2017 /9/1-2

ISSN: 1803-7828 (Print), 2533-5634 (Online)
Vedoucí redaktor: Vojtěšková Jana (jana_vojteskova@nm.cz)

Druhý život Mistra Jana Husa a husitství v české a světové hudbě – revoluční rok 1848 / The Second Life of Master Jan Hus and Hussitism in Music of Bohemia and Around the World – The Revolutions of 1848

As part of his research on development of the traditions of “Jan Hus” and “Hussitism” as musical subject matter, the author of the article has concentrated on 1848, the Year of Revolution. The first part of the text introduces the texts of revolutionary songs and outlines the circumstances that led…

Smetana a Shakespeare / Smetana and Shakespeare

This study deals with Bedřich Smetana’s encounters with the legacy of William Shakespeare. The introduction is devoted to Smetana’s participation at the celebration of Shakespeare’s 300th birthday in 1864, at which he took part in the organization and dramaturgy as a conductor and a composer. The…

Dvořákova Mše D dur („Lužanská“) pro sbor, varhany, violoncella a kontrabasy / The Dvořák Mass in D (“Lužanská”) for chorus, organ, violoncello and double-bass

Dvořák’s Mass in D was commissioned by the Czech architect and visionary Josef Hlávka for the consecration of the chapel of his mansion in Lužany; the première of the original version of the work was given at a private service on 11 September, 1887. However, the focus of the present article is on a…