Along an Overgrown Path

Leoš Janáček

Along an Overgrown Path

JW8/17, JWviii/17 • “Po zarostlém chodníčku”

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On the Overgrown Path is a very private musical statement that emerged at the same time Janácek was writing two highly public works, the operas Osud (Fate) and Jenufa. He was recovering from the death of his daughter, Olga, and the 15 pieces in this piano suite serve as a sort of emotional diary. The music, typically o... read more