Hukvaldy

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20040704

In 1921 Janácek bought a cottage in his native village. John Tusa meets descendants of family and friends in Hukvaldy, and Dennis Marks tells the story of Janácek's developing obsession with Kamila Stosslova, married and less than half his age.

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Rikadla [Nursery rhymes]

20040704

In 1921 Janácek bought a cottage in his native village. John Tusa meets descendants of family and friends in Hukvaldy, and Dennis Marks tells the story of Janácek's developing obsession with Kamila Stosslova, married and less than half his age.

Music includes

Rikadla [Nursery rhymes]

Dennis Marks tramps the streets of the village of Hukvaldy, Janácek's birthplace, to tell the story of the composer's difficult early years and his introduction to music.