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Bohuslav Martinu, Composer
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Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) was a Czech composer and violinist whose works combined traditional and modern forms--such as neoclassicism and jazz, respectively--with subtle, occasional hints of Moravian folk melodies. Martinu enjoyed late acclaim for a composer who began so young.  Initially an aspiring violinist, he gained a reputation as a fine performer in his hometown and even joined the Czech Philharmonic Orchestra as second violinist.  Celebrated posthumously as a national treasure, he...
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Martinu: Concerto for Piano no 4 "Incantations", H 358 N/A
Part I (9:45) N/A
Part II (10:35) N/A
Back-announce & Intro Sibelius (3:05) N/A
Martinu: Piano Quintet No. 2, H. 298 N/A
Poco Allegro (6:31) N/A
Adagio (7:03) N/A
Scherzo, Poco Allegretto-Trio (6:26) N/A
Largo-Allegro non troppo (8:48) N/A
Martinu: Variations on a theme of Rossini for Cello and Piano, H 290
Composer: Bohuslav Martinu
Recording Date: Sat 21 Apr 1979
Variations on a theme of Rossini for Cello and Piano, H 290 (12:02) N/A
Martinu: Quartet for Strings no 5, H 268 N/A
Intro / about... (0:38) N/A
I - Allegro non troppo (7:22) N/A
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