Prague: Odeon, 1926. Small octavo (17.5 × 11 cm). Original printed wrappers; 29,  pp. Text block detached from wrappers; else a very good, uncut and unopened copy.
First edition of this short work on modern Russian music, by the Czech Devětsil-affiliated and Dadaist composer, poet, director, and musician, E. F. Burian (1904-1959). The essay focuses on composers including Skriabin, Stravinsky, Prokofiev, Polovinkin, Obukov, as well as the work of the first conductor-less orchestra of the Soviet Union, Persimfans.
As of April 2021, KVK and OCLC show three copies in North America, at the Getty, Stanford, and Yale.
Book ID: P6770