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Bartók and his world

Author: Peter Laki
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, ©1995.
Series: Bard Music Festival series.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Bela Bartok, who died in New York, is one of the most frequently performed twentieth-century composers. He is also the subject of a growing critical and analytical literature. Divided into three  Read more...

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Named Person: Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Peter Laki
ISBN: 0691006342 9780691006345 0691006334 (pbk. : alk. paper 9780691006338 (pbk. : alk. paper
OCLC Number: 32780914
Description: ix, 314 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Out of Hungary : Bartók, modernism, and the cultural politics of twentieth-century music / Leon Botstein --
Why is a Bartók thematic catalog sorely needed? / Laszlo Somfai --
The gallows and the altar : poetic criticism and critical poetry about Bartók in Hungary / Peter Laki --
Bartók's reception in America, 1940-1945 / Tibor Tallián ; translated by P. Laki --
Bluebeard as theater : the influence of Maeterlinck and Hebbel on Balazs's Bluebeard drama / Carl Leafstedt --
The miraculous mandarin : Melchior Lengyel, his pantomime, and his connections to Béla Bartók / Vera Lampert --
Bartók and Stravinsky : respect, competition, influence, and the Hungarian reaction to modernism in the 1920's / David E. Schneider --
Travel reports from three continents : a selection of letters from Bela Bartok / translated by Peter Laki --
Béla Bartó k: an interview by Dezső Kosztolányi / translated by David E. Schneider --
A conversation with Béla Bartók / translated by David E. Schneider and Klára Móricz --
Recollections of Béla Bartók / translated by Peter Laki and Balázs Dibuz --
A change in style / Edwin Von Der Nüll ; translated by S. Gillespie --
Bartok's Third string quartet / Theodor Adorno ; translated by S. Gillespie --
Bartók's foreign tour / Aladár Tóth ; translated by David E. Schneider and Klára Móricz --
Two Bartók obituaries / Bence Szabolcsi ; translated by Peter Laki --
A selection of poems inspired by Béla Bartók / translated by Peter Laki and Claire Lashley.
Series Title: Bard Music Festival series.
Responsibility: edited by Peter Laki.
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"Adds important material to the slim library of English-language studies of Bartk's achievements."-- The New York Times

 
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