General information
Title CZKouzelné noci [auth.]
Subtitle CZtři písně pro soprán s průvodem orchestru
Title ENMagic Nights [auth.]
Subtitle ENthree songs for soprano and orchestra
Title DEDie geheimnisvollen Nächte [auth.]
Subtitle DEdrei Orchesterlieder
Title FRLes nuits enchantées [auth.]
CategoryVocal Music
SubcategoryWorks for Solo Voice and Orchestra
Halbreich number119
Parts of the composition (movements)1. In a Forreign Land; 2. Untouched by Spring; 3. The Mysterious Flute
Solo voiceS, 4 Vl, 1 Vla
Dedicatee Drill-Oridge, Theo
Diplomatic transcription of the dedicationA madame Theo Drill-Oridge
Place of compositionPolička
Year of origin1918
Initiation of composition11/1918
Completion of composition11/1918
First performance
Performer Osuská, Pavla
Date of the first performance02.04.1924
Location of the first performancePrague
Ensemble Česká filharmonie
Česká filharmonie
Autograph deposition
InstitutionCzech Museum of Music
OwnerČeské muzeum hudby
Note on the autograph depostitionAutograph score. *** Sketches of No.3 located at the Bohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička.
Autograph deposition 2
InstitutionMoravian Museum Brno
OwnerMoravské zemské muzeum, Brno
Note on the autograph depostitionSecond autograph score.
CopyrightSchott Music
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References Related writings
Documents in the Library
Note To chinese texts, after Hans Bethge's "The Chinese Flute", Czech translation by Vojtěch Kühnel. Poems by Chinese poets Li T'ai-Po (1, 3) and Čan-Jo Su (2). *** Piano version of the song No. 2 is part of Two Songs, H. 213bis (under the title "Blossom of the Peach Tree" ("Fleur du pêcher").
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