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Janacek's Harmonic Language?

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Can someone point me in the right direction for understanding Janacek's harmonic world. Is it modal? chromatic? I know he uses a lot of simple folk melodies but he harmonizes them with such a unique sound.
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It is modal from the works I have in mind, I believe the Idyll from suite for strings and the melody in Sinfonietta.
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