JULY 2022

Bohuslav Martinů Institute at the IAML Congress

The employees of Bohuslav Martinů Institute are taking part in the Congress organized by International Association of Music Libraries, Archives and Documentation Centres (IAML) that takes place in Prague 24-29 July. The Institute will also welcome the congress participants and present its library and way of work.

More information at the IAML Congress website.

Program concerning Bohuslav Martinů and the BMI:

 Monday 25. 7., 9.00–10.30

“The Big Four” thirty years after the Velvet Revolution: research institutes, publishing projects, and the works of Smetana, Dvořák, Janáček, and Martinů

Presented by the Organizing Committee

Welcome: Pia Shekhter (IAML President, Gothenburg University)
Chair: Aleš Březina (Bohuslav Martinů Institute, Prague)

Sandra Bergmannová (National Museum - Bedřich Smetana Museum, Prague)
Veronika Vejvodová (National Museum -  Antonín Dvořák Museum, Prague)
Aleš Březina (Bohuslav Martinů Institute, Prague)
Ondřej Pivoda (Moravian Muzeum, Brno)
Eva Velická (Bärenreiter, Prague)

Tuesday 26. 7., 11.00-12.30  

New critical editions: issues of editing and promotion 

Presented by the Forum of Sections

Chair: Sandi-Jo Malmon (Harvard University, Cambridge, MA)

Rima Povilioniene (Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theater, Vilnius) 
Digital documentation and critical edition of Čiurlionis's piano works: vision of interactive database

Veronika Vejvodová (National Museum, Czech Museum of Music, Antonín Dvořák Museum, Prague) 
Antonín Dvořák's songs: editorial challenges

Natálie Krátká (Bohuslav Martinů Institute, Prague) and Aleš Březina (Bohuslav Martinů Institute, Prague)
To make a real theatre: Preparation of a monograph on the Bohuslav Martinů Musical Theater until 1937, including a critical edition of the librettos

Thursday 28. 7., 16.00-17.30  

Czech musicians and their collections

Presented by the Forum of Sections

Chair: Jim Cassaro (University of Pittsburgh)

Miklós Grégász (University of Debrecen) 
Moments from the life of Jan Kubelik and his family, as seen through the visual inheritance of their seamstress and through the contemporary Hungarian press

Jane Gottlieb (The Juilliard School, New York) 
Rudolf Firkušný and Yveta Synek Graf: Czech music collections at The Juilliard School

Aleš Březina (The Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Růžičková Endowment Fund, Prague) and Martin Ledvinka (Bohuslav Martinů Institute, Prague)
Bohuslav Martinů’s and Viktor Kalabis’ online archives