Sinfonietta

Leoš Janáček

Sinfonietta

Op. 60, JW6/18, JWvi/18 • “Military sinfonietta”

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In 1925, Leos Janacek sat in an idyllic park on a sunny day and listened to a full-dress military band deliver a lovely performance. Afterward, he became intrigued with the idea of composing some military band fanfares of his own; when the organizers of the Sokol gymnastic festival asked him for "some music," he took t... read more

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