From great expectations to great disappointments: Petar Krstic's contribution to the process of reforms of music education in interwar Yugoslavia (1918-1921)

Ivana Vesic
2019 Muzikologija  
This paper deals with the activities of Petar Krstić in the domain of music education in the fi rst years aft er the First World War and the constitution of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes. As a long-serving director of the Serbian Music School, Krstić initiated various processes in order to modernize it and transform it into institution of higher level of music education. For that purpose he focused on the school's internal reorganization and 'etatization' . As a result, Krstić
more » ... esult, Krstić prepared new school regulations and several draft s of legal texts and started negotiations with the authorities. Krstić's ideas, plans and his undertakings concerning the reforms during the rule over the Serbian Music School/Music School in Belgrade will be discussed in detail together with their historical value.
doi:10.2298/muz1927253v fatcat:nypwagaldnco3mcaquor7oj2oa