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Loděnice

R Supraphon

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Beroun

۩ - Talich

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Beroun

▲ Talich

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Zdéjcina

⌂ ◘ Talich

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Lochovice

L ◘ Fiala°

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Jince

Josef Slavík°

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Hořovice

۩ musicalia

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Zvíkovec

Mašek°

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Kralovice (okr. Plzeň)

K

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Plasy

music history

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Ostrov

L ◘ JCF Fischer

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Karlovy Vary

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Karlovy Vary

◘ Beethoven

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Karlovy Vary

A Smetana, Beethoven

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Karlovy Vary

⌂ - ◘ Dvořák

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Karlovy Vary

∆ Dvořák

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Karlovy Vary

◘ Dvořák

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Karlovy Vary

∆ Fučík

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Karlovy Vary

◘ Brahms

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Karlovy Vary

▲ FX Mozart

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Kraslice

R wind instr.

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Luby

۩ R string instr.

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Schumann

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Františkový Lázně

◘ ◘ Beethoven

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Františkový Lázně

⌂ - Beethoven

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Františkový Lázně

A Mozart, Beethoven

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Františkový Lázně

۩ - Beethoven

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Mariánské Lázně

Mahler

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Mariánské Lázně

G - ◘ Chopin

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Mariánské Lázně

◘ Chopin

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Mariánské Lázně

Wagner

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Mariánské Lázně

Kálmán

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Mariánské Lázně

J. Strauß

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Teplá

K

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Kladruby (okr. Tachov)

K

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Plzeň

Emil Burian°

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Plzeň

Q

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Plzeň

Smetana - ∆

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Plzeň

N conservatory

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Plzeň

H

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Dolní Lukavice

Haydn ◘ , Fasch

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Přestice

∆ Ryba°

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Lužany

M - Dvořák

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Merklín

Hurka bros.°

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Chudenice

⌂ Reicha

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Klenová

Harant

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Poběžovice

⌂ - Smetana

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Postřekov

Folklore

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Klenčí pod Čerchovem

◘ Jindřich°

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Klenčí pod Čerchovem

▲ Jindřich

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Domažlice

J - Jindřich

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R Supraphon

Loděnice

Gramofonové závody

Factory of the Supraphon recording company (in a former textile mill) with classical music as its core business . The well known trade mark was designed in 1932. In 1946, the firm absorbed the German based brands Esta and Ultraphon.

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۩ - Talich

Husova nám. 15 Beroun

Jenštejnský dům

Museum of local history in a building from 1612 with a room with memorabilia of the legendary conductor Václav Talich.

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▲ Talich

Beroun

městské hřbitov

Grave of Václav Talich, † 1961.

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⌂ ◘ Talich

Zdéjcina

Talichovo Udoli

House of Václav Talich.

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L ◘ Fiala°

Lochovice

Zámek

Birthplace of Josef Fiala, born in 1748 as son of a schoolmaster; because of fire, the school was temporarily sheltered in the castle. Fiala played cello and oboe in the court chapel until 1774.

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Josef Slavík°

Jince

The 'Czech Paganini' Josef Slavík, a friend of Chopin, was born here in 1806. He died in Budapest during a concert tour in 1833.

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۩ musicalia

Hořovice

Zámek

Collection of mechanic musical instruments and a room in honour of the violinist Josef Slavík (1806-33). The village had a reputation of harmonium making.

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Mašek°

Zvíkovec

The brothers Vincenc (°1755) and Pavel Lambert (°1761) Mašek, botrh composers, were born here.

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K

Kralovice (okr. Plzeň)

farní kostel

Fine organ from 1690 by an unknown maker (Mundt?); 1 manual, pedal, 12 stops and painted case.

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music history

Plasy

býv. klášter cisterciaky

The former Cistercian abbey had a concert tradition in the 19th century, when it was occupied by the Metternich family. Smetana appeared here in 1842 and Suk (with the Czech Quartet) in 1893.

