The Cambridge Companion to Bartók

Reading sample

Cambridge Companions to Music

Boek (softcover)

Item no.769582
EditorAmanda Bayley
Languageenglish
Scope288 pages; 17 × 24.4 cm
Release year2001
Publisher/ProducerCambridge University Press
Producer No.9780521669580
ISBN9780521669580
43.20 €
Delivery time approx. 1–2 weeks.
add to watch list

Description

This is a wide-ranging and accessible guide to Bartok and his music.

Content

  • Introduction by Amanda Bayley
  • Part I - Contexts: political, social and cultural
  • 1 - The political and cultural climate in Hungary at the turn of the twentieth century
  • By Lynn Hooker
  • 2 - Bartók and folk music
  • By Stephen Erdely
  • Part II - Profiles of the music
  • 3 - Bartók's orchestral music and the modern world
  • By David Cooper
  • 4 - The stage works: portraits of loneliness
  • By Carl Leafstedt
  • 5 - Vocal music: inspiration and ideology
  • By Rachel Willson
  • 6 - Piano music: teaching pieces and folksong arrangements
  • By Victoria Fischer
  • 7 - Piano music: recital repertoire and chamber music
  • By Susan Bradshaw
  • 8 - The Piano Concertos and Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion
  • By Nicky Losseff
  • 9 - Works for solo violin and the Viola Concerto
  • By Peter Laki
  • 10 - The String Quartets and works for chamber orchestra
  • By Amanda Bayley
  • Part III - Reception
  • 11 - Hungarian nationalism and the reception of Bartók's music, 1904–1940
  • By David Schneider
  • 12 - Bartók in America
  • By Malcolm Gillies
  • 13 - Bartók reception in cold war Europe
  • By Danielle Fosler-Lussier
  • 14 - Analytical responses to Bartók's music: pitch organization
  • By Ivan Waldbauer
  • 15 - Bartók at the piano: lessons from the composer's sound recordings
  • By Vera Lampert
  • Notes
  • Select bibliography
  • Index