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Janácek: Sinfonietta / Taras Bulba / Lachian Dances / Suite / Mládi / Capriccio / Concertino

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Leos Janacek’s String Quartet No. 1, "Kreutzer Sonata", was written in a very short space of time, between 13 and 28 October 1923, at a time of great creative concentration. The work was revised by the composer in the autograph from 30 October to 7 November 1923.

It's a hundred years since the premiere of one of the great Czech operas,"Jenufa", by Leos Janacek. The centenary was marked in stylelast month with an international Janacek Festival in Brno, the capital ofMoravia, the eastern part of the Czech Republic, where Janacek lived andworked nearly all his life, and where the opera was first performed inJanuary 1904. "Jenufa" was the work that first drew seriousattention to Janacek as a composer.

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13 July, Leos Janacek married Zdenka Schulzova.

Leos Janacek was a influence on Antonin Dvorak's work and he wrote an opera about a drunken landlord who dreams about visiting an art colony on the moon.