Magazine article Czech Music

Editorial

Magazine article Czech Music

Editorial

Article excerpt

Dear Readers, and friends of Czech music. The magazine Czech Music enters the new year in a new format. We have decided that a quarterly with a larger number of pages will be better suited to our goal, which is to present articles and information about Czech music and partially compensate for the lack of sufficient literature on Czech musical culture in English.

The face of this issue is Zdenek Macal, who has been appointed principal conductor of the Czech Philharmonic from this season. Our interview with the conductor is complemented by an article on the history and present situation of Czech orchestras.

We also offer two longer articles on Leos Janacek, this time from a slightly unusual point of view. Folk music and the rhythms and melody of speech were important sources of inspiration for Janacek and it is these that are our subject in the current issue.

We return to the contemporary music scene with an interview with the composer Miroslav Pudlak and a review of the premiere of Martin Smolka's opera, Nagano. …

Search by... Author
Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

Oops!

An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.