Variations on the Theme by Bohuslav Martinů - Jan Novák

Jan Novák - Variace na téma Bohuslava Martinů

Novák's development as a composer was fundamentally influenced by his study stay in the United States in the year 1947/8, when he studied briefly under Aaron Copland and in the following five months in New York privately with Bohuslav Martinů. The influence of the work of Bohuslav Martinů is evident in particular in the compositions of the first phase of Novák's work. To this time it´s possible to include the emergence of Variations on a Theme by Bohuslav Martinů for two pianos.