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Music from Germany: Janáček, [episode no.] 2033
Additional title: #2033
Additional title: Amarus. German
Janáček, Leoš, 1854-1928 (Composer)
Berger, David, 1916-1997 (Host)
Mácal, Zdeněk (Conductor)
Devos, Louis, 1926- (Performer)
Vrchlický, Jaroslav, 1853-1912 (Librettist)
Kölner Rundfunk-Sinfonie-Orchester (Performer)
Kölner Rundfunkchor (Performer)
Westdeutscher Rundfunk (Associated name)
WQXR (Radio station : New York, N.Y.) (Associated name)
Arbeitsgemeinschaft der Öffentlich-Rechtlichen Rundfunkanstalten der Bundesrepublik Deutschland (Associated name)

Music from Germany (Radio program)

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1976-04-17
Date Issued: 1974
Table of Contents
Cantata Amarus (written in 1898; arranged for tenor, chorus and orchestra) / Leoš Janáček.
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7 2346
Vrchlický, Jaroslav, 1853-1912
Choruses, Sacred (Mixed voices) with orchestra
Songs (High voice) with orchestra
Radio programs, Musical
Radio programs
Content: Text by Jaroslav Vrchlický.
Content: Title from original audiotape reel container.
Content: "Music from Germany [4-17-76]"--From original audiotape reel container spine.
Content: "Return this tape to Gerry G. Dreisbach ... This tape is the property of the Association of German Broadcasters. Reproduction or commercial use not permitted. Return; Music from Germany #2033; Janacek WDR-1974; stereo; 28:15"--From original audiotape reel container.
Performers: Louis Devos, tenor ; Cologne Radio Symphony Orchestra and Chorus ; Zdeněk Mácal, conductor. David Berger, host.
Venue: Broadcast [WQXR studios, New York, New York] [1976 April 17] (original broadcast); Original broadcast recorded by Cologne Radio (WDR: Cologne, Germany) 1974.
Language: Sung in German (original language is Czech); commentary spoken in English.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (28 min., 38 sec.) : analog, 7 1/2 ips, half-track, stereo, NAB ; 7 in.
To celebrate Easter, "Music from Germany" presents the cantata Amarus.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
RLIN/OCLC: 940826588
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20904607
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): af5b3dd0-c359-0133-ec7d-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1854: Creator Born
  • 1928: Creator Died
  • 1976: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2024: Found by you!
  • 2025

MLA Format

Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1976-04-17 - 1974.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Music from Germany" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed April 13, 2024.

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1976-04-17 - 1974). Music from Germany Retrieved from

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Music from Germany