Bartók, Hungary, and the renewal of tradition : case studies in the intersection of modernity and nationality (Book, 2006) [WorldCat.org]
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Bartók, Hungary, and the renewal of tradition : case studies in the intersection of modernity and nationality

Author: David E Schneider
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2006.
Series: California studies in 20th-century music, 5.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"It is well known that Bela Bartok had an extraordinary ability to synthesize Western art music with the folk music of Eastern Europe. What this study makes clear is that, contrary to much prevailing thought about the great twentieth-century Hungarian composer, Bartok was also strongly influenced by the art-music traditions of his native country. Drawing from a wide array of material, including contemporary reviews  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Named Person: Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók; Béla Bartók
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David E Schneider
ISBN: 0520245032 9780520245037
OCLC Number: 65187359
Description: xi, 308 pages : illustrations, music ; 24 cm.
Contents: Tradition rejected : Bartók's polemics and the nineteenth-century Hungarian musical inheritance --
Tradition maintained : nationalism, verbunkos, Kossuth and the Rhapsody, op. 1 --
Tradition transformed : "The night's music" and the pastoral roots of a modern style --
Tradition challenged : confronting Stravinsky --
Tradition transcribed : the Rhapsody for violin no. 1, the politics of folk-music research and the artifice of authenticity --
Tradition restored : the Violin concerto, verbunkos and Hungary on the eve of World War II.
Series Title: California studies in 20th-century music, 5.
Responsibility: David E. Schneider.
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It is well known that Bela Bartok had an extraordinary ability to synthesize Western art music with the folk music of Eastern Europe. This study presents a different approach to Bartok that  Read more...

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