The Last Century
Music by 20th-century composers.
Music composed in the Czech Republic in 1922.
This episode of The Last Century features a short but important choral work by Leos Janácek, an early masterpiece by Bohuslav Martinu, and Janácek’s take on folk music from Moravia.
- Leos Janácek: The Wandering Madmen. Nederlands Kamerkoor; Schönberg Ensemble olv Reinbert de Leeuw
- Bohuslav Martinu: Vanishing Midnight, H131. Sinfonia Varsovia led by Ian Hobson
- Leos Janácek: 15 Moravian folk songs. Thomas Adès, piano