Bohuslav Martinů

Bohuslav Martinů

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Bohuslav Martinů
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Czech composer (December 8, 1890, Polička, Czechia - August 28, 1959, Liestal, Switzerland) of modernist classical music. He wrote almost 400 opuses, including six symphonies, 15 operas, 14 ballet scores and a large body of orchestral, chamber, vocal and instrumental works. In the 1930s he experimented with expressionism and constructivism, and became an admirer of current European technical developments. He also adopted jazz idioms. Of the post-war avant-garde styles, neo-classicism influenced him the most. He continued to use Bohemian and Moravian folk melodies throughout his oeuvre, usually nursery rhymes. He emigrated to the United States in 1941, fleeing the German invasion of France. Although as a composer he was successful in America, receiving many commissions, he became homesick for Czechoslovakia. He never returned to his native country, and he died in Switzerland.
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Bohuslav Martinů Discography

Albums

MG 10040 Martinů*Germaine Leroux with Czech Philharmonic Orchestra* under Jaroslav Krombholc / Janáček*Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra* under Karel B. Jirák* Martinů*Germaine Leroux with Czech Philharmonic Orchestra* under Jaroslav Krombholc / Janáček*Czechoslovak Radio Symphony Orchestra* under Karel B. Jirák* - Sinfonietta Giocosa / Lach Dances(LP) Mercury MG 10040 US 1950 Sell This Version
ML 4859 Lukas Foss, Bohuslav Martinů, Darius Milhaud Lukas Foss, Bohuslav Martinů, Darius Milhaud - A Parable Of Death(LP, Album) Columbia Masterworks ML 4859 US 1952 Sell This Version
LDE 3055 Serge Prokofiev*, Bohuslav Martinu*, Paul Hindemith Serge Prokofiev*, Bohuslav Martinu*, Paul Hindemith - 3 Sonates Pour Flute Et Piano(LP, Album) Erato LDE 3055 France 1956 Sell This Version
LM-2083 Piston* / Martinu* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch Piston* / Martinu* - Boston Symphony Orchestra, Charles Munch - Symphony No. 6 / Fantasies Symphoniques(LP, Mono) RCA Victor Red Seal LM-2083 US 1957 Sell This Version
AVRS 6242 Bohuslav Martinů / Karl Amadeus Hartmann - Zürcher Kammerorchester, Edmond De Stoutz, Ulrich Lehmann Bohuslav Martinů / Karl Amadeus Hartmann - Zürcher Kammerorchester, Edmond De Stoutz, Ulrich Lehmann - Concerto Da Camera / Concerto Funebre Für Solovioline Und Streichorchester(LP) Amadeo AVRS 6242 Austria 1960 Sell This Version
SUA 10424 Martinů*, Janáček Quartet, Vlach Quartet Martinů*, Janáček Quartet, Vlach Quartet - String Quartet No. 5 / String Quartet No. 7 Supraphon SUA 10424 Czechoslovakia 1962 Sell This Version
8 20 291 Bohuslav Martinu*, Sergej S. Prokofiew*, Loh-Orchester Sondershausen (Orchester Der Deutsch-sowietischen Freundschaft), Siegfried Rapp Bohuslav Martinu*, Sergej S. Prokofiew*, Loh-Orchester Sondershausen (Orchester Der Deutsch-sowietischen Freundschaft), Siegfried Rapp - Concertino Für Klavier (linke Hand) Und Orchester (1962), Konzert Für Klavier Und Orchester Nr. 4 Op. 53 (1931) (Für Die Linke Hand)(LP, Mono) ETERNA 8 20 291 German Democratic Republic (GDR) 1962 Sell This Version
33Д-9473, 33Д-9474 Б. Мартину* - Анатолий Ведерников*, Симфонический Оркестр Московской Гос. Филармонии* Б. Мартину* - Анатолий Ведерников*, Симфонический Оркестр Московской Гос. Филармонии* - Симфониетта(10", Mono) Melodija (2), Melodija (2) 33Д-9473, 33Д-9474 USSR 1962 Sell This Version
