11-1-2

2019 /11/1-2

ISSN: 1803-7828
Vedoucí redaktor: Vojtěšková Jana (jana_vojteskova@nm.cz)

The Innovations of Václav František Červený (1819–1896) and the Austrian-Czech Tradition of Making Chromatic Brass Instruments / Inovace Václava Františka Červeného (1819–1896) a rakousko-česká tradice stavby chromatických žesťových nástrojů

Václav František Červený became the founder of the Austro-Czech tradition of manufacturing chromatic brass instruments, which represented in their day an alternative to Adolph Sax’s system. Červený’s innovations were realised successively from the 1840s through the ’80s. Many of these instruments…

Antonín Dvořák in the Notes of the Traveller Josef Kořenský and Czech Society in America in 1893 / Antonín Dvořák v zápiscích cestovatele Josefa Kořenského a česká společnost v Americe v roce 1893

The article is based primarily on Josef Kořenský’s travelogue and diary, and in broader historical contexts it reports on Kořenský’s contacts with Antonín Dvořák in Prague in the 1870s and ’80s and in New York, where the two men met in late May and early June of 1893. There is a detailed description…

The earliest recordings of the works of Antonín Dvořák on standard gramophone records in the collection of the Antonín Dvořák Museum / Nejranější nahrávky děl Antonína Dvořáka na standardních gramofonových deskách ve fondu Muzea Antonína Dvořáka

The article deals with a selection of standard gramophone records from the holdings of the National Museum – Antonín Dvořák Museum. The criteria for the selection were the age of the recordings, the material used for making the discs (shellac), and the recording method mechanical). Analysis of the…