Barvitius

cover 1919
cover 1919
Smetana opera cover 1918

Contents

History

Karel Josef Barvitius (1864—1937), birth name Karel Brodsky, followed by his son Karel Barvitius (1893-1949), of Prague published classics for the piano, many Smetana works, and some contemporary works between 1914 and 1949. Typical composers and arrangers were:

  • Gustav Roob 1879-1947
  • Norbert Kubát 1863-1935
  • Jaroslav Václav Vacek, 1865-1935
  • Vojtěch Šístek 1864-1925
  • Václav, Vačkář 1881-1954
  • Josef, Holý 1853-1931
  • Josef Bohuslav Foerster 1859-1951
  • Složil Oskar Fetras 1854-1931
  • Rudolf Fiedler, 1879-1962
  • Josef Flegl 1881-1962
  • Karel Zoubek 1902-1959
  • Josef Procházk 1874-1956
  • Antonín Janoušek 1858-1938
  • Jaroslav Křička,, 1882-1969
  • František Jiří Mach 1869-1952 (Violin Arrangements)

Like other Czech publishers, such as Pazdírek, Urbanék, Hudební Matice, and Emanuel Starý, it was nationalized in 1949 and became part of Editio Supraphon.

Editions

Imprints, Addresses, Agencies

Imprints

  • Karel J. Barvitius
  • Barvitiova Edice

Addresses

  • Prague

Plate Numbers

Authority Control

Sources Consulted

  • COPAC
  • KVK
  • Czech Nat lib cat