A universe of sounds waiting for you


Czech Music Direct is your source of music from Eastern Europe and beyond.  Our Czech, Slovak and Bulgarian labels, Arta, Nibiru, Artesmon, Hevhetia, Hev-Het Tune, Pavlik Records, Gega New and others feature the earliest of notated music, through to cutting edge contemporary sounds in Classical, Jazz, World Music, Elektronika and more.  Our American label  MSR Classics,  features British pianist James Brawn’s Odyssey through all Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas, and highlights the work of American composers and ...

Szymanowski - Debussy - Enescu

All the impressionistic selections in this programme are shadowed by their composition during the two world wars of the 20th century, to which Slovakian musicians, Katarina and Milan Pala, bring an added dimension.

Price

£14.42

Label

Pavlik Records

CD No

PA 0515-2-131

See More

Explore our catalogue

MSR Classics,  present British pianist James Brawn’s Odyssey through all Beethoven’s Piano Sonatas, which he is recording in Potton Hall, Suffolk, England.  Newly released Volume 6 features rarely heard Sonata 4, in E-flat Major, Sonata 11 in B-flat Major and Sonata 12 in A-flat Major.   

Spotlight

Bronius Kutavicius - Violin and Viola Works 1962 - 2012

Bronius Kutavicius

Slovakian violinist Milan Pala brings to life violin and viola pieces by Lithuanian composer Bronius Kutavicius (1932 - 2021). He writes in several modes, traversing the years 1962 - 2012, years that produced a range of compositional innovations.

Price: £14.42

CD No: PA 0516-2-131

Label: Pavlik Records

Format: CD

John Cage - Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano

John Cage

[audio mp3="https://czechmusic.wpengine.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/NoraSkuta-1-Edit.mp3"][/audio]

John Cage's (1912 - 1992) still very Contemporary Sonatas and Interludes for Prepared Piano premiered in 1949.  Inside his prepared piano are screws, nails, rubber and other objects.  Nora Skuta studied this masterwork with John Cage during a visit he made to Slovakia.  Listen to Nora's introduction.  Recorded in SACD Surround Sound.  

 

Price: £10.54

CD No: HV 0011-2-131

Label:

Format: SACD

Trio Patkolo - Astor Piazzolla

Astor Piazzolla

Trio Patkolo are - Romana Patkolo, double bass, Anabela Patkolo, violin and Aniko Patkolo, piano, with their versions of music by Astor Piazzolla, that includes his light filled version of the Four Seasons - as found in Buenos Aires.

Price: £14.42

CD No: PA 0521-2-331

Label: Pavlik Records

Format: CD