Zieh, Jaroslav

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Zieh, Jaroslav

Zieh, Jaroslav, Czech composer and teacher, son of Otakar Zieh; b. Prague, Jan. 17, 1912. He studied with his father, at the Prague Cons. (1928-31) with Foerster, and at the Charles Univ. in Prague. From 1952 to 1977 he taught at the Prague Academy of Music.


dramatic: Melodrama: Romance hel-golandská (1934). ORCH.: Rhapsody for Cello and Orch. (1956). CHAMBER: Duo for Violin and Cello (1930); String Quartet (1931); Ekloga, nokturno a pastorale for Piano (1932); Matenik for Cello and Piano (1935); U muziky for Octet (1940); Mala serenada for Wind Quintet (1974). VOCAL: Letmy host for Voice and Orch. (1932); solo songs.

—Nicolas Slonimsky/Laura Kuhn/Dennis McIntire

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