Milan Tesař (*1938)

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1958

The guitar studies program at Prague Conservatory.

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1959

Started concertizing.

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1964

Started teaching at the People's Conservatory

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1967

Played a concert tour in Prague and through Italy.

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1968

Teaching and concertizing in Italy.

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1970

During the 70's Milan Tesař wrote songs and chansons. He worked together with W. Matuška, L. Filipová , V. Neckář, K. Černoch, W. Daněk and with the band Rangers.

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1974

Teaching at Prague Conservatory.

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1975

Breeze from Aranjuez for guitar and strings appeared on television.

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1980

During the 80's he recorded three solo guitar albums for Supraphon.

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1986

In 1986 he began to work together with Vladimír Mikulka. There are eight albums to date, the first of which was recorded for H. Lemoin, Paris, and it was still published by Daminius Records, Germany. Further albums were released during the 90's by Allegro, Praha; Gendai, Tokyo; Vogt a Fritz, Schweinfurt.

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1989

In 1989 he finished an album of original compositions Ballad Stories, which was issued on CD and LP in 1990 (Supraphon).

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1990

Further albums were released during the 90's by Allegro (Praha), Gendai (Tokyo), Vogt & Fritz (Schweinfurt).

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1990

Vladimír Mikulka performed Ballad Stories on this album and Karusell Suite on the CD European Premieres (Supraphon).

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1990

Lenka Filipová recorded his Aria on Concertino and on Concertino II as well (Supraphon).

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1991

In 1991 Milan Zelenka recorded Tesař's Bouquet on an album published by PUNC.

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1994

In 1994 he completed another album of original compositions Czech Colours (EMI - Monitor).

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1996

Vladimír Bláha played Tesař's "Conversations" on the album Czech Guitar Works (ATYPUS).

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1998

Arranged and produced Folk Songs (Polygram) for Lenka Filipová.

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1999

Vladimír Bláha recorded Jumble Suite

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1999

He created compositional support for the brilliant guitar duo P. Henel - Jiří Reiterman. He wrote Czech SongsDance Lessons etc.

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1999

Prague Guitar Quartet recorded his Guitar Quartet for Czechoslovak Broadcasting.

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1999

Pavel Steidl recorded a series of his minor compositions for Czechoslovak Broadcasting.

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2000

In 2000 Vladimír Bláha performed Concert for Guitar and Strings and Eternal Strings at an international festival in Brno.

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2001

In 2001 an album of duets and trios, Guitar Inspirations is released by OPUS.

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2002

In these days he composes and teaches at the Jaroslav Ježek Conservatory in Prague

Contact

Milan Tesař
tesaro@volny.cz
Jabloňová 106
100 00 Praha 10

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