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Janácek: Idyll, Suite, Sinfonietta, Etc / Rose, Belohlávek


Release Date: 05/18/1999 
Label:  Chandos   Catalog #: 2407   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Gregory RoseJiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Jupiter OrchestraCzech Philharmonic Orchestra
Number of Discs: 2 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 2 Hours 16 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 26 May & 22-23 July 1992 (Idyll & Suite for Strings) Recorded in: Smetana Hall, Prague 3-6 June 1990 (Sinfonietta) Recorded in: Spanish Hall, Prague Castle 22 June 1991 (Overture: Jealousy) & 10-11 March 1992 (The Fiddler's Child); 3-4 February 1991 (Suite: The Cunning Little Vixen & Taras Bulba) Producer(s) Nicholas Parker (Idyll & Suite for Strings) Brian Couzens (Sinfonietta & The Fiddler's Child) Ralph Couzens (other works) Sound Engineer(s) Tim Handley & Adrian Hunter (Idyll & Suite for Strings) Ralph Couzens (Sinfonietta) Richard Lee (Sinfonietta) Ben Connellan (other works) Philip Couzens (Assistant) Richard Smoker (Assistant) Recorded in: Blackheath Halls, London 26 May & 22-23 July 1992 (Idyll & Suite for Strings) Recorded in: Smetana Hall, Prague 3-6 June 1990 (Sinfonietta) Recorded in: Spanish Hall, Prague Castle 22 June 1991 (Overture: Jealousy) & 10-11 March 1992 (The Fiddler's Child); 3-4 February 1991 (Suite: The Cunning Little Vixen & Taras Bulba) Producer(s) Nicholas Parker (Idyll & Suite for Strings) Brian Couzens (Sinfonietta & The Fiddler's Child) Ralph Couzens (other works) Sound Engineer(s) Tim Handley & Adrian Hunter (Idyll & Suite for Strings) Ralph Couzens (Sinfonietta) Richard Lee (Sinfonietta) Ben Connellan (other works) Philip Couzens (Assistant) Richard Smoker (Assistant) Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Idyll for Strings by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Gregory Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Jupiter Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1878; Brno, Czech Republic 
2. Suite for Strings by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Gregory Rose
Orchestra/Ensemble:  London Jupiter Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1877; Brno, Czech Republic 
3. Sinfonietta by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Brno, Czech Republic 
4. Jealousy by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1894; Brno, Czech Republic 
5. The Fiddler's Child by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1912; Brno, Czech Republic 
6. The Cunning Little Vixen: Suite by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1921-1923; Brno, Czech Republic 
Notes: Arranged: V. Talich 
7. Taras Bulba by Leos Janácek
Conductor:  Jiri Belohlávek
Orchestra/Ensemble:  Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1915-1918; Brno, Czech Republic 

Sound Samples

Idylla (Idyll), JW VI/3: I. Andante
Idylla (Idyll), JW VI/3: II. Allegro - Moderato - Tempo I
Idylla (Idyll), JW VI/3: III. Moderato - Con moto - Tempo I
Idylla (Idyll), JW VI/3: IV. Allegro
Idylla (Idyll), JW VI/3: V. Adagio - Presto - Tempo I
Idylla (Idyll), JW VI/3: VI. Scherzo and Trio
Idylla (Idyll), JW VI/3: VII. Moderato
Suite, JW VI/2: I. Moderato
Suite, JW VI/2: II. Adagio
Suite, JW VI/2: III. Andante con moto -
Suite, JW VI/2: IV. Presto - Andante - Presto
Suite, JW VI/2: V. Adagio
Suite, JW VI/2: VI. Andante
Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: I. Allegretto
Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: II. Andante
Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: III. Moderato
Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: IV. Allegretto
Sinfonietta, JW VI/18: V. Andante con moto
Zarlivost (Jealousy), JW VI/10
Sumarovo dite (The Fiddler's Child), JW VI/14
The Cunning Little Vixen Suite, JW I/9 (arr. V. Talich): I. Andante
The Cunning Little Vixen Suite, JW I/9 (arr. V. Talich): II. Andante
Taras Bulba, JW VI/15 [use]: I. Death of Andrei
Taras Bulba, JW VI/15 [use]: II. Death of Ostap
Taras Bulba, JW VI/15 [use]: III. Prophecy and Death of Taras Bulba

Customer Reviews

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 So Much Music! January 30, 2014 By bess holloway (Boulder, CO) See All My Reviews "I'm pleased to find that this set is still available in original form--so many other sets I know have been pulled apart and now cost twice as much. It was through these works that I came to appreciate the unique genius of Janacek. Buy it in a heartbeat!" Report Abuse
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