Bohuslav Martinů: The Compulsion to Compose (review)

  title={Bohuslav Martinů: The Compulsion to Compose (review)},
  author={Erik Entwistle},
  pages={93 - 96}
Bohuslav Martinu° : The Com pulsion to Compose. By F. James Rybka. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2011. [374 p. ISBN 9780810877627. $85.] Illustra - tions, bibliography, index. In a recent review in these pages of Michael Crump's Martinu° and the Symphony (London: Toccata Press, 2010; reviewed in Notes 67, no. 4 [ June 2011]: 744-45) I noted that no monographs on the Czech composer Bohuslav Martinu° (1890-1959) had been published in English since Brian Large's rather slender 1975 study of the…