Fine Book Given to Me. Being a Dvorak Society Member. Chance Meeting in a London Cafe ( 1947 ). With a Cellist From The Anglo - Czechoslovak Friendship League. Led to a Trip to Praha. To Study with Talich. Charles Mackerras is Famous for His Interest & Promoting Czech Music. Plus Being Very Good in Opera Music. Straight Talking In His Nature. Caused Him A Problem. Regarding a Remark Regarding Britten. Mackerras Must Be Commended. For His Huge Research in To Musical Scores. Making His Interpretations . Which Was So Authentic. Very Good Personal Contributions. By Dame Janet Baker, Ales Brezina, Nigel Simeone, Heinz Stolba, John Tyrrell & Jiri Zahradka. Lovely Photographs. Plus a Very Good Index of Charles Mackerras Discography. Whilst Finishing the Book. Was Feeling So Emotional. Excellent Book. Did So Much for Music in General. Plus Czech Music has So Much to Be Grateful For.