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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 publisher of sheet music 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 - National broadcaster's sheet music publishing arm; Editio Praga - Sheet music publisher based in Prague and the 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 as the legal successor to Statni hudebni nakladatelstvi (the latter was operating from 1961-1967) 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 (operating since 1998). It publishes free 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). Their music sheet catalogue was transferred to Statni hudebni nakladatelstvi (1965?) and in 1967 became a part of the Editio Supraphon catalogue; MelPa (Melantrich-Pazdirek) - This imprint of Melantrich (a joint venture with Brno publisher Pazdirek) operated from 1936-1949; Pazdirek (also: Oldrich Pazdirek or Edition Pazdirek) - Sheet music publisher based in Brno, Czechoslovakia (now Czech Republic) that operated from 1919 to 1949; SelfPrint Music Brno-based publisher of digital scores, operating online since 2007; 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 (1924-1928)
Published under title: Skladby z detstvi | Pieces from Childhood
Piano score. 16 pages
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2003
Foreword in Czech | English | German.
Catalogue No.: AM 0040

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Maticce To Mother | Maticce (1928)
For three children voices. 1 page
Text: Jan Neruda
Publisher: The Kapralova Society | Toronto 2015
Editor: Karla Hartl
Catalogue No.: KS 005
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Early Songs Songs | Pisne (1930-1932)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Text: Vitezslava Kapralova
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Critical edition
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Pet klavirnich skladeb Five Piano Compositions | Pet klavirnich skladeb (1931-1932)
Piano, 15 pages
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2011
Critical edition
Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0064

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Legend Legend | Legenda, op. 3/1 (1932)
Violin and piano
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2009
Critical edition
In: Compositions for Violin and Piano. 21 pages
Editors: Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
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 (critical) edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2009
In: Compositions for Violin and Piano. 21 pages
Editors: Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0055

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Two Songs Two Songs | Dve pisne, op. 4 (1932)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Text: R. Bojko
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Critical edition
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Sparks from Ashes Sparks from Ashes | Jiskry z popele, op.5 (1932-33)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Text: Bohdan Jelinek
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Critical edition
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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January January | Leden (1933)
For soprano or tenor, flute, two violins, violoncello and piano
Score: 7 pages. Parts: 3 pages.
Text: Vitezslav Nezval
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0046

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Sonata appassionata Sonata appassionata, op. 6 (1933)
Piano. 30 pages
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2006
Critical edition
Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0052

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piano concerto Piano Concerto in D Minor, op. 7 (19341935)
Orchestral score. 103 pages
Parts for hire from the publisher
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2014
Editor: Olga Jezkova
Foreword (by Karla Hartl) in English | Czech
Catalogue No.: R 291

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Dve kyticky Zwei Blumenbouquets | Dve kyticky (1935)
Piano. 2 pages
Publisher: Certosa Verlag | 2011
Editor: Dieter Michael Backes
Foreword in German
Catalogue No.: CV Kap1



String Quartet String Quartet, op. 8 (1935-1936)
Score (48 pp.) and parts
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2009
Editors: Olga Jezkova, Ivan Straus
Foreword in English | Czech
Catalogue No.: R 168

Download this issue of our journal that includes a list of errata and makes suggestions to address errors and unresolved issues of this first edition. Also refer to this recording informed by the latest Kapralova scholarship.



Grotesque Passacaglia Grotesque Passacaglia | Groteskni passacaglia (1935)
Piano
1st edition: Tempo XV/6 (HMUB) | Prague 1935 (download)
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2010
In: Three Piano Pieces, Grotesque Passacaglia. 22 pages
Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0060

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Opus 9 Three Piano Pieces | Tri klavirni kusy, op. 9 (1935)
Piano
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2010
In: Three Piano Pieces, Grotesque Passacaglia. 22 pages
Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0060

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Apple from the Lap Apple from the Lap | Jablko s klina, op. 10 (1934-1936)
Voice and piano
Text: Jaroslav Seifert
1st edition: HMUB | Prague 1938 (download)
2nd (critical) edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

Performers may want to download this analysis of the cycle by Tereza Jandura.

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Little Song Little Song | Pisnicka (1936)
Piano. 2 pages
1st edition: Melpa | Brno-Prague 1936. (Moravsti skladatele mladezi.) Out of print
2nd edition: Kapralova Society | Toronto 2011
Finale notation: Rain Worthington
Editor: Karla Hartl
Catalogue No.: KS 001
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Sad Evening Sad Evening | Smutny vecer (1936)
For soprano or tenor and piano. 3 pages
Text: Vitezslava Kapralova
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2011
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0067

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Sad Evening for Orchestra Sad Evening | Smutny vecer (1936)
For soprano or tenor and orchestra
Orchestral score. 12 pages
Parts for hire from the publisher
Text: Vitezslava Kapralova
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2016
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Barbora Klusakova

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Military Sinfonietta Military Sinfonietta | Vojenska symfonieta, op. 11 (1936-1937)
Large orchestra
Study score: 86 pages
Parts for hire from the publisher
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
Editor: Olga Jezkova
Foreword in English | Czech
Catalogue No.: R 043

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For Ever Forever | Navzdy, op. 12 (1934-1936)
Voice and piano
Text: Jan Carek, Jaroslav Seifert
1st edition: HMUB | Prague 1949 (download)
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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April Preludes April Preludes | Dubnova preludia, op. 13 (1936-1937)
Piano. 12 pages
Publisher: HMUB | Prague 1938 (download)
Catalogue No.: HM 711



