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Kapralova's publishers [in alphabetical order]: Amos Editio - Sheet music publisher (a member of the Amos Group of Corporations) based in Prague; Baerenreiter Verlag - German Publisher of sheet music based in Kassel, Germany, with offices in London, New York, and Prague (Editio Baerenreiter Praha); Certosa Verlag - German sheet music publisher based in Klein-Winternheim; Czech Music Fund - Government foundation for Czech music established in 1953. Its large music library is currently administered by the Czech Radio Publishing House; Czech Radio Publishing House - the national broadcaster's sheet music publishing arm; Editio Praga - Sheet music publisher based in Prague and a legal successor to Editio Supraphon. It operated from 1993 to 2000 when it ceased to exist; Editio Supraphon - Sheet music publishing arm of the state-owned company Supraphon. It was established in 1967 and specialized in publishing Czech sheet music and books on music. In 1993, it was privatized under the name of Editio Praga; Egge Verlag - Publisher of sheet music based in Coblenz am Rhein, Germany; HMUB (Hudebni Matice Umelecke Besedy) - Sheet music publishing arm of Umelecka beseda (The Artistic Forum) in Prague, operating from 1871 to 1951. In 1962, its assets, including the catalog, were expropriated by the communist state of Ceskoslovenska socialisticka republika (Czechoslovak Socialist Republic) and transferred to Statni hudebni nakladatelstvi, the predecessor of Editio Supraphon. Please note that the entire HMUB catalogue is now in public domain; Kapralova Society - Non-profit publisher based in Toronto, Canada (publishes books and free download digital scores); La Sirène Editions Musicales - Sheet music publisher operating in Paris between 1904 and 1942. It was acquired as an imprint of Eschig that was in turn acquired by Durand in 1987 and became a part of the Universal Music Publishing Group in 2006; Melantrich - Publishing house in Prague operating from 1898 to 1999 (under the name Melantrich in 1910-1957 and again in 1968-1999); MelPa (Melantrich-Pazdirek) - Sheet music publishing arm of Prague publisher Melantrich and a joint venture with Brno publisher Pazdirek operated from 1936-1949; Pazdirek (also: Oldrich Pazdirek or Edition Pazdirek) - Sheet music publisher based in Brno that operated from 1919 to 1949; Nakladatelstvi Svoboda - Publishing house based in Prague that operated from 1945 to 1998 (under this name in 1945-1953, 1966-1991, and 1994-1997).

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Childhood Compositions Some of My Very First Compositions | Z mojich nejranejsich skladeb (1924-28)
Piano score. 16 pages.
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2003
Publication title: Skladby z detstvi | Pieces from Childhood
Catalogue No.: AM 0040
Foreword and editorial notes in Czech | English | German.

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Maticce To Mother | Maticce (1928)
Children's choir. 1 page.
Text: Jan Neruda
Publisher: The Kapralova Society | Toronto 2015
Catalogue No.: KS005
Available for free download - not for commercial use.


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Early Songs Songs | Pisne (1930-32?)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Pet klavirnich skladeb Five Piano Compositions | Pet klavirnich skladeb (1931-32)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2011
Piano
Critical edition. Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Catalogue No.: AM 0064
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Legend Legend | Legenda, op. 3/1 (1932)
Violin and piano
In: Compositions for Violin and Piano. Complete Edition.
Editors: Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Publisher: Amos Editio (2009).
Catalogue No.: AM 0055

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Burlesque Burlesque, op. 3/2 (1932)
Violin and piano
1st edition: Edition O. Pazdirek | Brno 1933. Catalogue No.: 570. Out of print.
2nd edition: Amos Editio (2009). In: Compositions for Violin and Piano. Complete Edition.
Editors: Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0055

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Two Songs Two Songs | Dve pisne, op. 4 (1932)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano.
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Sparks from Ashes Sparks from Ashes | Jiskry z popele, op.5 (1932-33)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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January January | Leden (1933)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Song for soprano, flute, two violins, violoncello and piano.
Score: 7 pages. Parts: 3 pages. Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0046
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Performers may want to download an analysis of the song by Michelle Latour.

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Sonata appassionata Sonata Appassionata, op.6 (1933)
Piano
Publisher: Amos Editio | 2006
Critical edition. 35 pages.
Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Catalogue No.: AM 0052
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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piano concerto Piano Concerto in D Minor, op. 7 (19341935)
Publisher: Czech Radio | 2014
1st edition. With a foreword by Karla Hartl. In English | Czech.
Editor: Olga Jezkova

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Dve kyticky Zwei Blumenbouquets | Dve kyticky (1935)
Two piano miniatures
5 pages. With a foreword by Dieter Michael Backes (in German)
Publisher: Certosa Verlag | 2011


String Quartet String Quartet, op. 8 (1935-1936)
Score and parts.
Publisher: Czech Radio | 2009
1st edition.

Editor: Ivan Straus LISTEN Allegro Allegro con variazioni

Download this analysis of the quartet, which also includes a list of corrections and suggestions to address errors and unresolved issues of the first edition. Also see this recording that has been informed by the latest Kapralova scholarship.



