Pavol Krška (1949) – A Slovak Composer of Sacred Music

  • Miriam Matejová Catholic University in Ružomberok, Slovakia
Keywords: Pavol Krška, sacred works, oratorio, passion, carols


This article deals with selected sacred compositions of the Slovak composer Pavol Krška (1949), who is one of the most important representatives of sacred music in Slovakia in recent decades. His vocal and instrumental pieces Requiem, Stabat Mater and Te Deum are frequently performed and thus brought to the attention of both the lay and professional music community. We believe that, as the composer’s work is so well-known in Slovakia, it will gradually find its place abroad. 


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