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Author Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928.
Uniform Title Operas. Librettos. English & Czech
Title The Janacek opera libretti : translations and pronunciation / Timothy Cheek.
Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003-<2004>
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 Music & Media - Stacks  ML49.J36 O62 2003  v.1    IN LIBRARY
Description v. <1-2 > : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 199) and index.
Contents v. 1. Prihody lisky Bystrousky = Cunning little vixen -- v. 2. Kát'a Kabanová
Summary Responding to the ever-increasing popularity and international performances of operas by the Czech composer Leoš Janácek, this collection, meet the needs of English-speaking singers, conductors, coaches, and stage directors and conveniently provides idiomatic and word-for-word translations, including translations of stage and musical directions. In addition, the International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) is used to indicate Czech pronunciation, following the clearly-presented method given in the author's book Singing in Czech : A Guide to Czech Lyric Diction and Vocal Repertoire, with a foreword by Sir Charles Mackerras. Cheek also provides practical notes about Janácek's style, both in general terms and specific issues relating to this opera along with a plot summary with translations and vocal ranges of characters and the pronunciation of their names. The first volume is the full translation of The Cunning Little Vixen in English alongside the original Czech. The second volume on Kát'a Kabanová, will help make productions in the original Czech much easier a task than ever before.
Language Parallel English and Czech.
Subject Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928. Operas.
Operas -- Librettos.
Related Names Cheek, Timothy, 1957-
Related To Online version: Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928. Operas. Librettos. English & Czech. Janacek opera libretti. Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2003-<2004> (OCoLC)642376839
ISBN 0810846713 v. 1 cloth alkaline paper
9780810846715 v. 1 cloth alkaline paper
0810850141 v. 2 paperback alkaline paper
9780810850149 v. 2 paperback alkaline paper
OCLC number 50920734