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Janacek and His World (The Bard Music Festival)

by Michael Beckerman

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Published by Princeton University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • 20th century music,
  • Biography: film, television & music,
  • Composers & musicians,
  • Opera,
  • Romantic music (c 1830 to c 1900),
  • Music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Genres & Styles - Opera,
  • Individual Composer & Musician,
  • Music / History & Criticism,
  • History & Criticism - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7758762M
    ISBN 100691116768
    ISBN 109780691116761

    COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. "In Janacek beyond the Borders, Derek Katz presents an interpretive and critical study of Janacek's major operas that questions prevailing views of the composer's relationship to the Czech language and to Slavic culture and demonstrates that the operas are deeply indebted to various existing operatic traditions outside of the Czech-speaking realm.

    janacek, Ancerl, Martinu, Czech Po - V 24 conductors doing Martinu, but Ancerl's reditions consistently take top honors in my book. His Martinu symphonies on Supraphon are terrific, and this particular release follows suit. The sound-world remains distinctively that of Martinu and one could be forgiven to imagining that here are two /5(5). The Janacek family name was found in the USA, and Canada between and The most Janacek families were found in the USA in In there were 10 Janacek families living in New York. This was about 71% of all the recorded Janacek's in the USA. New York had the highest population of Janacek families in

    During the late s, Janáček first became deeply interested in Moravia's folk music traditions, and began to develop his own unmistakable style. The belated Prague premiere of Jenufa in and a successful Viennese revival of the opera in at last provoked wider interest. Craig Janacek has 36 books on Goodreads with ratings. Craig Janacek’s most popular book is The MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories Part I: t.


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Book Store. Design Shop» Products. Janáček and His World. Janáček and His World. Edited by Michael Beckerman Once thought to be a provincial composer of only passing interest to eccentrics, Leos Janácek () is now widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful and original creative figures of his time.

Janacek and His World. In this Book. Additional Information. Janacek and His World; Michael Beckerman ; Book; Published by: Princeton University Press; Series: The Bard Music Festival; View contents.

View Citation Cited by: Janacek and His World Book Description: Once thought to be a provincial composer of only passing interest to eccentrics, Leos Janácek () is now widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful and original creative figures of his time. Brings together several Leos Janacek scholars to look closely at a range of issues surrounding his life and work.

This book features essays accompanied by translated writings by the composer himself. It includes essays on Naturalism, opera direction, and Tristan and Isolde and four impressionistic chronicles of the 'speech melodies' of daily life. BeckermanMichael: Michael Beckerman is Professor of Music at New York University.

His books include Janácek as Theorist (Pendragon), Janácek and Czech Music (Pendragon) Dvorák and His World (Princeton), and New Worlds of Dvorák (Norton). He writes on music for the New York Times, was awarded the Janácek Medal by the Czech Government, and is a laureate of the Czech Music Council.

Janácek and His World. by Beckerman, Michael. Series Book Book Series. Frontmatter. Pages i-vi. Download PDF.

Free Access; Contents. Pages vii-viii. Download PDF. Free Access; Acknowledgments. Pages ix-xii. Get Access to Full Text. Introduction: Janacek and Our World. Beckerman, Michael Pages Get Access to Full Text. Part I. *Prices in US$ apply to orders placed in the Americas only.

Prices in GBP apply to orders placed in Great Britain only. Prices in € represent the retail prices valid in Germany (unless otherwise indicated). Citation Information. Janacek and His World. Edited by Beckerman, Michael. Princeton University Press. Pages: – ISBN (Online): Leoš Janáček (Czech: [ˈlɛoʃ ˈjanaːtʃɛk] (), baptised Leo Eugen Janáček; 3 July – 12 August ) was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music to create an original, modern musical style.

Until he devoted himself mainly to folkloristic research. While his early musical output was. Once thought to be a provincial composer of only passing interest to eccentrics, Leos Janacek () is now widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful and original creative figures of his time.

Banned for all purposes from the Prague stage until the age of 62, and unable to make it even out of the provincial capital of Brno, his operas are now performed in dynamic productions.

Michael Beckerman is Professor of Music at New York University. His books include Janácek as Theorist (Pendragon), Janácek and Czech Music (Pendragon) Dvorák and His World (Princeton), and New Worlds of Dvorák (Norton). He writes on music for the New York Times, was awarded the Janácek Medal by the Czech Government, and is a laureate of the Czech Music Council.

His music continues to enchant listeners, and his operas, in particular, address universal human emotions and moods that remain strikingly relevant for today's audiences.

While Janacek's works are performed frequently on stages around the world, little is known about the composer himself. Janácek became famous after the First World War, when his opera Jenufa entered the European repertoire.

He had always had a stratospherically high opinion of himself and suddenly important people. His later, mature works incorporate his earlier studies of national folk music in a modern, original synthesis. Janáček’s later works include the symphonic poem Sinfonietta, the oratorial Glagolitic Mass, the rhapsody Taras Bulba, string quartets, other chamber works and many original operas.

His first in-press work (The Adventure of the Fateful Malady) was published in the MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories, Part One (October ), and a second (The Adventure of the Double-Edged Hoard) was included in the MX Book of New Sherlock Holmes Stories, Annual (May ).

Craig Janacek is a nom-de-plume. Volume 2 opens at the the outbreak of the First World War and at the time of Janácek's lowest ebb. Within two years, however, his fortunes were transformed by the Prague production of Jenufa This led to international fame and fortune and to the magnificent creative flowering in which the elderly composer wrote most of his best-known works.

His personal life was affected by his public. Michael Beckerman Janacek and His World (The Bard Music Festival) Princeton University Press, ; ISBN ; pages Once thought to be a provincial composer of only passing interest to eccentrics, Leos Janácek () is now widely acknowledged as one of the most powerful and original creative figures of his time.

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Even so, Janacek filled his letters with passion. At an age when most people slow down, Janacek, fueled by his own unrequited love, went into high gear.

He composed some of his. Janacek written material was never easy to come by. One had to be content with whatever the Czech publishers would put out in English.

This book is a world apart: it's wonderfully detailed and all Janacek's foibles and irritants turn up: one knows him better than any of his Reviews: 3.

Zemanova makes extensive use of Janacek's correspondence and of memoirs by people who knew Janacek well. In particular, she draws on the letters that the composer wrote to his future wife Zdenka while studying in Leipzig and Vienna, letters which have been published only in German (Jakob Knaus, ed., "Intime Briefe" aus Leipzig und Wien [Zurich: Leos Janacek Gesellschaft, ]).

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Knopf, Inc. and in the United Kingdom by Jonathan Cape.His chamber and piano music is also increasingly heard and more and more widely loved.\" \"Janacek created a style that was as new in his own country as it was abroad.

He used structural principles that were not traditional, and his music is a synthesis of tremendous energy .