The Bartók companion / edited by Malcolm Gillies

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Subjects: Composers--Hungary--Biography
Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: Portland, Or. : Amadeus Press, 1994
LC Classification: M, ML
Physical Description: xviii, 586 p., [16] p. of plates : ill., facsims., music, ports. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
Editorial Preface
Acknowledgements
Key to Abbreviations
1. Bartok and his Music in the 1990s / Malcolm Gillies 3
2. The Private Man / Bela Bartok Jun 18
3. In his 'Compositional Workshop' / Laszlo Somfai 30
4. The Ethnomusicologist / Sandor Kovacs 51
5. The Pianist / Janos Demeny 64
6. The Teacher / Malcolm Gillies 79
7. With his Publishers / Adrienne Gombocz 89
8. Youthful Piano Works / Gunter Weiss-Aigner 101
9. 'At last something truly new': Bagatelles / Elliott Antokoletz 110
10. Fusion of National Styles: Piano Literature, 1908-11 / Benjamin Suchoff 124
11. Piano Works of the War Years / Janos Karpati 146
12. Approaching Atonality: Studies and Improvisations / Paul Wilson 162
13. The 'Piano Year' of 1926 / Laszlo Somfai 173
14. Synthesis of East and West: Mikrokosmos / Benjamin Suchoff 189
15. Youthful Chamber Works / Gunter Weiss-Aigner 215
16. Early String Quartets / Janos Karpati 226
17. Violin Sonatas / Paul Wilson 243
18. Middle-period String Quartets / Elliott Antokoletz 257
19. Violin Rhapsodies / Vera Lampert 278
20. Violin Duos and Late String Quartets / Malcolm Gillies 285
21. Masterworks (I): Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta / Malcolm Gillies 303
22. Masterworks (II): Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion / Roy Howat 315
23. Final Chamber Works / Malcolm Gillies 331
24. Opera: Duke Bluebeard's Castle / Gyorgy Kroo 349
25. Ballet: The Wooden Prince / Gyorgy Kroo 360
26. Pantomime: The Miraculous Mandarin / Gyorgy Kroo 372
27. Works for Solo Voice with Piano / Vera Lampert 387
28. Choral Works / Miklos Szabo 413
29. Cantata profana / Gyorgy Kroo 424
30. Youthful Orchestral Works / Gunter Weiss-Aigner 441
31. Two Orchestral Suites / Malcolm Gillies 454
32. The 'Lost' Violin Concerto / Gunter Weiss-Aigner 468
33. Portraits, Pictures and Pieces / Malcolm Gillies 477
34. Dance Suite / Malcolm Gillies 487
35. The First Two Piano Concertos / Janos Karpati 498
36. Second Violin Concerto / Vera Lampert 515
37. Concerto for Orchestra / Elliott Antokoletz 526
38. Final Concertos / Sandor Kovacs 538
Chronology: Bartok's Life and Works 555
Select Bibliography 561
Contributors 568
Index of Bartok's Works 571
General Index 577
Additional Authors: Gillies, Malcolm
Notes: ISBN: 0931340748
ISBN: 0931340756 (pbk)
Bibliography: p. [561]-567
Includes index
OCLC Number: 30845426
ISBN/ISSN: 0931340748
0931340756