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Martinů's mysterious accident : essays in honor of Michael Henderson

Author: Michael Brim Beckerman; Michael Henderson
Publisher: Hillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, ©2007.
Series: Studies in Czech music, no. 4.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Bohuslav Martinu (1890-1959) was one of the most prolific composers in the 20th century. Despite the fact that he lived for several years in the United States and had many of his works premiered in this country, he still stands as an enigma. This collection of essays by an international group of experts, is dedicated to the memory of Michael Henderson, who died in 1994 at the age of 47. Henderson was in the process  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Martinů's mysterious accident.
Hillsdale, N.Y. : Pendragon Press, c2007
(OCoLC)872631579
Named Person: Bohuslav Martinů; Michael Henderson; Bohuslav Martinů; Bohuslav Martinů; Bohuslav Martinů
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael Brim Beckerman; Michael Henderson
ISBN: 157647111X 9781576471111 9781576470039 1576470032
OCLC Number: 71244030
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 198 p. : ill., music ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Michael Beckerman --
Michael Henderson (1947-1994) / Graham Melville-Mason --
Michael Henderson's arrival in Prague / Jaroslav Mihule --
Two letters by Michael Henderson / Michael Henderson --
Letter from Michael to Michael / Michael Beckerman --
Martinů's mysterious accident / Michael Henderson --
Bohuslav Martinů and Vítězslava Kaprálová / Michael Henderson --
"The two big states that make decisions about us ..." : [Bohuslav Martinů between McCarthy's America and Communist Czechoslovakia] / Aleš Březina ; translated by Vladimira Šefranka --
Martinů's last opera : a Greek passion? / Jan Smaczny --
Martinů and the American critics / Byron Adams --
Martinů's Strangler : where the Greeks meet the Indians / Judy Mabary --
Form and fantasy in Martinů's piano sonata / Erik Entwistle --
Martinů on The plays of Mary / introduced by Michael Beckerman ; translated by Katarina Va·anová --
A talk around Martinů / Jirka Kratochvíl and Michael Beckerman.
Series Title: Studies in Czech music, no. 4.
Responsibility: Michael Beckerman, editor.
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