Music: In Prague

In Prague, the International Music Festival was held, the latest developments of modern European music were presented to congeries of the cognoscenti.

Das Kluge Fuchslein (The Sly Little Fox), an opera by Leos Janáĉek is, in technique, the exact opposite of Jenufa (TIME, Dec. 15), his first opera, written 25 years ago. Jenufa was realism—a Czech Wirklichkeit; this work is phantasy. It tells the story of a fox—no histrionic creature, in whose caperings those of humanity are derisively reflected, but a sharp red beast out of the fen. Captured by a woodcutter, he...

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