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2008 | 45 | 1-2 | 125-178
Article title

Hudební umění jako realizovaná pravdivost. Podíl Aloise Háby na stavbě a propagaci čtvrttónového klavíru

Content
Title variants
EN
THE ART OF MUSIC AS REALISED TRUTHFULNESS. ALOIS HABA'S PARTICIPATION IN THE MAKING AND PROMOTION OF THE QUARTERTONE PIANO
Languages of publication
CS
Abstracts
EN
Based on sources, this article sums up the pioneering period of assertion of micro interval music, and Alois Haba's direct participation in the activities of the music avant-garde between the two World Wars. The article covers the period 1923-1946, and is extended by a brief supplement dealing with the post-war fate of Haba's experiment. The article is based mainly on material from Alois Haba's estate, deposited in the National Museum-Czech Music Museum, Prague, in which survives copious correspondence and other material, documenting this particular segment of the history of Czech modern music. Research focused on Haba's co-operation with the August Foerster piano-making firm from Loebau, in Saxony, who had a filial in Georgswalde (today's Jirikov), in Northern Bohemia, and, according to Haba's design, built several quarter-tone keyboard instruments. Supported by and in co-operation with this firm, Haba launched a number of promotional quartertone music concerts, where he was joined, in the role of pianist, by the composer Erwin Schulhoff.
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Year
Volume
45
Issue
1-2
Pages
125-178
Physical description
Document type
ARTICLE
Contributors
  • Vlasta Reittererova, Hudebni veda, redakce, Etnologicky ustav AV CR, v.v.i., Puskinovo nam. 9, 160 00 Praha 6, Czech Republic; http://dlib.lib.cas.cz/3324/
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Publication order reference
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CEJSH db identifier
10CZAAAA072715
YADDA identifier
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