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Title CZČeská rapsodie [auth.]
Subtitle CZpro orchestr, baryton, smíšený sbor a varhany
Title ENCzech Rhapsody
Subtitle ENfor orchestra, baritone, mixed choir and organ
Title DETschechische Rhapsodie
Subtitle DEfür Orchester, Bariton, gemischter Chor und Orgel
CategoryVocal Music
SubcategoryCantatas with Orchestra
Halbreich number118
Durata31´
Instruments2223-4331-Timp-Batt(GC,Ptti,Tam-tam)-Arpa-Org-Archi; Coro misto
Solo voiceBar
Dedicatee Jirásek, Alois
Diplomatic transcription of the dedicationMistru | Aloisu Jiráskovi
Note on the dedicationDedicated to maestro Alois Jirásek.
Origin
Place of compositionPolička
Year of origin1918
Initiation of composition05/1918
Completion of composition06/1918
First performance
Performer Ludvík Vítězslav Čelanský (dir./cond.)
Čelanský, Ludvík Vítězslav
Date of the first performance1919-01-12
Location of the first performancePrague
Ensemble Pražský Hlahol (Prague Hlahol); Česká filharmonie (Czech Philharmonic)
Autograph deposition
InstitutionBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Deposition locationPolička
OwnerBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Note on the autograph depostitionThe sketch is also held by the Bohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička.
Copyright
CopyrightBoosey & Hawkes, London-New York
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Note Title onthe title page of the autograph score: "Česká Rhapsodie". *** Cantata on Martinů's lyrics written with usage of the "23rd Psalm" in translation of Jiří Strejc, poem "Čechy" by Jaroslav Vrchlický and "Saint Wenceslas Chorale".
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