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L ◘ JCF Fischer

Zámecký park Ostrov

Zámek / former Gymnasium

Joh. Caspar Ferdinand Fischer was born here c. 1670. He studied at the Piarist gymnasium on the premises of the castle, called 'Burg Schlackenwerth' at the time, and worked in the service of the margrave of Baden, who lived here temporarily; later Fischer followed the court to Rastatt in Baden.

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Karlovy Vary

Karlovy Váry, the former Karlsbad, is since centuries one of the most famous spa resorts of Europe. Bach stayed here in 1718, in the retinue of his Köthen patron – during his absence, his wife Maria Barbara died. Schumann heard Moscheles playing here in 1819 and Chopin and his parents stayed in August 1835 in 'Zur goldenen Rose' in Vřídelní street, čp. 141; demolished in the 1980s.

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◘ Beethoven

Karlovy Vary

Grandhotel Pupp

The largest hotel in town, in communist times called 'Moskva', was built on the spot of a hotel where Beethoven has stayed, as a plaque mentions. Today a favorite address of rich Russians.

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A Smetana, Beethoven

Karlovy Vary

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Monuments of Beethoven (1929) and Smetana (1949).

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⌂ - ◘ Dvořák

Karlovy Vary

Poštovní dvůr

Dvořák's ninth symphony from the New World had its first performance in 1894 in this building.

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∆ Dvořák

Dvořákovy sady Karlovy Vary

Dvořák monument (1974).

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◘ Dvořák

Kostelní ul. 4 Karlovy Vary

Lázeňsky dům 'Termia'

Dvořák stayed in 1879 in the previous building at this address. The plaque is from 1974.

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∆ Fučík

Karlovy Vary

Fučíkovy sady

Monument of the military bandmaster Julius Fučík (1872-1916), creator of Einzug der Gladiatoren.

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◘ Brahms

Pod jelením skokem 12 Karlovy Vary

Brahms stayed here in 1896 (plaque).

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▲ FX Mozart

Hřbitovní ulice Karlovy Vary

Hřbitov

Grave of Mozart's youngest son Franz Xaver (†1844), who took the name Wolfgang Amadeus and worked as a musician in various countries, including the present Ukraine.

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R wind instr.

Kraslice

Former 'Graslitz' , since the 19th century an important centre of wind instruments making. After 1945, the mostly German makers were forced to leave and the state company Amati was established.

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۩ R string instr.

Revoluční čp. 635 Luby

Tradition of string instrument making since 17th century. As in Kraslice after 1945, the Germans were dispelled and the state firm Cremona was established. In the former music school is a collection of string instruments exhibited.

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Schumann

Schumann visited in 1834 the parental home of his then sweetheart Ernestine von Fricken in Asch – the former village name. In his piano cycle Carnaval , the motive a-eb-c-b, German a-es-c-h (= Asch), plays a key roll. Unfortunately, in the village of today nothing refers to Schumann.

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◘ ◘ Beethoven

Národná třída 4/7 Františkový Lázně

penzión Sevastopol

Two plaques and a medallion for Beethoven, who stayed here in 1812.

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⌂ - Beethoven

Národná třída 10/3 Františkový Lázně

Lázeňsky dům 'U tří lilií'

This oldest spa hotel of the town was built in 1794 and visited by Beethoven.

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A Mozart, Beethoven

Lázeňsky park Františkový Lázně

Busts of Beethoven and Mozart in the park.

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۩ - Beethoven

Františkový Lázně

městské muzeum

Goethe and Beethoven exhibition in the town museum.

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Mahler

Hlavní třída 52 Mariánské Lázně

Sofia

Mariánské Lázně, the former Marienbad, was and is the most popular spa after Karlsbad. Mahler stayed in the summer of 1889 in the former ‘Bayrischer Hof’.

