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Vašek, pašek, bubeník (1924)


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Vašek, pašek, bubeník

Vašek, pašek, bubeník,
zahnal kozy za rybník.
Kozy se mu splašily,
do vody mu skocily.

Silly Billy

Silly Billy, look, the fool
Drives the goats down to the pool.
Goats go mad, away they dash
In the water with a splash.

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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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