Diary of One who Disappeared

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Diary of One who Disappeared (Zápisník zmizelého). Song-cycle by Janáček, comp. 1917–19, for ten., cont. (or mez.), 3 women's vv., and pf. Setting of 22 anonymous poems, No.13 being represented by a pf. solo (intermezzo erotico). All the vv. are heard only in No.9, women's vv. only in No.10, ten. and cont. in No.11, the remainder being for ten. F.p. Brno 1921, f.p. in England, London 1922. Eng. trans. by Bernard Keeffe.