SUA ST 50486 Martinů*, Strauss*, František Hanták, Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, Turnovský*, Vogel* Martinů*, Strauss*, František Hanták, Brno State Philharmonic Orchestra, Turnovský*, Vogel* - Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra / Concerto For Oboe And Orchestra Supraphon SUA ST 50486 Czechoslovakia 1963 Sell This Version
SUA ST 50031 Martinů* Concerto For Violin And Orchestra / Concerto For Piano And Orchestra Supraphon SUA ST 50031 Czechoslovakia 1963 Sell This Version
DEL 12016 Edward Elgar*, Martinu*, Alan Loveday, Leonard Cassini Edward Elgar*, Martinu*, Alan Loveday, Leonard Cassini - Violin Sonata / Violin Sonata(LP, Mono) Delta (3) DEL 12016 UK 1963 Sell This Version
SUA 18591 Bohuslav Martinů Sinfonietta Giocosa / Incantation (Piano Concerto No. 4) (Album) Supraphon SUA 18591 Czechoslovakia 1964 Sell This Version
SUA ST 50529 Dvořák* / Martinů*, Smetana Quartet Dvořák* / Martinů*, Smetana Quartet - String Quartet In D Minor / String Quartet No. 4(LP) Supraphon SUA ST 50529 Czechoslovakia 1964 Sell This Version
SUA 10634 Josef Suk, André Navarra, Honegger* / Martinů* / Kodály* Josef Suk, André Navarra, Honegger* / Martinů* / Kodály* - Duos For Violin And Violoncello Supraphon SUA 10634 Czechoslovakia 1965 Sell This Version
SUA ST 50698 Bohuslav Martinů, Foerster Trio Bohuslav Martinů, Foerster Trio - Piano Trio No. 3 ● Bergerettes Supraphon SUA ST 50698 Czechoslovakia 1965 Sell This Version
SM 93702 Bohuslav Martinu* / Hans-Werner Henze* / Paul Hindemith Bohuslav Martinu* / Hans-Werner Henze* / Paul Hindemith - Moderne Cellomusik(LP) Da Camera SM 93702 Germany 1965 Sell This Version
139 116 De Falla* / Martinu*, Margrit WeberBavarian Radio Symphony*Rafael Kubelik De Falla* / Martinu*, Margrit WeberBavarian Radio Symphony*Rafael Kubelik - Nights In The Gardens Of Spain / Fantasia Concertante Deutsche Grammophon 139 116 Germany 1966 Sell This Version
DV 6213 Bohuslav Martinů Symphony No. 4 / Tre Ricercari Supraphon DV 6213 Czechoslovakia 1966 Sell This Version
SUA ST 50877 Bohuslav Martinů, Chamber Harmony, Prague*, Martin Turnovský, Jacques Ibert, André Navarra, Josef Suk Bohuslav Martinů, Chamber Harmony, Prague*, Martin Turnovský, Jacques Ibert, André Navarra, Josef Suk - Concertino For Violoncello / Duo No.2/ Concerto For Violoncello Supraphon SUA ST 50877 Czechoslovakia 1967 Sell This Version
SUA 10778 Igor Stravinskij*, Bohuslav Martinů Igor Stravinskij*, Bohuslav Martinů - Žalmová Symfonie / Proroctví Izaiášovo (Album) Supraphon, Gramofonový Klub SUA 10778 Czechoslovakia 1967 Sell This Version
0 12 0261 Bohuslav Martinů / Miloslav Bureš (2) Bohuslav Martinů / Miloslav Bureš (2) - Otvírání Studánek / Romance Z Pampelišek (Album) Supraphon 0 12 0261 Czechoslovakia 1968 Sell This Version
KM 1 Bohuslav Martinů, Die Kammermusiker Zürich Bohuslav Martinů, Die Kammermusiker Zürich - Chamber Music(LP) Tonstudio Max Lussi, Basel KM 1 Switzerland 1968 Sell This Version
SUA 10950 Albert Roussel, Bohuslav Martinů, Novák Quartet Albert Roussel, Bohuslav Martinů, Novák Quartet - Roussel String Quartet Op. 45, Martinů String Quartet No. 6(LP, Mono) Supraphon SUA 10950 Czechoslovakia 1968 Sell This Version
SUA ST 50926 Poulenc* / Martinů* Poulenc* / Martinů* - Concerto Champêtre / Concerto For Harpsichord(LP) Supraphon SUA ST 50926 Czechoslovakia 1968 Sell This Version
1 11 0575 Bohuslav Martinů Sonata No. 3 For Violin And Piano / Five Madrigals(LP) Supraphon 1 11 0575 Czechoslovakia 1969 Sell This Version