Leos Janáček

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Leos Janácek (1854-1928) is regarded as the greatest Czech composer of the early 20th century.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
On the Overgrown Path (Po zarostlém chodnícku), for piano, JW 8/17 1900 Keyboard
Sinfonietta for orchestra ("Military," "Sokol Festival"), JW 6/18 1926 Orchestral
String Quartet No. 2 ("Listy duverné," "Intimate Letters"), JW 7/13 1928 Chamber Music
Jenufa, opera, JW 1/4 1894 Opera
String Quartet No. 1 ("Kreutzer Sonata"), JW 7/8 1923 Chamber Music
Sonata for violin & piano, JW 7/7 1914 Chamber Music
From the House of the Dead (Z mrtvého domu), opera, JW 1/11 1927 Opera
Piano Sonata ("Zulice, 1.X.05," "From the Street, 1 October, 1905"), JW 8/19 (final movement lost) 1905 Keyboard
In the mists (V Mlhách), pieces (4) for piano, JW 8/22 1912 Keyboard
The Cunning Little Vixen (Príhody Lisky Bystrousky), opera, JW 1/9 1922 Opera
The Makropulos Case (Vec Makropulos), opera, JW 1/10 1923 Opera
Taras Bulba, rhapsody for orchestra, JW 6/15 1915 Orchestral
Pohádka (Fairy Tale), for cello & piano ("The Story of Tsar Berendyey"), JW 7/5 1910 Chamber Music
Suite for string orchestra, JW 6/2 1877 Orchestral
Mládí (Youth), suite for wind sextet, JW 7/10 1924 Chamber Music
Concertino for piano, 2 violins, viola, clarinet, horn & bassoon, JW 7/11 1925 Concerto Chamber Music
Ríkadla (Nursery Rhymes) (18) for 9 voices & 10 instruments, JW 5/17 1925 Vocal Music
Idyll for string orchestra, JW 6/3 1878 Orchestral
Capriccio for piano (left hand), flute & brass ensemble ("Vzdor," "Defiance"), JW 7/12 1926 Chamber Music
Káta Kabanová, opera, JW 1/8 1920 Opera
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