BOHUSLAV MARTINŮ (1890-1959): Songs, Vol. 5 - New Anthology, H 288, 4 Songs to Czech Folk Texts, H 282bis, 3 Songs after Poems by Apollinaire, H 197*, From Childhood, H 51, 4 Children's Songs and Nursery Rhymes, H 225, Carol of Love, H 259, The Jilted Maiden, H 67, Jašek’s Song, H 37*, Talk to me further, H 66*, 2 Ballads to Folk Texts, H 228, You write to me, H 48*, Best Wishes to Mother, H 279bis, 2 Songs, H 213bis, 3 Songs for Christmas, H 184bis, Vocalise, H 188. * - First Recordings.
Catalogue Number: 03T055
Description: These songs date from 1911 to 1942 and include world premiere recordings of earlier songs written during summer holidays in Policka, as well as the Three Songs after Poems by Guillaume Apollinaire, long thought to be lost but miraculously unearthed just weeks before this recording. Texts and translations available online. Jana Hrochová (mezzo), Giorgio Koukl (piano).