2 CD / Supraphon / 2007-10-26Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Spalícek (The Chap-Book), ballet, H. 214; The Spectre's Bride (Svatebni kosile), ballad for soloists, chorus & orchestra (originally part of S; Dandelion Romance, H 364; Petrkl...
Performers: Bogunia, Stanislav; Cejkova, Milada; Horacek, Pavel; Kopp, Miroslav; Kratochvilova, Anna; Markova, Jirina; Messiereur, Petr; Novak, Richard
Conductors: Jilek, Frantisek; Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: ; Prague Symphony Orchestra
The common thread joining all these pieces is Martinu's homesickness, his love for his homeland and its folk traditions. The first version of 'Spalicek' ("a...continue...
1 CD / Supraphon / 2007-05-25Works: Bohuslav Martinu: Epic of Gilgamesh
Performers: Machotkova, Marcela; Prusa, Karel; Zahradnicek, Jiri; Zitek, Vaclav
Conductors: Belohlávek, Jirí
Ensemble: Prague Symphony Orchestra
Jiri Belohlavek is a world-renowned conductor of the works of Bohuslav Martinu, including the symphonic, operatic, oratorio and cantata literature. Martinu's oratorio The Epic of...continue...