Waving Farewell Waving Farewell | Sbohem a satecek, op.14 (1937)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Text: Vitezslav Nezval
1st edition: HMUB | Prague 1947 (download)
2nd edition: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Ostinato fox Ostinato Fox (1937)
Piano. 2 pages
Publisher: SelfPrint Music | Brno 2007
Editor: Katerina Ruzickova Pinosova



Carol Carol | Koleda (1937)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Text: folk song
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Trio for Woodwinds Trio for Oboe, Clarinet, and Bassoon (1937-1938)
Score: 16 pages
Publisher: EGGE-Verlag | Coblenz am Rhein, 2011
Editor: Stéphane Egeling
Movements: (1) reconstructed autograph score; (2) op. 13/3 and (3) op. 13/4, arranged for trio d'anches
Catalogue No.: EVB 3124 (look under "trio d'anches")



Variations sur le Carillon Variations sur le Carillon de l'Eglise St-Etienne-du-Mont, op. 16 (1938)
Piano. 8 pages
Publisher: La Sirène Musicale | Paris 1938
Editor: Michel Dillard
Catalogue No.: S. 211 M.

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Potpolis Potpolis, op. 17 (1937)
For a capella women's choir. 3 pages
Text: Ondrej Prikryl
Publisher: Editio Supraphon | Prague 1976
Catalogue No.: H 5922
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Seconds Seconds | Vteriny, op. 18 (1936-39)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Texts: Jaroslav Seifert, Josef Hora, Jan Carek, Frana Sramek, Frana Velkoborsky, folk song
Published individually:
Koleda milostna (Love Carol): Editio Supraphon | Prague 1974
Novorocni (New Year's Carol): Melantrich | Prague 1937 download
Velikonoce (Easter): Lidove noviny | Prague 1937 download
Publisher (complete collection): Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Suita rustica Suita rustica, op. 19 (1938)
Large orchestra
Score: 98 pages
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2017
Editors: Robert Skarda, Lucie Slivonova
Foreword (by Judith Mabary) in English | Czech
Catalogue No.: R 370

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Elegy Elegy | Elegie (1939)
Violin and piano
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2009
In: Compositions for Violin and Piano. 21 pages
Critical edition
Editors: Stephen Shipps and Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0055

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Melodrama To Karel Capek | Karlu Capkovi (1939)
Melodrama for reciter, violin, and piano
Score: 4 pages and parts
Text: Vitezslav Nezval
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2011
Editor: Olga Jezkova
Foreword in English | Czech
Catalogue No.: R 239

You will find more information about this piece in The Kapralova Companion, including a fine English translation of Nezval's text.



Fanfare Fanfare | Fanfara (1939)
Scoring: 2 Hn, 2 C-Tpt, Timp.
Finale transcript: Dejan Badnjar
Transposition for brass instruments and Finale notation by Andrew Gilliam
Publisher: Kapralova Society | Toronto 2015
Catalogue No.: KS 003
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Early Songs Song of the Workers of the Lord | Pisen delniku pane (1939)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Partita Partita per pianoforte ed orchestra d'archi, op. 20 (1938-39)
Piano and string orchestra
Study score: 77 pages
1st edition: Svoboda | Prague 1948. Out of print
2nd edition: Czech Radio | Prague 2006
Editor: Olga Jezkova
Foreword in English | Czech
Catalogue No.: R 099

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

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Sung into the Distance Sung into the Distance | Zpivano do dalky, op. 22 (1939)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Text: Viktor Kripner
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Prelude de Noël Prélude de Noël | Vanocni preludium (1939)
Chamber orchestra
Score: 15 pages and parts
Publisher: Czech Radio | Prague 2002
Editor: Olga Jezkova
Foreword in English | Czech
Catalogue No.: R 022

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Christmas Carol Christmas Carol | Vanocni koleda (1939)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Early Songs In the Czech Land | V zemi ceske (1939)
For soprano or tenor and piano
Text: Jan Carek
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages.
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Dance for Piano Dance for Piano | Tanec pro klavir. From: Two Dances for Piano, op. 23 (1939-1940).
Piano, 4 pages
Arranged from an autograph sketch by Giorgio Koukl
Desktop published by: Giorgio Koukl | Lugano, Switzerland 2016

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Festive Fanfare Festive Fanfare | Slavnostni fanfara (1940)
Piano
Published by permission of Alexandra Boucher
Finale notation: Dejan Badnjar
Publisher: Kapralova Society | Toronto 2016
Catalogue No.: KS 007
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Tales Cover Tales of a Small Flute | Povidky male fletny (1940)
Flute and piano
Score: 2 pages and parts
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2014
Editor: Veroslav Nemec
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0069

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Letter Letter | Dopis (1940)
For baritone and piano
Text: Petr Kricka
Publisher: Amos Editio | Prague 2005
In: Pisne | Songs. 146 pages
Critical edition
Editor: Timothy Cheek
Foreword in English | Czech
Cover design: Daniela Zichova
Catalogue No.: AM 0003

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Ritournelle Deux Ritournelles pour violoncelle et piano, op. 25 (1940)
Violoncello and piano
Publisher: Baerenreiter | Prague, 2003
Editor: Milos Stedron
Catalogue No.: H 7827

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