Rudolf Těsnohlídek and Janacek glagolitic mass pdf Lolek, which was first published in the newspaper Lidové noviny. The opera incorporates Moravian folk music and rhythms. Described as a comic opera, it has nonetheless been noted to contain a serious theme.
Interpretations of the work remain varied, ranging from children’s entertainment to a tragedy. English versions of the opera’s name.
It was probably the German name, used for the 1965 Felsenstein film, that established the English “cunning little”, ignoring the important double meaning in “Sharp-Ears. Then Decca recorded the opera with the Vienna Philharmonic in 1981, and this widely circulated release made The Cunning Little Vixen the international, if inaccurate, standard. When Janáček discovered Těsnohlídek’s comic-strip-inspired story and decided to turn it into an opera, he began work by meeting with the author and beginning a study of animals.