Janáček, Leoš (1854 – 1928)

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Date Title / Tracks Performers Parameters
1880
Zdenka Variations in B-flat for piano,
Op. 1, JW VIII/6
  1. Rudolf Firkusny
  1. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    (RCA RD60147)
    2:01, 3791, S
1921–
1923
The Cunning Little Vixen, JW I/9
  1. Act I (in Czech):
    Lucia Popp, Eva Randova, Dalibor
    Jedlicka, Eva Zigmundova, Vladimir
    Krejcik, Richard Novak, Vaclav Zitek,
    Beno Blachut, Ivana Mixova, Libuse
    Marova, Gertrude Hahn, Eva
    Hribikova, Zuzana Hudecova, Peter
    Saray, Miriam Ondraskova,
    Vienna Philharmonic, Charles Mackerras
  2. Act II (in English):
    Lillian Watson, Diana Montegue, Tom
    Allen, Gillian Knight, Robert Tear, Gwynne
    Howell, John Dobson, Elizabeth Bainbridge,
    Nicholas Folwell, Stephen Wallder, Shelley
    Nash, Piers Lawrence, Karen Shelby, Fiona
    Dobie, Ann Lorimer, Mary King, Glenys
    Groves, Pat Purcell
    Royal Opera House Chorus and Orchestra,
    Simon Rattle
  3. Act III (in Czech):
    Magdalena Hajossyova, Gabriela Benackova-
    Capova, Richard Novak, Helena Buldrova,
    Miroslav Frydlewicz, Karel Prusa, Karel Hanus,
    Drahomira Tikalova, Jaroslav Soucek, Irena
    Pillichova, Marie Koucka, Ivana Mixova,
    Jarmila Svoboda-Zilkova, Jirina Markova,
    Libuse Domaninska
    Czech Philharmonic chorus and orchestra,
    Kuhn Children's Chorus,
    Vaclav Neumann


  1. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    Act I:
    (DECCA 417 129-2)
    8:08, 15242, S
    3:08, 5875, S
    13:41, 25644, S
  2. Act II:
    (Chandos CHAN 3101(2))
    17:07, 32080, S
    6:00, 11266, S
    9:13, 17284, S
    3:09, 5912, S
  3. Act III:
    (Supraphon 10 3471-2 612)
    6:53, 12920, S
    6:36, 12364, S
    9:15, 17331, S
    8:32, 15988, S

1924
Mládí (Youth) for wind sextet,
JW VII/10
  1. Allegro
  2. Andante sostenuto
  3. Vivace
  4. Allegro animato
  1. Prague Wind Quintet
  1. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    (Supraphon 11 1354-2)
    I: 3:41, 6923, S
    II: 4:49, 9029, S
    III: 3:52, 7263, S
    IV: 4:56, 9246, S
1926 Sinfonietta, JW VI/18
  1. Allegretto (Fanfare)
  2. Andante (The Castle, Brno)
  3. Moderato (The Queen's
    Monastery, Brno)
  4. Allegretto (The Street Leading
    to the Castle)
  5. Andante con moto
    (The Town Hall, Brno)
  1. Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra,
    André Previn (conductor)
  2. Berlin Philharmonic
    Sir Charles Mackerras


     
  1. Telarc CD-80174 (1988) DDD
    I: 2:25, 3409, S
    II: 6:02, 8482, S
    III: 5:33, 7812, S
    IV: 3:07, 4397, S
    V: 6:46, 9515, S
  2. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    (unpublished concert)
    I: 2:10, 4067, S
    II: 6:10, 11562, S
    III: 5:35, 10460, S
    IV: 3:05, 5778, S
    V: 7:24, 13867, S
1926 Glagolitic Mass, JW III/9
  1. Uvod (Introduction)
  2. Gospodi Pomiluj (Kyrie)
  3. Slava (Gloria)
  4. Veruju (Credo)
  5. Svet (Sanctus)
  6. Agnece Bozij (Agnus Dei)
  7. Organ Solo
  8. Intrada
  1. Christine Brewer (soprano),
    Marietta Simpson (mezzo-soprano),
    Karl Dent (tenor), Roger Roloff (bass),
    Atlanta Symphony Orchestra & Chorus,
    Robert Shaw
  2. Helena Kaupova (soprano), Peter Straka
    (tenor), Richard Novak (bass)
    Brno Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus
    Sir Charles Mackerras
  1. Telarc CD-80287 (1991) DDD
    I: 3:04, 4312, S
    II: 3:30, 4914, S
    III: 6:22, 8948, S
    IV: 10:40, 14986, S
    V: 6:17, 8837, S
    VI: 4:36, 6475, S
    VII: 2:49, 3974, S
    VIII: 1:51, 2603, S
  2. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    (Czech Radio Recording
    5 February 2004)
    I: 2:20, 4377, S
    II: 3:36, 6750, S
    III: 6:28, 12120, S
    IV: 12:06, 22687, S
    V: 6:11, 11584, S
    VI: 4:43, 8856, S
    VIII-VIII: 4:52, 9137, S

1926 Capriccio for Piano Left-Hand and
Chamber Ensemble 'Defiance', JW VII/12
  1. Allegro
  2. Adagio
  3. Allegretto
  4. Andante
  1. Rudolf Firkusny
    Members of Bavarian Radio
    Symphony Orchestra,
    Rafael Kubelik
  1. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    (Deutsche Grammophon
    449 764-2)
    I: 4:36, 8638, S
    II: 4:53, 9152, S
    III: 3:11, 5978, S
    IV: 5:53, 11047, S
1926 Violin Concerto 'Pilgrimage of the Soul',
JW IX/10 (unfinished)
  1. Roman Patocka (violin)
    Brno Philharmonic Orchestra
    Sir Charles Mackerras
  1. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    (unpublished concert)
    12:32, 23499, S
1928
String Quartet No. 2,
'Intimate Letters', JW VII/13
  1. Andante - Con moto - Allegro
  2. Adagio - Vivace
  3. Moderato - Andante - Adagio
  4. Allegro - Andante - Adagio
  1. Skampa Quartet
  1. BBC R3 04-Jul-2004
    (Supraphon SU 3486-2 131)
    I: 5:51, 10982, S
    II: 5:31, 10342, S
    III: 5:32, 10395, S
    IV: 7:12, 13509, S

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