Concertino (1925)


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for piano and chamber ensamble (vn1, 2; va; cl Bb, Eb; hn; bn)
series E / volume 7

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Width (cm) 24.5
Height (cm) 31
Depth (cm) 1
Weight (kg) 0.6

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  • accompanying text in four language versions
  • publishers notes and annotations in Czech and German language
  • editors: Eva Drlíková, Leoš Faltus
  • size: 34 x 27 cm, stitched binding / spiral binding
  • number of pages: 68 + 6x8
  • editorial reference number: H 0001
  • ISMN M 66051-175-6
  • Issued in November 2001

Janáček began to outline the work, according to his own notes, on New Year's Day 1925 on the embankment of the Vltava river, then eleven days later on a train from Prague, and then again in April in Hukvaldy; at first he conceived that it would be entitled “Jaro” (Spring), and would be a suite. Some days before finishing the composition, he sent an Easter postcard from Hukvaldy to Mrs. Kamila Stösslová, with this short message: ... I have composed a piano concerto called “Spring”here. There’s a cricket, little midges, a roebuck – a sharp torrent – yes, and a man ... (Moravian Regional Museum, Janáček Archive, E 289). To the finished manuscript on the title page he wrote 29 April 1925 (the date the piece was finished), and to the fourth movement he added the program note:
Jaro [Spring] / Suita [Suite] / pro [for] / klavír (concertní), Oboe, dvoje housle, Violu, Cornu a Fagot [piano }(concertante), oboe, two violins, viola, horn and bassoon] // Brouk, Jelen, Mušky, Cvrček, Bystřina [beetle, stag, midges, cricket, torrent] ...


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Concertino  (1925)

Concertino (1925)

for piano and chamber ensamble (vn1, 2; va; cl Bb, Eb; hn; bn)
series E / volume 7