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Muzikanti, 'Musicians' (1908)

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Moravian Folk Poetry in Song

Muzikanti, 'Musicians'

Muzikanti co děláte,
aj, máte husle, a nehráte!
Zahréte mně na cimbále,
at' moja milá veselá je.
Zahréte mně na husličky,
a rozveselte ty dróžičky.
Zahréte mně na tó basu,
a rozveselte všecku chasu.
Zahréte mně všeci spolu,
a vyprovod'te mě až domu.

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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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