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Rozhlasové působení Karla Vetterla

Title in English Karel Vetterl´s Work for the Radio


Year of publication 2007
Type Article in Periodical
Magazine / Source Musicologica Brunensia. Sborník prací Filozofické fakulty brněnské univerzity
MU Faculty or unit

Faculty of Arts

Field Art, architecture, cultural heritage
Keywords Radio; Brno
Description The study recapitulates the work of the leading Czech musicologist and folklorist Karel Vetterl (1889-1979) in the Brno Radio, following the preserved archive materials and correspondence. Vetterl worked for the Brno Radio from 1927 to 1946, his career progressed from programme assistant through the manager of music programmes to the director of the whole Brno Radio. After the war he was discharged for political reasons. Vetterl, one of the first pupils of Vladimír Helfert at the Brno University and his close collaborator, became one the main names among those responsible for programme production in the Brno Radio, which he made a modern radio institution of nationwide importance. At the same time he professed there his scholarly capacity, his pioneering works include the study K sociologii hudebního rozhlasu (On the sociology of music radio, Musikologie I, 1938) and the elaboration of the extensive Katalog hudebních archivů čs. rozhlasu I., II.
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