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The series Music and Painting prepared by J. Bláha has succeeded to the Romanesque period. The author explains and visually demonstrates the linear rhythmical style in arts and the linear counterpoint in music.

In his essay Shape and Time, M. Hons has prepared several examples of active listening to music which together with focused observation and analysis of music perception is expected to bring a pleasant aesthetic experience.

J. Procházková introduces the results of cooperation in the field of education and training in nine countries which she has called The Survey of the Present State of Music Education in Some European Countries.

R. Frič reflects on the role of competition and helps teachers in their key position in this area with his text The Role of Interpretation Competitions in Pedagogical Process.

The note supplement contains four folk songs for three voices and flute in arrangement by Lada Řeháková, the graduate of the field Czech Language – Music Education at Pedagogical Faculty of Charles University in Prague.

In her article Animated World of Fox Bystrouska and Young Listener, H. Váňová evaluates highly the visualisation of listening to Leoš Janáček’s opera which impressed all pupils of music schools, regardless their age.

J. Jiřičková has written methodological notes tothe performance Míša’s Holiday (Music Story) in which children sing, play the rhythmical instruments and the flute.

There are three pieces of present news, a comprehensive review, the list of music anniversaries, another English lesson, English abstracts and a profile for the anniversary year of Bohuslav Martinů in the issue.