Janáček: Jenufa

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COMPOSERS: Leoš Janácek
LABELS: Supraphon
ALBUM TITLE: Janáček , Nielsen
WORKS: Jenufa
PERFORMER: Soloists; Brno Janácek Opera Chorus
& Orchestra/Frantisek Jílek

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CATALOGUE NO: SU 3869-2 (1979)

Not as dramatic as Mackerras’s classic Decca set, and it uses the Germanic reorchestration and ending by Kovacovic. But a superbly authentic Czech cast with Benacková’s heartbreaking Jenufa.

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Michael Scott Rohan