1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-09-12Works: Leos Janácek: Idyll for Strings; Mládí (Youth), suite for wind sextet, JW 7/10; Suite for string orchestra, JW 6/2
Performers: Beckett, Edward; Jennings, Anthony; Messiter, Malcolm; Pike, Anthony; Skinner, Richard [Bassoon]; Taylor, Derek
Conductors: Pople, Ross
Ensemble: London Festival Orchestra
In a colorfully pained peasant trunk, Leos Janacek's pupil Bfietislav Bakala discovered the long-forgotten earliest orchestral works of his teacher: the 'Suite for Strings' (around...continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2006-03-14Works: Leos Janácek: Taras Bulba; From the House of the Dead- Suite; Ballad of Blaník (Ballada blanická), symphonic poem for orchestra, JW 6/16
Conductors: Arming, Christian
Ensemble: Ostrava Janácek Philharmonic Orchestra
The orchestral work Taras Bulba describes in music the fate of the Cossack leader Taras Bulba as it is told in Nicolai Gogol's patriotic novella....continue...
1 CD / Arte Nova / 2005-09-13Works: Leos Janácek: Sinfonietta; Concerto for Violin ("Putování dusicky," "Pilgrimage of the Soul"), JW 9/10 (fragments completed by; The Cunning Little Vixen, suite for orchestra (arranged ...
Conductors: Neumann, Václav
Janacek first achieved worldwide fame with his 'Sinfonietta' of 1926, written when he was already 72 years old. Its brilliant, tuneful originality has enabled it...continue...