moderato
Leos Janáček
Adagio II
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Adagio II
Leos Janáček
Saw dance (Lachian dances)
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Saw dance (Lachian dances)
Leos Janáček
Sinfonietta (Sokol Fanfare)
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Sinfonietta (Sokol Fanfare)
Leos Janáček
The Cunning Little Vixen, JW I/9, Act III: Nos. 3 & 4
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The Cunning Little Vixen, JW I/9, Act III: Nos. 3 & 4

The Cunning Little Vixen, JW I/9, Act III: Nos. 3 & 4

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Louise Alder
Jenny Carlstedt
Sebastian Geyer
Lilli Trosien
Choir
Frankfurt Opera Children's Chorus
Chor der Oper Frankfurt
Orchestra
Frankfurter Opern- und Museumsorchester
Leos Janáček
In the Mists
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In the Mists
Leos Janáček
String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters" iii) Moderato - Andante - Adagio
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String Quartet No. 2, "Intimate Letters" iii) Moderato - Andante - Adagio
Leos Janáček
On an Overgrown Path (A Blown-Away Leaf)
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On an Overgrown Path (A Blown-Away Leaf)
Leos Janáček
To jste si vymyslily peknou vec!
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To jste si vymyslily peknou vec!
Leos Janáček
Katya Kabanova (Prelude)
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Katya Kabanova (Prelude)
Leos Janáček
Katya Kabanova - duet, Act 2
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Katya Kabanova - duet, Act 2
Leos Janáček
Lachian Dances
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Lachian Dances
Leos Janáček
Moon Waltz arr Smolka (The Excursions of Mr Broucek Suite)
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Moon Waltz arr Smolka (The Excursions of Mr Broucek Suite)
Leos Janáček
Violin Sonata
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Violin Sonata

Violin Sonata

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Erik Heide
Martin Qvist Hansen
Leos Janáček
Suite for Orchestra (Op.3)
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Suite for Orchestra (Op.3)

Suite for Orchestra (Op.3)

Orchestra
Bratislava Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
Leos Janáček
The Cunning Little Vixen: excerpt from Act I
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The Cunning Little Vixen: excerpt from Act I
Leos Janáček
Mladi
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Mladi
Leos Janáček
Pohadka
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Pohadka
Leos Janáček
Sinfonietta
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Sinfonietta
Leos Janáček
Glagolitic Mass
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Glagolitic Mass
Leos Janáček
Taras Bulba - rhapsody for orchestra
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Taras Bulba - rhapsody for orchestra
Leos Janáček
Mladi (Youth Suite); 3rd mvt, Vivace
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Mladi (Youth Suite); 3rd mvt, Vivace
Leos Janáček
The fiddler's child (Sumarovo dite) - ballad for orchestra
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The fiddler's child (Sumarovo dite) - ballad for orchestra
Leos Janáček
On an Overgrown Path, Book 2 (No 5)
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On an Overgrown Path, Book 2 (No 5)
Leos Janáček
Violin Sonata
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Violin Sonata
Leos Janáček
The Cunning Little Vixen Suite (2nd mvt)
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The Cunning Little Vixen Suite (2nd mvt)
Leos Janáček
String Quartet no 1 "The Kreutzer Sonata"
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String Quartet no 1 "The Kreutzer Sonata"
Leos Janáček
Celadensky (Lachian Dances)
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Celadensky (Lachian Dances)
Leos Janáček
Sinfonietta
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Sinfonietta
Leos Janáček
On an Overgrown Path, Book 1 (No 10, 'The Little Owl has not Flown')
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On an Overgrown Path, Book 1 (No 10, 'The Little Owl has not Flown')
Leos Janáček
Mládí (Youth)
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Mládí (Youth)
Leos Janáček
Sinfonietta (1st mvt)
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Sinfonietta (1st mvt)
Leos Janáček
Sonata for violin and piano
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Sonata for violin and piano
Leos Janáček
Mladi (Youth)
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Mladi (Youth)

Mladi (Youth)

Ensemble
Chamber Orchestra of Europe Wind Soloists
Leos Janáček
String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata"
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String Quartet No. 1 "Kreutzer Sonata"
Leos Janáček
Violin Sonata (Con moto; Ballade [Con moto]; Allegretto; Adagio)
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Violin Sonata (Con moto; Ballade [Con moto]; Allegretto; Adagio)
Leos Janáček
The Fiddler's Child
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The Fiddler's Child
Leos Janáček
Narodil se Kristus Pan (Christ the Lord is born)
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Narodil se Kristus Pan (Christ the Lord is born)
Leos Janáček
On an Overgrown Path, Bk.1 (Our Evenings)
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On an Overgrown Path, Bk.1 (Our Evenings)
Leos Janáček
In the Mists; 1. Andante
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In the Mists; 1. Andante
Leos Janáček
The Town Hall, Brno (Sinfonietta)
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The Town Hall, Brno (Sinfonietta)
Leos Janáček
The Excursions of Mr Broucek: No 2, Moon Waltz
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The Excursions of Mr Broucek: No 2, Moon Waltz
Leos Janáček
Sinfonietta - 5th movement, The Town Hall
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Sinfonietta - 5th movement, The Town Hall
Leos Janáček
String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)
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String Quartet No 2 (Intimate Letters)
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