The Music of Béla Bartók A Study of Tonality and Progression in Twentieth-Century Music by Elliott Antokoletz

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Subjects:

  • Composers & musicians,
  • Theory of music & musicology,
  • Music Theory,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Individual Composer & Musician,
  • Music / General,
  • Instruction & Study - General,
  • History & Criticism - By Composer

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Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7709405M
ISBN 100520067479
ISBN 109780520067479

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Wilson explains his theory and then applies it to five important pieces: the Sonata for Piano, the Third Quartet, and movements from the Fifth Quartet, the Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, and the Concerto for.

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The basic principles of progression and the means by which tonality is established in Bartók's music remain problematical to many theorists. Elliott Antokoletz here demonstrates that the remarkable continuity of style in Bartók's evolution is founded upon an all-encompassing system of pitch relations in which one can draw together the diverse pitch formations in his music under one unified.

The composer’s writings, especially on folk music, were compiled and edited by Benjamin Suchoff in Béla Bartók Essays (, reissued ) and Béla Bartók Studies in Ethnomusicology ().

Hundreds of Bartók’s letters and relevant documents were collected and edited by Demény János (János Demény) in several books, most in Hungarian. Hungarian composer Béla Bartók (–) was The Music of Béla Bartók book by the themes, modes, and rhythmic patterns of folk music, which he incorporated into his own distinctive style.

As a teacher, ethnomusicologist, and pianist, he was enormously influential in the direction of 20th-century music/5(4). Bartók’s music is similarly ambivalent. In his earlier years, when his great hero was Richard Strauss, it was often fantastically full-blooded and rich in sound.

Mysterious: Bartók 4/5. This deeply researched biography of Béla Bartók (–) provides a more comprehensive view of the innovative Hungarian musician than ever before.

David Cooper traces Bartók’s international career as an ardent ethno-musicologist and composer, teacher, and pianist, while also providing a detailed discussion of most of his works/5(8). Béla Bartók was a seminal 20 th-century composer and in Hungary on Mahe lived through World War I and experienced the beginnings of World War II, before immigrating with his second wife to the United States in Well, I have to respect this book since it is the first serious and comprehensive study of the life and works of Béla Bartók.

General info: Only a third of the book is dedicated to biographical study, its primary concern is critical analysis of Bartók’s music/5. Béla Bartók – the life and music of the Hungarian maverick Rob Cowan Wednesday, Janu Béla Bartók’s music takes listeners on a journey through folklore and fantasy.

Rob Cowan offers a guide to exploring his compelling genius. The basic principles of progression and the means by which tonality is established in Bartók's music remain problematical to many theorists. Elliott Antokoletz here demonstrates that the remarkable continuity of style in Bartók's evolution is founded upon an all-encompassing system of pitch relations in which one can draw together the diverse pitch formations in his music under one unified.

In Irish music studies the Hungarian composer Béla Bartók () has occasionally, if contentiously, been offered as the model of a kind of figure supposedly absent in the main from Irish. Martin Speake: Duos for Trio: The Music of Bela Bartók review - quiet ingenuity 4 out of 5 stars.

Published: 2 Mar In her new book, Music for Life, the Observer’s classical music. Get this from a library. The life and music of Béla Bartók. [Halsey Stevens] -- Stevens's study is a classic text, combining an authoritative, balanced account of the Hungarian composer's life with candid, insightful analyses of his numerous works, particularly the chamber works.

Hungarian composer Béla Bartók (–) was inspired by the themes, modes, and rhythmic patterns of folk music, which he incorporated into his own distinctive style.

As a teacher, ethnomusicologist, and pianist, he was enormously influential in the direction of 20th-century music.4/4(1). Get this from a library. The life and music of Béla Bartók.

[Halsey Stevens; Malcolm Gillies] -- First published inHalsey Stevens's The Life and Music of Bela Bartok was hailed as a triumph of musicology and quickly established itself as the classic text. Stevens combined an. This authoritative edition of Bartók's early works is the only version based on the Hungarian composer's corrections from his own memorabilia and original editions in the New York Bartók Archive.

