ISSN : 1803-7828 (Print), 2533-5634 (Online)
Editor in Chief : Tereza Žůrková

An Unknown Authentic Portrait of Gioachino Rossini

This article presents an unknown aquarelle portrait of the composer Gioachino Rossini (1792–1868) deposited in the National Museum in Prague under inventory number H2-61 001/28. The artist is identified as Antonio d’Aquino, duca di Casarano, a Neapolitan nobleman and friend of the composer. It…

Drawings by Bedřich Smetana

Materials preserved from the estate of Bedřich Smetana include a set of small pencil drawings which have so far attracted relatively little attention. They do not comprise any systematic body of art, nor do they reflect a special hobby of Smetana’s. Rather, he generally made them spontaneously,…

Musical Autographs of Otakar Ostrčil in the Czech Museum of Music

This article presents findings from work on a catalogue of the compositions of Otakar Ostrčil (1879–1935), and focuses on autograph musical sources deposited in the Music History Division of the Czech Museum of Music. This institution is the main repository of sources for research concerning…