The Life and Music of Bi'Ala Barti'Ak / Edition 3

The Life and Music of Bi'Ala Barti'Ak / Edition 3

by Halsey Stevens
     
 

ISBN-10: 0198163495

ISBN-13: 9780198163497

Pub. Date: 02/28/1993

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

First published in 1953, and again in 1964, Stevens's study is a classic text, combining an authoritative, balanced account of the Hungarian composer's life with candid, insightful analyses of his numerous works, particularly the chamber works. The work now appears in a third edition, prepared by the Bartók scholar Malcolm Gillies. A comprehensive

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First published in 1953, and again in 1964, Stevens's study is a classic text, combining an authoritative, balanced account of the Hungarian composer's life with candid, insightful analyses of his numerous works, particularly the chamber works. The work now appears in a third edition, prepared by the Bartók scholar Malcolm Gillies. A comprehensive chronological list of works is added, together with a select bibliography and discography. Minor revisions to the text are suggested and a new collection of rare photographs is included.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198163497
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/28/1993
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
384
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.87(d)
Lexile:
1340L (what's this?)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Preface to the Revised Edition
A Note on Pronunciation
List of Illustrations
IBiographical Study
1881-19053
1906-192134
1921-194561
IIThe Music of Bartok
The Piano Music109
The Vocal Music141
The Chamber Music: I170
The Chamber Music: II204
The Concertos227
The Orchestral Music256
The Dramatic Music285
Epilogue305
Notes309
Chronological List of Works323
Select Bibliography and Discography343
Index351

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