Berlin, 12 and 13 Jan 1952
NOVAK Slovacka suita Op. 32 (1903)
Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra (RSB)

DEBUSSY Nocturnes (1897-99) (Nuages, Fêtes, Sirènes)


DVORAK Symphony No. 6 in D major Op. 60 (1880)


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 24 and 25 Jan 1952
HAYDN Symphony No. 97 in C major (1792)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

SCHUMANN Concerto for piano and orchestra in A minor Op. 54
Otakar Vondrovic, piano


DEBUSSY Nocturnes (1897-99) (Nuages, Fêtes, Sirènes)
Czech Singers' Chorus - Female voices / Jan Kühn

RAVEL Rapsodie espagnole (1907)


Fibich Hall, Prague, 29 Jan 1952

Concert for the composer's 10th death anniversary
JEZEK Symfonicka basen (Symphonic poem) (1936)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 01 Feb 1952
BARVIK Symfonicky obraz (Symphonic Picture) Op. 20 (Premiere)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

MOYZES Symphony No. 6 in G major Op. 45 (1950-51)


MOZART Concerto for bassoon and orchestra in B flat major K. 191
Karel Bidlo, bassoon


HAYDN Symphony No. 100 in G major (1794)


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 11-12 Feb 1952
MOZART Concerto for bassoon and orchestra in B flat major K. 191
Karel Bidlo, bassoon
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra
Supraphon
14342/44 (78)
Ultraphon
24205/7 (78)
Supraphon
DV 5069 (LP)
Supraphon
LPV 66 (LP)
Supraphon
LPV 66 (LP)
Supraphon
SUA 10208 (LP)
Supraphon
10544/5 (2 LPs) (1. Allegro)
Supraphon
SUA 50710 (LP)
Supraphon [FR]
LPV 66 (LP)
Parliament
PLP(S) 104 (LP)
Supraphon
11 1935-2 (CD)
Supraphon Gold Edition
SU 3678-2 (CD)
BnF Collection
BnF 07 (MP3)

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 13 Feb 1952

VIth Youth concert
DVORAK Karneval Op. 92 (1891)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

DVORAK Concerto for cello and orchestra No. 2 in B minor Op. 104 (1894-95)
Milos Sadlo, cello


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 14 and 15 Feb 1952
DVORAK Karneval Op. 92 (1891)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

DVORAK Concerto for cello and orchestra No. 2 in B minor Op. 104 (1894-95)
Milos Sadlo, cello


DVORAK Symphony No. 8 in G major Op. 88 (1889)


Smetana Hall, Prague, 21 Feb 1952

Concert for the composer's 70th birthday anniversary
VYCPALEK Sursum corda Op. 30 (1950) (Premiere)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

VYCPALEK The Last Things of Man Op. 16 (1921)
Jaroslava Vymazalova, soprano - Zdenek Otava, bass
Czech Singers' Chorus / Jan Kühn

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 06 and 07 Mar 1952
HAENDEL Concerto grosso in F major Op. 6 No. 2
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BRAHMS Alto Rhapsody Op. 53
Maria Krasova, alto
Czech Singers' Chorus / Jan Kühn

BRUCKNER Symphony No. 5 in B major (1877-78)


Stadion, Brno, 13 Mar 1952
HAYDN Symphony No. 100 in G major (1794)
Brno Radio Symphony Orchestra (SOBR)

LISZT Faust Symphony S.108 (1854, 1861)
Josef Valka, tenor
Moravian Chorus / Josef Veselka

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 26 Mar 1952
BACH Suite No. 1 in C major BWV 1066
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BEETHOVEN Fantasy for piano, chorus and orchestra in C minor Op. 80
Ilja Hurnik, piano
Czech Singers' Chorus / Jan Kühn

SMETANA Ma Vlast ( My Country ), 5 . Tabor


SMETANA Ma Vlast ( My Country ), 6 . Blanik


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 27 and 28 Mar 1952
BACH Suite No. 1 in C major BWV 1066
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BEETHOVEN Fantasy for piano, chorus and orchestra in C minor Op. 80
Ilja Hurnik, piano
Czech Singers' Chorus / Jan Kühn

MOZART Symphony No. 41 "Jupiter" in C major K. 551


PROKOFIEV Romeo and Juliet, suite Op. 64 (1933-36)


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 09 Apr 1952
MOZART Symphony No. 40 in G minor K. 550
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

SAINT-SAENS Morceau de concert pour cor et orchestre en Fa mineur Op. 94 (1887)
Ladislav Vondracek, horn


