Jan Dismas Zelenka,  baroque composer:
born Lounovice 1679, died Dresden 1745.




    These references are presented in random order


Stockigt, Janice (2002). The role of copyists when preparing orchestral oboe parts from scores of Jan Dismas Zelenka. [Article from the homepage of the Australasian Double Reed Society]. Available here.

Stockigt, Janice B. (2000). Jan Dismas Zelenka. A Bohemian Musician at the Court of Dresden. ISBN 0-19-816622-2 (Oxford: Oxford University Press).

Stockigt, Janice (2003). "Catalogo (Thematico) [sic] Della Musica Di Chiesa (Catholica [sic] In Dresda) Composta Da Diversi Autori - Secondo L'Alfabetto 1765": An Introduction. [In English] International Conference on Musicology, Krakow, September 2003. http://www.muzykologia.uj.edu.pl/conference/papers/Janice%20Stockigt.pdf

Agustsson, Johannes (2009). Zelenka's Serenata ZWV 177: a new source discovered. Hudebni veda 46, 1-2: 107-09.

Buzga, Jaroslav (1981). The Vocal Works of Jan Dismas Zelenka. Early Music 9: 177-183.

Charlton, David (1996). Jan Dismas Zelenka (1679-1745). Biography. [Short biography in electronic form]. http://www.classical.net/music/comp.lst/articles/zelenka/bio.html

Reich, Wolfgang (1998). The Wind Sonatas of Jan Dismas Zelenka: Structural Devices and Semantic Implications. In: D. Lasocki (ed.) A Time of Questioning: Proceedings of the International Reed Society, Utrecht 1994, pp.135-152.

Agustsson, Johannes (2013). The secular vocal collection of Jan Dismas Zelenka A reconstruction. Studi vivaldiani 13: 3-52.

Burgess, Geoffrey (1988). The Trio Sonatas of Jan Dismas Zelenka. Journal of the Double Reed Society 16. [Available in electronic form].

Until recently, most of the literature on Zelenka's life and music has been in German.

You can select reading in both German and English by following the link below.

Hopefully, the next decade will see an increase in the number of English books on Zelenka.

With the publication of Janice Stockigt's prize-winning book (from Oxford University Press; see graphic link below), the millenium got off to a good start.

There have been two conferences on Zelenka, one in Marburg (1991) and the other in Dresden and Prague (1995).


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