Towards a New Life, Op.35c (Suk, Josef)

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Arrangements and Transcriptions

For Piano solo (Veselý)

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Hobbypianist (2009/7/25)

Arranger Roman Veselý (1879-1933)
Publisher. Info. Prague: SNKLHU, 1946.
Reprinted Klavierwerke. Berlin: N. Simrock, 1985.
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General Information

Work Title V nový život, Slavnostní pochod Sokolský
Alternative. Title Towards a New Life, Festive Sokol March
Composer Suk, Josef
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.35c
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1919-20, revised 1931 as Op.35c
Language Czech
Dedication Poctěno v soutěže X. světové olympiady v Los Angeles 1932
Honoring the Games of the 10th Olympiad in Los Angeles, 1932
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Romantic
Piece Style Romantic
Instrumentation Chorus and orchestra
External Links Wikipedia (Czech)

Misc. Comments

From Wikipedia: Suk created the first version in 1919 in a war-related competition under the pseudonym Josef Emanuel Skrýšovská. This was withdrawn by the composer.

The final version (Op.35c) was first performed in concert Czech Philharmonic, December 3, 1931 and "won a silver medal in the artistic competition at the Olympic Games in Los Angeles".