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Kapralova's publishers [in alphabetical order]: Amos Editio; Baerenreiter Verlag (also: Editio Baerenreiter Praha); Certosa Verlag - German publisher based in Klein-Winternheim; Cesky hudebni fond (Czech Music Fund) - public fund established in 1953. Its large music library is currently administered by the Czech Radio Publishing House; Vydavatelstvi a nakladatelstvi Ceskeho rozhlasu (Czech Radio); Editio Praga - sheet music publisher in Prague, operating between 1993-2000; Egge Verlag - sheet music publisher in Coblenz am Rhein, Germany; Supraphon, Editio Supraphon - Prague publishing house specializing in books on music and sheet publishing since 1967 (privatized in 1993, became Editio Praga); HMUB (Hudebni Matice Umelecke Besedy) - a sheet music publishing arm of Umelecka beseda (The Artistic Forum) in Prague, operating between 1871-1951 (in 1962, its assets, including the catalog, were transferred to Statni hudebni nakladatelstvi, the predecessor of Editio Supraphon); La Sirène Editions Musicales (acquired by Eschig); Melantrich - a Prague publishing house operating between 1898-1999 (under the name Melantrich between 1910-1957 and again between 1968-1999); MelPa (Melantrich-Pazdirek) - this sheet music publishing arm of Melantrich and a joint venture with Brno publisher Pazdirek operated from 1936-1949; Pazdirek (Old. Pazdirek or Edition Pazdirek) - Brno-based publisher, operating between 1919-1949; Nakladatelstvi Svoboda - a Prague publishing house operating between 1945-1998 (under this name between 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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Early Songs Songs | Pisne (1930-32?)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. 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: Dr. 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.
Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek, editors.
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Publisher: Amos Editio (2009).
Catalogue No.: AM 0055

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An interesting arrangement for violoncello, English horn, and strings, by S.D. Cisco, using Garritan Personal Orchestra v4.



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.
Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek, editors.
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.
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech.
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Orders: directly from the publisher, college libraries can order from Harrassowitz.
Listen to a sample Morning

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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
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes 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: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0046
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Performers may want to download an analysis of the song by Michelle Latour.

Listen to a sample Morning

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

College libraries can order the score from Harrassowitz.

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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


coming up in 2014 Piano Concerto in D Minor, op. 7 (19341935)
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague (coming up in 2014)
1st edition.
mp3 sample Listen to the concerto's live recording on YouTube and learn more about its history.

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String Quartet String Quartet, op. 8 (1936)
Score and parts.
Publisher: Czech Radio | 2009
1st edition.
Listen to these music samples: mp3 sample (1. Con brio) and Allegro (3. 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
Piano Score.
Publisher: Amos Editio | 2010

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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 (out of print).
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano.
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Performers may want to download an analysis of the cycle by Tereza Jandura.
Listen to a sample Lullaby

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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. Available for free download - for personal use only.
You may have to install Czech font to see the diacritics.

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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: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0067
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Listen to Lullaby the song, courtesy of theartsongproject.com

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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
Listen music sample Courtesy of stream.cz

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

Listen to Lullaby Ruce / Hands
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April Preludes April Preludes | Dubnova preludia, op. 13 (1936-37)
Piano score. 14 pages.
Publisher: HMUB | Prague 1938. Out of print. Catalogue No.: 711

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Listen to all four preludes on mp3 YouTube.com.



Waving Farewell Waving Farewell | Sbohem a satecek, op.14 (1937)
1st edition: HMUB | Prague 1947. Still available from Baerenreiter
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes 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 2007

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Carol Carol | Koleda (1937)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes 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
Order from the publisher (see their catalog under "trio d'anches")



Variations sur le Carillon Variations sur le Carillon de l'Eglise Saint-Etienne-du-Mont, op. 16 (1938).
Piano score. 8 pages.
Publisher: La Sirène Musicale | Paris 1938.

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Potpolis Potpolis, op. 17 (1937)
Score. 3 pages.
Publisher: Editio Supraphon | Prague 1976.
Available online from: sheetmusic.com


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

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Christmas Carol Christmas Carol | Vanocni koleda (1939)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Title: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Voice and piano
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes 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.
Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek, editors.
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.



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.
Orchestral score (77 p.) ; 30 cm. Preface in Czech and English.
Listen to music samples: mp3 Allegretto and mp3 Andantino

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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. Score also available from sheetmusicplus.

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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.
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova

Listen to a sample Lullaby

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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
Parts available for hire from the publisher

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Tales Cover Tales of a Small Flute (1940)
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague (coming up soon)
Title: Povidky male fletny | Tales of a Small Flute
Flute and piano
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.
Complete, critical edition. Editor: Dr. Timothy Cheek
Catalogue No.: AM 0003
Foreword and editorial notes 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. Edited by: Milos Stedron and Leos Faltus
Catalogue No. H 7827
Publisher: Baerenreiter | Prague, 2003
Also available from: sheetmusicplus
listen Listen to this live performance by Kellen Degnan and Amy I Lin Cheng on YouTube.

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