Janácek: The Excursions of Mr Broucek

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COMPOSERS: Janacek
LABELS: Supraphon
WORKS: The Excursions of Mr Broucek
PERFORMER: Bohumír Vich, Ivo Zídek, Libuse Domanínská; Prague National Theatre Chorus & Orchestra/Václav Neumann
CATALOGUE NO: SU 3985-2

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This pioneering recording of Janácek’s satirical adventure captures the work’s sense of surreal fun, but the rough and ready performance shows its age. Christopher Dingle