Czechoslovak Radio

Czechoslovak Radio

 

(Československý Rozhlas), a government organization of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic. Founded in 1923 in Prague, Czechoslovak Radio broadcasts in Czech and Slovak over five national networks (1980): Prague, Bratislava, Vltava, Děvín, and Hvězda. In some parts of Slovakia and in the northern Czech Socialist Republic programs are offered in Hungarian, Polish, and Ukrainian. Foreign broadcasts are made in Czech, Slovak, English, German, French, Russian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, and Arabic. In 1979 the organization operated 93 studios throughout the country.

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In 1943, Czechoslovak Radio broadcast a programme about it, based on the script by the Ustinad Orlici writer Marie Rollerova (daughter of the former regens chori Petr Kocian), which also included music performed by the association members, who even recorded a gramophone disc on the occasion.
All day and night I listened to the Czechoslovak radio.
On August 21, 1968, as Hungarian soldiers marched into Czechoslovakia with the Soviet troops, the official Czechoslovak radio was being broadcast - in Czech - from Rudi Sandor Street in Budapest, Hungary.
In the 1920s, he worked there as a repetiteur and Kapellrneister at the National Theatre; after spending a short time in the USA, from 1926 to 1929 he was a pianist and conductor of the Czechoslovak Radio Orchestra in Brno, between 1929 and 1931 he served as a conductor at the National Theatre.
Josef Kahn, choirmaster and former singer, founded his choir in 1932 within Czechoslovak Radio.
Marie Podvalova--soprano, Theodor Srubai baritone, Karel Kalas--bass, Beno Blachut--tenor, Ludmila Cervinkova--soprano, Marta Krasova--alto, Prague Czechoslovak Radio Choir, Jiri Pinkas--chorus master, Prague Radio Symphony Orchestra, Alois Klima--conductor.
The Czech Philharmonic, the Symphony Orchestra of the Czechoslovak Radio, Sir Charles Mackerras conductor.
This west-coast orientated orchestra and its members formed the basis of the future Dance Orchestra of Czechoslovak Radio (TOCR), which had its premiere in March 1960.
Recorded: 1958, 1968, 1971, 1960, 1952, 1962, 1959, 1973, 1955, 1984, Czechoslovak Radio Studios, Prague.
Aside from advances on the technical side, which at the very beginning were the prime concerns, the first years of the activities of Czechoslovak Radio saw a general stabilisation of the structure of broadcasting: the establishment of specialised departments and development of programme schemes and formats.
In 1947 Ancerl became chief of the Czechoslovak Radio Orchestra, and had soon worked up a remarkably broad repertoire from which the operas, or rather their old radio recording, still attract great attention today.