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Author Suchoff, Benjamin.

Title Béla Bartók : life and work / Benjamin Suchoff.

Published Lanham, Md. : Scarecrow Press, 2001.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Southbank  780.92 BART/ SUCH    AVAILABLE
Physical description xi, 327 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 298-310) and index.
Contents 1. Early musical developments in Hungary -- 2. Childhood and youth: 1881-1899 -- 3. Summary of Hungarian musical dialect: 1889-1905 -- 4. Fusion of national styles: 1906-1925 -- 5. Synthesis of East and West: 1926-1945 -- 6. Hungarian folk music -- 7. Slovak folk music -- 8. Romanian folk music --9. arab folk music from the Biskra district-- 10. Ruthenian folk melody -- 11. Yugoslav folk music -- 12. Bulgarian folk music -- 13. Turkish folk music from Asia Minor.
Summary This book is the first comprehensive biographical study of Bartok as man, composer, and folklorist, including the background and development of his unique musical language and the impact of his pioneering investigations of multinational musical folklore on his composed works.
Subject Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945.
Composers -- Hungary -- Biography.
Folk music -- Hungary -- History and criticism.
Ethnomusicology -- Hungary -- History -- Sources.
ISBN 0810840766 (alk. paper)