BRAHMS Symphony No. 4 in E minor Op. 98


Smetana Hall, Prague, 24 and 25 Apr 1952
MENDELSSOHN-BARTHOLDY Paulus Op. 36
Drahomira Tikalova, soprano - Beno Blachut, tenor - Karel Berman, bass
Czech Singers' Chorus / Jan Kühn - Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Deutsche Staatsoper, Berlin, 07 May 1952
SMETANA Ma Vlast ( My Country ) (1879)
Staatskapelle Berlin

Smetana Hall, Prague, 04 Jun 1952

Prague Spring Festival, 29 May-16 Jun 1952
SAINT-SAENS Concerto for cello and orchestra No. 1 in A minor Op. 33 (1872) - Recorded
Mtislav Rostropovich, cello
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

TCHAIKOVSKI Rococo variations Op. 33 - Recorded
Mtislav Rostropovich, cello


DVORAK Concerto for cello and orchestra No. 2 in B minor Op. 104 (1894-95) - Live
Mtislav Rostropovich, cello

RadioServis
CR 1998 (CD) (Third movement)

Smetana Hall, Prague, 10 Jun 1952

Prague Spring Festival
BEETHOVEN Coriolanus, overture Op. 62
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BEETHOVEN Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major Op. 61
Alexander Plocek, violin


SUK Asrael, symphony Op. 27 (1905-06)


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 26 Jun 1952

Concert with members of the Smetana quartet
HAENDEL Concerto for viola and orchestra in B minor ( published 1924)
(written by Henri Casadesus)

Jaroslav Rybensky, viola
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

TCHAIKOVSKI Concerto for violin and orchestra in D Op. 35
Ludomir Kostecky, violin


KHACHATURIAN Concerto for violin and orchestra in D minor (1940)
Jiri Novak, violin


Floral Greenhouse Gardens, Kromeriz, 03 Sep 1952
BEETHOVEN Leonore III , overture Op. 72a
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BEETHOVEN Concerto for violin and orchestra in D major Op. 61
Alexander Plocek, violin


BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67


Cirkus Beskyd, Ostrava, 04 Sep 1952
SMETANA Ma Vlast ( My Country ) (1879)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Krematorium, Prague, 23 Sep 1952

Funeral ceremony for Gramofony general manager Josef Has
FIBICH Smutceni pochod (Funeral March, from The Bride of Messina) Op. 18 (1882-83)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

SUK Serenade for string orchestra in E flat major Op. 6 (1892)


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 01 Oct 1952

IInd Youth concert
BEETHOVEN Leonore III , overture Op. 72a
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BEETHOVEN Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1 in C major Op. 15
Jan Panenka, piano


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 02 and 03 Oct 1952
BEETHOVEN Leonore III , overture Op. 72a
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BEETHOVEN Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 1 in C major Op. 15
Jan Panenka, piano


BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67


Reduta , Bratislava, 09 Oct 1952
KUBIN Marycka Magdonova, symphonic poem (1951-52) - Not recorded
Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra

MOZART Concerto for piano and orchestra No. 23 in A major K. 488 - Not recorded
Michal Karin, piano


BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 8 in E major Op. 93 - Not recorded


Racing Club, Plzen, 18 Oct 1952
SMETANA Ma Vlast ( My Country ) (1879)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Smetena Hall, Prague, 24 Oct 1952

Ist precongress concert of the Union of Czech Composers
PETRZELKA Pastoral sinfonietta Op. 51 (1951-52)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

KARDOS Mierova kantata Op. 21b (1950)
Czech Singers' Chorus / Jan Kühn

HRADIL Zpev miru (Peace song) (1951)


SEIDEL Lide bdete (People watch) (3rd mvt)


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 29 Oct 1952

IIIrd Youth concert
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 5 in C minor Op. 67
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 04 Nov 1952

Gala concert for the 70th anniversary of the premiere of the work
SMETANA Ma Vlast ( My Country ) (1879)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 05 Nov 1952

IVth Youth concert
SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad" in C major Op. 60 (1941)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 07 Nov 1952

Gala concert for the 35th Anniversary of the Russian Revolution
PROKOFIEV Russian overture for orchestra Op. 72 (1936-37)
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

SHOSTAKOVICH Symphony No. 7 "Leningrad" in C major Op. 60 (1941)


Dvorak Hall, Prague, 26 Nov 1952

VIth Youth concert [Slansky Trial (20-27 Nov 1952)]
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" in E flat major Op. 55
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

Dvorak Hall, Prague, 27 and 28 Nov 1952
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" in E flat major Op. 55
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 4 in B flat major Op. 60


Smetana Hall, Prague, 19 Dec 1952

Gala concert for Stalin's 73rd birthday anniversary
BEETHOVEN Symphony No. 3 "Eroica" in E flat major Op. 55
Czech Philharmonic Orchestra

SHOSTAKOVICH Song of the Forests Op. 81 (1949)
Antonin Votava, tenor - Ladislav Mraz, bass
Czech Singers' Chorus / Jan Kühn