Edited by a Bartók trustee and archive curator, it includes an Introduction, translations of. This important and highly original book, written by one of Hungary's leading musicologists, makes a vital contribution to the understanding of the work of one of the greatest composers of the last century.

His research and analysis is liberally illustrated with music examples and diagrams. In this book, Paul Wilson presents a new theoretical and analytical approach to the music of Béla Bartók, Hungary’s most famous composer and a key figure in twentieth-century music.

Wilson explains his theory and the applies it to five important pieces: the Sonata for Piano, the Third Quartet, and movements from the Fifth Quartet, the.

" -- American Reference Book Annual "David Yeomans's study is certainly to be recommended for all good music libraries, pianists and students of Bartók." -- The Music Review "Although there are currently more than 15 books in print about composer Béla Bartók, this short volume is unique in its focus on his complete oeuvre for solo piano.

Reviews "Outstanding a significant achievement not only in Bartók research, but for its special perspective and its wealth of information and documentation regarding Hungarian culture and its relation to the broader European modern scene."—Elliott Antokoletz, author of The Music of Béla Bartók "Béla Bartók and Turn-of-the-Century Budapest is an imaginative and powerful.

This book presents a theoretical account of the music of Béla Bartok. Constantly implicit in such an account is the tension between two conflicting demands: that the account be theoretical, that is, composed of (among other things) broadly applicable general statements directed to certain kinds of musical understanding; and that it be firmly situated within the detailed context formed by.

The Archive Edition. By Béla Bartók / ed. Benjamin Suchoff. Piano Book. New, definitive Archive Edition incorporating composer's corrections.

Includes 'Funeral March' from Kossuth, '14 Bagatelles.' ry: Piano Collection. Get this from a library. The life and music of Béla Bartók.

[Halsey Stevens] -- "Chronological list of works": p Bibliography: Bibliographical footnotes. About. This biography covers the full range of Bela Bartok's () work from his early explorations of the folklore of Hungary to his Third Piano Concerto composed on his deathbed in.

Béla Bartók (bā´lə bär´tŏk, Hung. bā´lô bôr´tōk), –, Hungarian composer and collector of folk studied (–) and later taught piano at the Royal Academy, Budapest. In he and Zoltán Kodály began to collect folk music of Eastern Europe, and throughout his life Bartók devoted much attention to folk music of varied origin.

This aspires to be a complete list of compositions by Béla catalogue numbering by András Szőllősy (Sz.), László Somfai (BB.) and Denijs Dille (DD.) are provided, as well as Bartók's own opus numbers.

Note that Bartók started three times anew with opus numbers, here indicated with "(list 1)", "(list 2)" and "(list 3)" respectively. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Halsey Stevens.

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Similar Items. Related Subjects: (1) Bartók, Béla, -- Confirm this request. By Béla Bartók / ed. Willard A. Palmer. Piano Book. This volume contains 31 pieces from The First Term at the Piano, For Children, 10 Easy Pieces and 7 Sketches. The informative foreword includes Bartók's specific instructions on wrist and finer action, articulations and syncopation.

Each piece is prefaced by a brief introduction. 64 pages. Premiered by the BBC Symphony inthe Cantata profana, subtitled ‘The Nine Enchanted Stags’, sets Bartók’s own Hungarian translation of two Romanian Christmas folk tales and tells the story of two sons who, transformed into stags, refuse their fathers’ pleas to return music is unsettling in places, majestic and touching in : BBC Music Magazine.

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While this book does not go into technical detail or provide extensive analysis of Bartok's music, it does provide a good grounding in Bartok's primary compositional materials and methods, as well a sense of his development/5.

Bartók's classic Hungarian Folk Music, long out of print in English, remains the standard study of a single folk musical culture. This new edition of a major work in ethnomusicology is enriched by Benjamin Suchoff's research on Bartók's notes, analyses, and observations in the New York Archive of Bartók Estate, and the volume contains:Pages:   The definitive account of the life and music of Hungary’s greatest twentieth-century composer This deeply researched biography of Béla Bartók (–) provides a more comprehensive view of the innovative Hungarian musician than ever before.

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