General information
Call number at the BM Institute197/A
Title of the composition Three Songs after Poems by Guillaume Apollinaire, H 197
Class of the sourceMusical source
Type of the sourceAutograph
Language 1Czech
Language 2French
Date of origin1930
Place of originParis
Physical description
Diplomatic transcription of the title pagePsáno pro | paní Andulu Pečírkovou. | Trois mélodies | sur les poèmes de | Guillaume Apollinaire. | B Martinů | Paris 1930.
Number of leaves4
Number of pages bearing notation8
Total number of pages8
Original pagination-
Dimensions (width x height)272 x 347 mm
Arrangement of sections of pagesone double-sheet inserted into the other
Paper characteristicslight brown with darker margins, crumpled, torn at a few places in margins
Number and arrangement of staves14 discrete staves
Total span of staves301 mm
Distance between staff lines2 mm
Writing instrumentpen, black ink
Other markingsCzech text written in pencil probably by Vítězslav Nezval under the French text by Martinů; adaptation of declamation for the Czech text written in several places in pencil probably by Iša Krejčí
CommentsIdentification of inscriptions comming from Nezval and Krejčí based on memoires of Anna Pečírková quoted in article by Eva Žižková in Martinů Revue 1/2017.
Owner of the sourceBohuslav Martinů Foundation, Prague
Place of depositionBohuslav Martinů Centre in Polička
Former ownerKošler, Miroslav
Former owner 2Šafránek, Miloš
Note on the ownershipbefore Šafránek the manuscript was owned by Anna Pečírková
Date of acquisition09/2017
Date of acquisition (BM Institute)09/2017
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