The Excursions of Mr Brouček (Janáček, Leoš)
Free public domain sheet music from IMSLP / Petrucci Music Library
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Vienna: Universal Edition, 1919. Plate U. E. 6185.
Vienna: Universal Edition, 1947 (notice of renewal.)
|Work Title||The Excursions of Mr Brouček|
|Alternative Title||Výlety páně Broučkovy|
|Year/Date of Composition||1908–17, revised 1917–20|
|First Performance||1920-04-23 - Prague, National Theatre|
|Librettist||Composer, after Svatopluk Čech (1846-1908)|
|Piece Style||Early 20th century|
|Instrumentation||Voices, Mixed Chorus, Orchestra4 Flutes (3 of which double on piccolos), 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (in B♭, but one doubles as E♭ clarinet), bass clarinet, 2 bassoons, contrabassoon, 4 horns, 4 trumpets, 4 trombones, tuba, timpani, percussion (1 player:glockenspiel, bells, xylophone, triangle, cymbals, tam-tam), , celesta, glass harmonica, harp, strings. On-stage ensemble/consort (for "15th-century" only) - 2 oboes, bassoon, horn, 3 trumpets, organ, bagpipe.|
For the history of the combined opera, see Wikipedia.