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Essays on Czech music

Author: Zdenka E Fischmann; Archives of Czechs and Slovaks Abroad.
Publisher: Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2002.
Series: East European monographs, no. 610.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author was a tireless propagator of the music of her native Czechoslovakia. This book of essays, published by the SVU, the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences which has chapters in major cities around the world, is a tribute to her work. Among the eighteen essays are articles on the first Czech opera, Gustav Mahler and Bohemia, the Max Brod centennial, music in the Terezin concentration camp, and Czech  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Fischmann, Zdenka E.
Essays on Czech music.
Boulder : East European Monographs ; New York : Distributed by Columbia University Press, 2002
(OCoLC)606974403
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Zdenka E Fischmann; Archives of Czechs and Slovaks Abroad.
ISBN: 0880335084 9780880335089
OCLC Number: 50705570
Description: 187 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Music in the Life of Czechs --
A Spanish Maestro with Bohemian Roots --
Vaclav Jan Krtitel Tomasek's Poetic Piano Pieces --
The First Czech Opera: Frantisek Skroup's Dratenik (The Tinker) --
Smetana and Pivoda --
The Smetana Centennial --
Gustav Mahler and Bohemia --
Masaryk and Music --
Vitezslava Kapralova (1915-1940) --
With Extinguished Strength and Heart in the Dust as a Tree That Has Been Uprooted ... A Study of Janacek's Creativity --
The Vixen Bystrouska and her Champions --
The Max Brod Centennial --
Music in Terezin 1941-45 --
Jewish Musicians with Roots in Czechoslovakia --
Some Jewish Musicians from Czechoslovakia --
Oscar Morawetz --
Humanitarian Composer --
Rafael Kubelik --
Czech Music in Texas.
Series Title: East European monographs, no. 610.
Responsibility: Zdenka E. Fischmann.

Abstract:

Musicologist Zdenka Fischmann was a tireless propagator of the music of her native Czechoslovakia. This book of essays is a tribute to her work. Among the 18 essays are articles on the first Czech  Read more...

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