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Tíha ('Burden') (1908)

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Moravian Folk Poetry in Song

Tíha ('Burden')

Těžko je mi, těžko
na mojim srdečku,
jak by mi hozvazał
hedbavnu šňurečku.
Hedbavnu šňurečku
tu rozvazať možu,
na tebe, synečku,
zapoměť nemožu.

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Leoš Janáček was a Czech composer, musical theorist, folklorist, publicist and teacher. He was inspired by Moravian and other Slavic folk music to create an original, modern musical style.

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