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COMPOSITIONS BY VILÉM TAUSKÝ

 

 

1925 1st Cello Sonata ( Conservatoire entrance composition )

1930 Symfonieta for full Orchestra ( State Prize )

1930 3 Songs for soprano & piano

1932-1938 3 operettas:- All performed at Brno Opera House

Marcella, Keep Smiling, Little girl in Blue

1934 Christopher Columbus - a play with music

1935 Music for documentary film The Lost World

1939 Variations for piano on an original theme

1940 2 Military Marches:

The Czechs are Marching, Call to Arms

1941 Coventry: A Meditation for String Quartet

1942 Variations on a Welsh tune for piano

1943 Music for documentary film about Czech Army in England - Interim Balance

1944 Czech Christmas Carols in English for Czech Red Cross

1945 Rhapsody for piano & Orchestra on tunes by Smetana - premièred by Kentner

1950 Concert Overture for Brass Band

Cakes and Ale - Fantasy for Brass Band

1957 Fantasia da Burlesca for Violin & Orchestra - premièred by Frederic Grinke

1964 2nd Cello Sonata

1965 String Quartet

Polka from Bartered Bride in a virtuoso arrangement for Rudolf Firkusný

Essay for solo Viola

1968 Arranged the Vanhall Concerto for Oboe and Strings (Written for Evelyn Rothwell-Lady Barbirolli )

Divertimento for Strings

1973 Concertino for Harmonica,Strings,Harp & Percussion - written for Tommy Reilly. Also used in New York as a ballet

1975 Collection of Czechoslovak Folk Songs - Up and down the River Danube

Ballade for Cello & Piano

1978 From our Village, a 3 movement Suite for Orchestra based on Czech Folk Songs

1980 Suite for Violin & Piano - premièred by Peter Fischer

Soho - Scherzo for Orchestra

Schubert-Liszt Soirée de Vienne - version for Piano & Orchestra

1998 Serenade for Strings

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