This comprehensive, accessible guide to Bart k and his music contains up-to-date research by a new generation of Bart k scholars. Part I sets the cultural, social and political background in Hungary at the beginning of the twentieth century, and considers Bart k's research into folk music. Part II surveys his compositional output in all genres, relating changes in style to broad aesthetic issues, his folk music studies, and his activities as a pianist, music editor and teacher. The final part considers various aspects of reception and the variety of responses to Bart k's music in Europe and the United States.
Author: Amanda Bayley Publisher: Cambridge University Press Published: 03/26/2001 Pages: 288 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 1.08lbs Size: 9.66h x 6.30w x 0.63d ISBN: 9780521669580