Bohuslav Martinu  (1890-1959)
Last updated: 01.03.21
According to The New Penguin Dictionary of Music, Bohuslav Martinu was a Czech composer, formerly violinist; resident from 1932 chiefly in France, also in the USA; pupil of Suk and Roussel. Works include "Comedy on the Bridge", "Julietta", "The Marriage" (English libretto by the composer , after Gogol's play), "The Greek Passion" (after Kazantzaki's novel "Christ Re-crucified") and other operas; 5 symphonies, "Double Concerto" for two string orchestras, piano and kettledrums; concerto for piano, for two pianos, for violin, for two violins; symphonic poems "Tumult" (French "La Bagarre") and "Half-time" (referring to a soccer match); 6 string quartets and other chamber music.
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Pastorals (1951) (Chamber Work with D/D/T(A)/B)smp_logo_88_white.gif
Publisher: Bärenreiter-Verlag (BA3472)