5-1-2

2013/5/1-2

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

Čtvrttónové a šestinotónové nástroje podle návrhů Aloise Háby

For Alois Hába’s conception of microtonal music to be implemented in practice it was necessary to produce some special musical instruments. The first of them, presented in Prague in 1924, was a quarter-tone grand piano. Subsequent years saw the building of quarter-tone and sixth-tone harmoniums…

Neznámý autentický portrét Gioachina Rossiniho

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 was…

Kresby Bedřicha Smetany

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,…

Notové autografy Otakara Ostrčila v Českém muzeu hudby

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…