Volume 2 opens at the the outbreak of the First World War and at the time of Janácek's lowest ebb. Within two years, however, his fortunes were transformed by the Prague production of Jenufa This led to international fame and fortune and to the magnificent creative flowering in which the elderly composer wrote most of his best-known works. His personal life was affected by his public affair with Gabriela Horvátová and his friendship with Kamila Stösslová, whom he saw as the inspiration for many of his late works.
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Jan á cek: Years of a Life Volume 2 (1914-1928): Tsar of the Forests, by John Tyrrell, is t he eagerly awaited second volume of the definitive biography of Leos Janácek.About the Author:
John Tyrrell is Professor of Music at Cardiff University. His books include Czech Opera, Janácek's Operas and editions of the memoirs of Janácek's widow and Janácek's correspondence with Kamila Stösslová . He is co-author of the standard catalogue of Janácek's works and, with Sir Charles Mackerras, he edited Janácek's opera Jenufa. In 2002 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Masaryk University of Brno for his work on Janácek and Czech music.
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Descrizione libro Faber & Faber, 2007. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: New. Condizione sovraccoperta: New. First Edition. Hardcover COMPLETE 2-Volume Set BRAND NEW, 2006-7 1st Printing copies with full number lines, includes the impossibly scarce Volume 2, in unclipped dust jackets, Fine in Fine, no remainder or other markings, a pristine unread set (djs in mylar protectors); 2 lg thick 8vos: 971pp + 1075pp indexed &illus. Extra shipping charge REQUIRED for priority or overseas delivery of this heavy set (extra charge SUBSTANTIAL for overseas shipment). Codice libro della libreria 25778
Descrizione libro Faber & Faber, 2007. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0571236677