Janácek's Works: A Catalogue Of The Music And Writings Of Leos Janácek
Janácek's Works: A Catalogue of the Music and Writings of Leos Janácek
This is the fullest catalogue in any language of the works of the great Czech composer Leo%s Janá%cek. The entry for each work includes detailed information on date of composition, source of texts, performing forces, duration, manuscript locations, publication, performances and production, dedication, and literature. The catalogue also includes a complete annotated edition of the composer's writings.
`This new, much-needed Janacek catalog, superseding a number of useful if less than comprehensive previous attempts, is a remarkable piece of work and an extraordinary cooperative venture ... The three editors could hardly have been better suited to the task; each has had a very full career dedicated to the life and works of Janacek ... The wealth of information provided will serve scholars and students for years to come ... This comprehensive catalog is a stunning piece of work that succeeds form nearly every point of view. It will stand as a monument to scholarly precision and judgment well into the new millenium.' Jan Smaczny, Queen's University of Belfast June 1999
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Nigel Simeone is at Nottingham University. John Tyrrell...