ON DORA PEJAČEVIĆ (1885–1923)

Pejačević is often credited with having introduced the orchestral song — well known in the oeuvres of canonical composers ranging from Berlioz, Richard Strauss, and Mahler — into Croatia. Here is one of her four orchestral songs: Verwandlung (Transformation), Op. 37b (1915):

Here is her Phantasie concertante for piano and orchestra, Op. 48 (1919):

To close, here is Pejačević’s C-major String Quartet, Op. 58 (1922) — her last completed work, published in Dresden by H. Bock just months before her death:

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