Overture on Czech Themes 'In Bohemia' (Balakirev, Mily)



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2nd version (1905)

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Zikanov (2015/10/15)

Publisher. Info. St. Petersburg: J.H. Zimmermann, 1906. Plate Z. 4273.
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PMLP08815-Balakirev - In Bohemia (Original).pdf

Arrangements and Transcriptions

2nd version (1905)

For Piano 4 hands (Lyapunov)

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Feldmahler (2007/2/03)

Arranger Sergey Lyapunov (1859–1924)
Engraver Breitkopf und Härtel, Leipzig
Publisher. Info. Leipzig: J.H. Zimmermann, 1906. Plate Z. 4275.
Misc. Notes This file is part of the Sibley Mirroring Project.
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General Information

Work Title In Bohemia
Alternative. Title В Чечий (Overture on 3 Czech Themes / Увертюра на три Чешкие темы)
Composer Balakirev, Mily
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1867, rev. 1905
First Publication. 1905 (2nd version)
Dedication Josef Kolář (1830–1910)
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Orchestra

Misc. Comments

Version History

  • Composed 1867 as "Overture on 3 Czech Themes" (Увертюра на три Чешкие темы) = 1st version
  • Revised 1905 as symphonic poem "In Bohemia" (В Чечий) = 2nd version