This book is the second volume in a series devoted to the Czech operas of Leos Janacek. Word-for-word and idiomatic English translations are provided along with the International Phonetic Alphabet and practical notes on style, to help singers, condcutors, coaches, stages directors, and devoted Janacek fans all to gain an understanding of the opera and how best to perform it in its original language.
Timothy Cheek, a pianist and vocal coach, is Associate Professor of performing arts at the University of Michigan School of Music in Ann Arbor.
Chapter 1 Preface Chapter 2 Acknowledgments Chapter 3 Introduction Chapter 4 1. Act I Chapter 5 2. Act II Chapter 6 3. Act III Chapter 7 Appendix A Chapter 8 Appendix B Chapter 9 References and Other Sources Chapter 10 Index Chapter 11 About the Author