July 3 birthday of Leos Janáček: Taras Bulba–Rhapsody for Orchestra (1918)

Leoš Janáček (1854 – 1928) is the second most famous Czech composer after Dvorak. I’m a bigger fan of his “Sinfonetta,” but Taras Bulba showcases his syncretism of classical, folk and 20th century musical currents.

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