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Franta rasu hrál na basu (1924)


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Franta rasu hrál na basu

Franta rasu hrál na basu,
staré kráve u ocasu.
Stará kráva byla ráda,
ze má Frantu kamaráda.

Frank the Knacker Plays the 'Cello

In the cowshed painted yellow
Listening to those notes so mellow,
Frank the knacker plays the 'cello.
Cow thinks Frank's fine old fellow.

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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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