Presto for Cello and Piano (Janáček, Leoš)

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Sheet Music

Scores and Parts

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Editor Jiří Fukač
Bedřich Havlík (1936–2001)
Publisher. Info. Prague: Editio Supraphon, 1988. Plate BA 8331.

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General Information

Work Title Presto for Cello and Piano
Alternative. Title
Composer Janáček, Leoš
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. JW 7/6
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. ILJ 20
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1
First Publication. 1970
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation cello, piano
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The actual date of composition is unclear.

It is believed that this relates to Janáček's Pohádka; see Wikipedia: "A composition of 172 bars, marked simply Presto, also exists in Janáček's hand on the same paper as the manuscript of Pohádka. No instruments are specified but it is almost certain, given the range and clef of the solo part, that it is for violoncello and piano. The scholar Jaroslav Vogel and others have thus speculated that this movement was intended to be included in the original version of Pohádka, but was removed when the work was revised."