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Bohuslav Martinů

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Variations on a Slovakian Theme

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  1. The Variations on a Slovakian Theme were composed between 14th and 20th of March 1959 at Pratteln in Switzerland, were he was a guest of Paul Sacher and his wife. Martinu was at this point seriously ill with stomach cancer and he died in August the same year, only two months before his last set of variations received their first performance in Prague.