Grotesque Passacaglia Grotesque Passacaglia | Groteskni passacaglia (1935)
Piano Score. 3 pages.
1st edition: Tempo XV/6 (HMUB) | Prague 1936. Out of print.
2nd edition: Amos Editio | 2010

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Opus 9 Three Piano Pieces | Tri klavirni kusy, op. 9 (1935)
Piano Score.
Publisher: Amos Editio | 2010
Editor: Veroslav Nemec

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Apple from the Lap Apple from the Lap | Jablko s klina, op. 10 (1934-36)
Voice and piano.
1st edition: HMUB | Prague 1938 (download)
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano.
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Performers may want to download an analysis of the cycle by Tereza Jandura.

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Little Song Little Song | Pisnicka (1936)
Piano Score. 2 pages.
1st edition: Melpa | Brno-Prague 1936. (In: Moravsti skladatele mladezi.) Out of print.
2nd edition: Kapralova Society | Toronto 2011. Catalogue No.: KS001
Available for free download - for personal use only.

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Sad Evening Sad Evening | Smutny vecer (1936)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2011
Song for soprano or tenor and piano.
Score: 11 pages
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0067
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Military Sinfonietta Military Sinfonietta | Vojenska symfonieta, op. 11 (1936-37)
For large orchestra
1st edition: Edition Melantrich | Prague 1938. Out of print
2nd (facsimile) edition: Czech Music Fund | Prague 1958. Out of print
3rd edition: Czech Radio | Prague 2005.
Study score (86 p.); 31 cm. For large orchestra. - Preface in Czech and English. - Duration: ca. 15:30.
Parts for hire from Czech Radio

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For Ever Forever | Navzdy, op. 12 (1934-36)
Voice and piano.
1st edition: HMUB | Prague 1949 (download)
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano.
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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April Preludes April Preludes | Dubnova preludia, op. 13 (1936-37)
Piano score. 14 pages.
Publisher: HMUB | Prague 1938 (download)
Catalogue No.: 711

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Waving Farewell Waving Farewell | Sbohem a satecek, op.14 (1937)
1st edition: HMUB | Prague 1947 (download)
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Ostinato fox Ostinato Fox (1937)
Piano score. 1 page (and cover)
Publisher: SelfPrint Music | Brno, Czech Republic, 2007


Carol Carol | Koleda (1937)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Trio for Woodwinds Trio for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon (1937-38)
Score. 16 pages. Reconstructed by Stéphane Egeling
Publisher: EGGE-Verlag | Coblenz am Rhein, 2011
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Variations sur le Carillon Variations sur le Carillon de l'Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, op. 16 (1938)
Six variations.
Piano score. 8 pages.
Publisher: La Sirène Musicale | Paris 1938.
Editor: Michel Dillard
Available from: DSE Logo
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Potpolis Potpolis, op. 17 (1937)
Score. 3 pages.
Publisher: Editio Supraphon | Prague 1976.


Seconds Seconds | Vteriny, op. 18 (1936-39)
Voice and piano.
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Elegy Elegy | Elegie (1939)
Violin and piano
In: Compositions for Violin and Piano. Complete Edition.
Editors: Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0055
Publisher: Amos Editio (2009).

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Melodrama To Karel Capek | Karlu Capkovi. Melodrama for reciter, violin, and piano. 1939.
Reciter, violin, piano.
Text: Vitezslav Nezval
Editor: Olga Jezkova
Foreword by Lubomir Pozivil, English translation by Vit Novotny.
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2011

You will find more information about this piece in Kapralova's biography The Kapralova Companion. One of its chapters, by Judith Mabary, is dedicated to this melodrama, and includes a fine English translation of Nezval's beautiful text.



Fanfare Fanfare | Fanfara (1939)
Scoring: 2 Hn, 2 C-Tpt, Timp.
Transcribed from the autograph by Dejan Badnjar and transposed for brass instruments by Andrew Gilliam
Publisher: Kapralova Society | Toronto 2015
Catalogue No.: KS003
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Early Songs Song of the Workers of the Lord | Pisen delniku pane (1939)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Partita Partita per pianoforte ed orchestra d'archi, op. 20 (1938-39)
For piano and string orchestra
1st edition: Svoboda | Prague 1948. Out of print.
2nd edition: Czech Radio | Prague 2006.
Editor: Olga Jezkova
Orchestral score (77 p.) ; 30 cm. Foreword in Czech and English.

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Concertino Concertino for violin, clarinet, and orchestra, op. 21 (1939)
Ochestral score. 56 pages.
Reconstructed and edited by Milos Stedron and Leos Faltus
Catalogue No. H 7919
Publisher: Baerenreiter | Prague, 2003
Parts available for hire from the publisher.

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Sung into the Distance Sung into the Distance | Zpivano do dalky, op. 22 (1939)
Voice and piano.
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano.
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Prelude de Noël Prélude de Noël | Vanocni preludium (1939)
For chamber orchestra. Score (15 p.); 30 cm.
Preface in Czech and English.
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2002
Editor: Olga Jezkova
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Christmas Carol Christmas Carol | Vanocni koleda (1939)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Early Songs In the Czech Land | V zemi ceske (1939)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Tales Cover Tales of a Small Flute (1940)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2014
Title: Povidky male fletny | Tales of a Small Flute
Flute and piano
Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Catalogue No.: AM 0069
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Letter Letter | Dopis (1940)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano.
Critical edition. Editor: Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes by Timothy Cheek. In English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

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Ritournelle Deux Ritournelles pour violoncelle et piano, op. 25 (1940)
Score and cello part. 28 pages.
Critical edition. Editor: Milos Stedron
Catalogue No. H 7827
Publisher: Baerenreiter | Prague, 2003
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