Call for Papers

Issues of Musicologica Olomucensia for the year 2021 (June, December) will be devoted to the work and life of Zdeněk Fibich. We invite proposals for contributions on any of the following topics: 1/The nineteenth-century composer and his or her related professions – the composer versus conductor, pianist, teacher, editor, reviewer, or organizer of musical life – the social status of the composer in the second half of the nineteenth century, 2/Texts or words set to music – music declamation – melodrama and the interpretation of melodrama, 3/The idea of national music –  the realization of national theatre, opera and programme music.

Especially welcomed are contributions directly connected with work and life of Zdeněk Fibich: 1/Zdeněk Fibich’s compositions (operas, melodramas, incidental music, symphonic poems, symphonies, chamber music, piano music), 2/Zdeněk Fibich accepted and rejected, Fibich’s work abroad, 3/Zdeněk Fibich seen by his contemporaries, Fibich’s reception during his lifetime and posthumously.

Submission Guidelines

The articles can be written in English, French, German, Czech and Slovak (4000–8000 words including footnotes). Submitted papers should be formatted for blind review, omitting any references to the author and his publications. In accepted papers such references can be added later. Papers should include an abstract of up to 100 words and 3-7 keywords, both in English. The submissions should comply with the following guidelines: