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Hradcany Songs

Cycle on text by F. S. Prochazka

By Leos Janacek

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Cycle on text by F. S. Prochazka. Composed by Leos Janacek (1854-1928). 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).

Item Number: PA.H04248

ISBN 9790260106437. 27.7 x 19.8 cm inches.

The first two months of 1916, during wartime, was theonly period during which Janacek wrotefor female voices alone, thus responding to the situation of the time when themajority of menhad to leave to fight in the war. For the recently established Moravian FemaleTeachers' ChoralAssociation he wrote, among others, settings of three patriotic poems byFrantisek SerafinProchazka: Golden Lane (Zlata ulicka), The Weeping Fountain (Placici fontana)and Belvedere(Belveder). They were published under the title Hradcany Songs. The scorecontains a prefacein three languages (Cz./Ger./Eng.).

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