You know the tune, you probably sang it at some point but what you perhaps don’t know is that the song that you might know as “Beer Barrel Polka”, “Rosamunde” or under another name is called Škoda lásky and it’s a Czech song.
Kde domov můj… that is how the Czech National Anthem begins. But where are the origins of this song?
Are you a museum enthusiast? Prague is the place to go because besides the usual ones there are some museums in Prague that will definitely surprise you!
Antonín Dvořák (internationally known also as Dvorak) is one of the most famous Czech composers and also the most internationally played one! Today we celebrate the 180th anniversary of his birth.
If you read our blog regularly, you know that “every Czech is a musician“. The musical literacy in Czech Republic is impressive and it is very common to play at least one musical instruments. And not just piano or guitar, there are some very rare and unusual Czech musical instruments that you’ve probably never heard …
There are so many famous Czech contemporary musicians that if we wanted to list them all at once, we could write a book. So, here goes the second part. And don’t forget to check out also Czech Contemporary Musicians Part 1!
According to a Czech saying every Czech is a musician. While this isn’t necessarily true for everyone, the fact is that the Czech Republic has produced an impressive number of world-famous musicians in the past and it continues to do so in the present. You might know the work and maybe even the name of …
What would Christmas be without the Christmas songs! In Czech Republic they are an important part of the whole Advent time and the time after Christmas. We bring you a list of the most beautiful Czech Christmas songs!
The Czech band Kryštof released a Christmas song with the voice of the Czech legendary singer Karel Gott who passed last year. And it will make your heart soft just like a Christmas song should. image source: https://musicserver.cz/
Does any of these faces look familiar? Well, even if they maybe don’t, you probably know some of the famous melodies these men put down on paper. Meet the most famous Czech composers.