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G - ◘ Chopin

Hlavní třída 20 Mariánské Lázně

Lázeňsky dům 'Chopin'

Chopin stayed in 1836 in the former 'Weisser Schwan'. It still stands and houses a Chopin exhibition. A monument was erected in the park Sady V. Skalnika.

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◘ Chopin

Ibsenová 4 Mariánské Lázně

(music school)

Chopin plaque on the music school.

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Wagner

Karlovarská třída 5 Mariánské Lázně

Wagner stayed here in 1845 and met with his opponent, the critic Eduard Hanslick.

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Kálmán

Angličká třída 2 Mariánské Lázně

Lil

Imre Kálmán composed Czardasfürstin, 1914-15, in the former villa ‘Luginsland’.

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J. Strauß

Ruská 124 + 123 Mariánské Lázně

Johann Strauß jr. stayed here in 1890 and 1891.

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K

Teplá

klášter premonstratů

Organ by A. Gartner (?); 3 man., pedal, 34 stops (originally 35; pedal mixture removed in 1892)

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Kladruby (okr. Tachov)

klášter s kostelem P. Marie

Organ by Leopold Burkart, 1726; 2 man., pedal, 24 stops - the choir organ of the same maker and year disappeared.

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Emil Burian°

Plzeň

The composer Emil Burian was born here in 1904.

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Q

Smetanovy sady Plzeň

Velké Divadlo

Opera, operetta and ballet theatre, built in 1898-1902.

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Smetana - ∆

ul. B. Smetany 10 Plzeň

býv. Gymnázium

Smetana studied from 1840 to 1843 in the former Jesuit gymnasium, the first year as a resident; now a library. Diagonally across from here is a Smetana monument.

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N conservatory

Kopeckého sady 10 Plzeň

Pilsen conservatory with an international music academy in the summer months (chamber music, strings).

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Pražská 18 Plzeň

Masné krámy

Former butcher's shops from the 14th c. were converted into an art gallery and concert hall.

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Haydn ◘ , Fasch

Dolní Lukavice

Zámek

Joh. Friedrich Fasch (1721-22) and Josef Haydn (1759-60) have worked in the Morzin castle. The latter composed the first of his 112 symphonies here. Vivaldi's Four Seasons were dedicated to the Morzin family.

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∆ Ryba°

(near church) Přestice

Jakub Jan Ryba, the composer of a still popular Christmas mass, was born here in 1765.

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M - Dvořák

Lužany

Zámek

House of Josef Hlavka, friend and benefactor of Dvořák, who stayed and worked here often . The fine little castle holds several Dvořák memorabilia.

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Hurka bros.°

Merklín

The brothers Hurka were born here: Josef Martin (°1756) was a singer and cellist; he became a Franciscan monk in Spain and died after 1800. Friedrich Franz (°1762) was a song composer; he died in Berlin in 1805.

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⌂ Reicha

čp. 28 Chudenice

Birthplace of the cello virtuoso Josef Reicha, °1752. He was a nephew of the composer Antonín Reicha.

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Harant

Klenová

castle ruin

Ruin of the castle in which the nobleman and composer Kryštof Harant z Polžic a Bezdružic was born in 1564.

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⌂ - Smetana

Poběžovice

Zámek

Smetana worked here in the service of the Thun family in 1845-46.

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Folklore

Postřekov

The village is noted for Chodská folklore and sustains a folk music group; on their website www.postrekovo.cz one can find images and sound samples.

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◘ Jindřich°

čp. 140 Klenčí pod Čerchovem

Pošta

Birthplace of the composer and folklorist Jindřich Jindřich, °1876; the post office of today replaced the original school house.

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▲ Jindřich

Klenčí pod Čerchovem

Hřbitov

Grave of Jindřich Jindřich, †1967.

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J - Jindřich

Husova 61 Domažlice

Jindřich lived on the second store of this former school building, today a museum of Chodská culture. His packed living rooms are kept in original state.

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