2014 /6/1-2

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

Antonín Dvořák – operní skladatel / Antonín Dvořák: The Opera Composer

Antonín Dvořák (1841–1904) has achieved international recognition as a composer of instrumental music but not of Czech national opera. Like Bedřich Smetana, he built up a Czech national opera with a diversity of operatic genres. He dealt with various stimuli including, in particular, German…

Dvořákův jubilejní rok 1941 / The Dvořák Jubilee of 1941

The Dvořák jubilee of 1941, i.e. the musical celebrations accompanying the 100th anniversary of the birth of Antonín Dvořák, was absolutely unique in terms of its scope, intensity, and the involvement of amateur musical ensembles. Over 3,500 musical events took place in just a year, with…

Začněte panny zpívati … a hráti, aneb líbezně rozšafná marginálie k ritornelům Michnovy Loutny české / Begin, O Virgins, to Sing … and Play! – Pleasingly Generous Marginalia for the Ritornellos of Michna’s Loutna česká

This contribution reports on the discovery of a first violin part at the Franciscan Library in Slaný. The part completes the cycle of sacred songs titled Loutna česká (The Czech Lute) by the Czech composer of the middle Baroque period Adam Václav Michna z Otradovic. In the text, the authors deal…

Příbor, Wendelin Hueber a Bonifazio Gratiani ve světle dosud neznámého rukopisu / Příbor, Wendelin Hueber, and Bonifazio Gratiani in Light of a Previously Unknown Manuscript

Research on a folder of manuscript parts from the mid-17th century (NM-ČMH AZ 88) has led to the finding that this previously unknown source, which comes from the town of Příbor in northern Moravia. On the basis of the provenience of inscriptions and impressions of rubberstamps, it is possible to…