LEOS JANÁCEK (1854-1928): Taras Bulba, Adagio for Orchestra, Suite for Orchestra, Op. 3, Jealousy, The Cossack Dance, Serbian Reel, The Fiddler's Child, The Ballad of Blaník.
Catalogue Number: 12I050
Reference: SU 3887
Description: The suite (1891) has motivic and stylistic links with the little opera The Beginning of a Romance and with the Lachian Dances, Jealousy is the original, 1894 overture for Jenufa, the two dances are occasional pieces from 1899-1900, The Fiddler's Child a 1913 ballad after a poem by Svatopluk Cech and Blaník composed in 1920 but harking back to late 19th century styles. Brno Philharmonic Orchestra; Frantisek Jílek. Original 1993 Supraphon release.