Track listing

 

Bohuslav Martinů composer

Jitro Czech Girls Choir

Jiri Skopal conductor

 

PRIMROSE (Petrklíč) (1954), H 348

Lyrics after F. Sušil, F. Bartoš and L. Janáček´s Moravian folk song collections

Zdeněk Häckl violin

Michal Chrobák piano

01  New Hat (Klobouk novej) 0:56

02  Above the Yard (Nade dvorem)  1:17

03  Accusation (Žaloba)  2:02

04  Surface-colored Wood (Malované dřevo) 1:23

05  Noon (Poledně) 1:02

 

SONGS FOR A CHILDREN’S CHOIR (Písničky pro dětský sbor) (1959), H 373

Lyrics by František Halas

06  Easter Song (Velikonoční)  1:37

07  The Blacksmith (Kováříček) 0:45

08  Children’s Riddles (Dětské hádanky)  2:07

 

09  THE BIRD FEAST (Ptačí hody) (1959), H 379 1:53

Jiří Houdek trumpet

 

CZECH NURSERY RHYMES (Česká říkadla) (1931), H 210

Martina Jelínková soloist

Jana Novotná soloist

10  Final Death (Konečná smrt)  2:57

11  Closing of the Forest (Zavírání lesa)  2:50

12  Shepherdesses profession [I] (Hlásání pasaček [I]) 2:43

13  Morana! Morana! (Mořena! Mořena!) 2:57

14  Shepherdesses profession [II] (Hlásání pasaček [II]) 2:25

15  Exaltation of the Death (Vynášení smrti)  2:17

 

16  OPENING OF THE SPRINGS (Otvírání studánek) (1955), H 354  21:21

Ludmila Horová soprano

Markéta Kubínová alto

Luděk Vele baritone

Alfréd Strejček declamation

Jindřich Pazdera violin

Josef Kekula violin

Jan Pěruška viola

Michal Chrobák piano

 

CREDITS

 

Track 1-5 recorded June 22, 2019 at the Philharmonic Hall in Hradec Králové, Czech Republic

Producer Jan Míšek

Sound Engineer Václav Vlachý

 

All other tracks recorded March 18 – November 4, 2001 in the Museum Grand Hall, Chrudim, Czech Republic

Producer Jan Kyselák

Sound Engineer Václav Vlachý

Liner notes written by Stanislav Bohadlo

 

Executive Producer Bob Lord

 

Executive A&R Sam Renshaw

A&R Director Brandon MacNeil

 

VP, Audio Production Jeff LeRoy

Audio Director Lucas Paquette

Mastering Shaun Michaud

 

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Art Director Ryan Harrison

Design Edward A. Fleming

Publicity Patrick Niland, Sara Warner

 

 

 

 

 

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