Post-Conciliar Liturgical Reform in the Czech Lands and Music of the Liturgy

  • Pavel Kopeček
Keywords: Liturgical music, Roman Liturgy, Eucharistic Prayer, Mass Ordinary, Gregorian chant, Liturgical Movement, Liturgical Reform


The article describes the introduction of the liturgical reform in the Czech Republic and the associated musical creation that would correspond to the
renewed liturgy. It focuses on the work of individual liturgical commissions, the determination of the criteria of musical creation and the prominent music protagonists. At the same time, it describes the progress of the work on the common song-book for the Czech and Moravian dioceses.

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