6-1-2

2014/6/1-2

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

Antonín Dvořák – operní skladatel

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 Romantic…

Dvořákův jubilejní rok 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…

Výstavní činnost Společenstva hotovitelů hudebních nástrojů v Praze

In connection with the new Act on Trades of 1859, the Association of Musical Instrument Makers and Dealers was founded. Its activity focused mainly on support for and development of that trade, but it was also involved in promotional activities including the holding of exhibitions. The Association…

Neznámá korespondence Josefa Bohuslava Foerstera a Františka Bílka

The composer Josef Bohuslav Foerster (1859–1951) and the versatile visual artist František Bílek (1872–1941) maintained cordial relations for more than forty years. Their mutual correspondence between 1899 and 1941 kept at the National Museum – Czech Museum of Music bears witness to that friendship.…

Další památky z rodiny Josefa Suka

Among this year’s additions to the collections of the National Museum – Czech Museum of Music, there is a large set of documents relating to four generations of the Suk family: the schoolmaster Josef Suk (1827–1913), the composer Josef Suk (1874– 1935), the agricultural engineer Josef Suk…