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Title CZŠpalíček [auth.]
Subtitle CZbalet se zpěvem o 3 dějstvích
Title ENThe Chap-Book
Subtitle ENballet with singing in 3 acts
Title DEŠpalíček
Subtitle DEBallett mit Gesang in drei Aufzügen
Title FR
Subtitle FR
CategoryStage Works and Film Music
SubcategoryBallets
Halbreich number and suffix214 II
Parts of composition (movements)1st ACT: Prolog; Overture. Tableau I: Hra na "pannu"; Hra na hastrmana; Hra na vlčka; Kohoutek a slepička. Tableau II: Pohádka o kocourovi v botách. *** 2nd ACT: Pohádka o ševci a kouzelní mošně. *** 3rd ACT: Tableau I: Legenda o sv. Dorotě. Tableau II: Vynášení smrti. Tableau III: Pohádka o Popelce (Ples na zámku). Tableau IV: Náves. Hra na zlatou bránu. Tanec dam. Tanec venkovských děvčat. Kolo děvčat se rozestoupne a objeví se Popelka. Česká svatba. Loučení nevěsty a cesta k ženichovi.
Durata102'
Instruments3222-4231-Timp-Batt-Pf-Archi; Coro femminile (nebo/or Coro voci bianche)
Solo voiceS T B
List of characters
Dedicatee
Diplomatic transcription of dedication
Note on dedication
Origin
Place of composition
Year of origin1940
Initiation of composition02/1940
Finishing of composition26.05.1940
Last modification of composition
First performance
Performer Václav Kašlík (dir./cond.), Josef Svoboda (scéna/stage design), Nina Jirsíková (režie a choreografie/direction and choreography)
Jirsíková, Nina
Kašlík, Václav
Svoboda, Josef
Date of first performance02.04.1949
Location of first performancePrague, National Theatre
Ensemble
Autograph deposition
InstitutionBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Deposition location
OwnerBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Note on autographAutograph deposited under the call number PBM Ac 137 contains also autograph score of St. Dorota Legend from 1931.
Manuscript deposition 2
InstitutionPaul Sacher Stiftung
Deposition location
OwnerPaul Sacher Stiftung, Basel
Note on autographSecond autograph score of the St. Dorota Legend.
Publication
Place of issue
PublisherTheatrical and Literary Agency
Year of publication1956
CopyrightDilia, Prague
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Note
NoteSecond version of Špalíček. *** First version was composed between 1931-1932, see H 214 I. *** Lyrics (Czech) by Bohuslav Martinů after the folk legends, fairy tales, songs and rhymes. *** Modified and rearranged for large orchestra (with an exception of the St. Dorota Legend). *** Piano reduction by Karel Šolc published by Orbis, Prague 1951.
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