Hradcany Songs
Cycle for women's choir on text by F. S. Procházka
by Leos Janacek
Women's Choir - Sheet Music

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Cycle for women's choir on text by F. S. Proch√°zka. Composed by Leos Janacek. Czech title: Hrad anske pisni ky (cyklus zenskych sboro na slova Frantiaka Serafina Prochazky). Classical. Choral score. With Publication language: Czech/German/English. Editio Baerenreiter Praha #H04248. Published by Editio Baerenreiter Praha (PA.H04248).

ISBN 9790260106437. 27.7 x 19.8 cm inches.

The first two months of 1916, during wartime, was the only period during which Janacek wrote for female voices alone, thus responding to the situation of the time when the majority of men had to leave to fight in the war. For the recently established Moravian Female Teachers' Choral Association he wrote, among others, settings of three patriotic poems by Frantisek Serafin Prochazka: Golden Lane (Zlata ulicka), The Weeping Fountain (Placici fontana) and Belvedere (Belveder). They were published under the title Hradcany Songs. The score contains a preface in three languages (Cz./Ger./Eng.).