Contents: Bartok: Cantata Profana -- Konzert für Klavier und Orchester Nr. 1 -- Tanz-Suite -- Berg: Lulu-Suite -- Boulez: Sur Incises -- Pli selon Pli No. 3 -- Messiaen: Oiseaux Exotiques -- Weill: Die Dreigroschenoper -- Pärt: Fratres, for chamber ensemble.
Contents: Der Schäfer -- Scherzlied -- Lied, ein Paar zu besingen (1,2) -- Wechselgesang -- Klage -- Trinklied.
From the preface: "…there is an element in Bartok which has a resonance only for Hungarians. In this book I have tried to show Bartok in the context of his country and its capital, where he lived for most of his adult life…". Many illustrations, classified list of works, bibliography, discography,…
This comprehensive biography of the great 20th century composer draws upon a copious amount of correspondence, much of it not available in English. With a preface, list of works, notes, bibliography, and index. 54 figures. 8 tables.
The six string quartets of Bartok are performed by the Chiara String Quartet. On two CDs.
This set contains the recordings of the music of Bartok made by Boulez for Deutsche Grammophon. Various artists.
Contents: String Quartet No. 1 / Ligeti -- String Quartet No. 1 / Kurtag -- String Quartet No. 4 / Bartok. Performed by the Armida Quartet.
Contents: String Quartet No. 12 / Dvorak -- String Quartet No. 2 / Bartok -- String Quartet No. 3 / Dohnanyi. Performed by the Quatuor Modigliani.
Bartok: Contrasts / Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion. Ligeti: Concerto for Piano and Orchestra -- Concerto for Cello and Orchestra -- Concerto for Violin and Orchestra. With Ensemble Intercontemporain.
Contents: Fourteen Bagatelles -- Seven Sketches -- Two Elegies -- Two Roumanian Dances. With an introduction by Bartok and an afterword in English, French, Germany, Hungarian and Japanese. Critical notes in English. Bartok first prepared these pieces for a collected edition in 1945.
Contents: Piano Concerto, Op. 38 / Barber -- Piano Concerto No. 3 / Bartok - Tokyo Encore / Jarrett.
Bartok expert Suchoff presents a compliation of essays from 50 years of research into the life and music of the composer. With a preface, index and music examples.
28 music examples, bibliography, index. Appendix: Bartok's own program notes for the Boston premiere and a newspaper article by Rudolph Elie jr. Also in paper - ISBN 0521485053 $10.95. Requoted at reduced price for the hardcover edition.
Contents: Divertimento for Strings / Bartok -- Concerto for Piano, Strings and Percussion / Veress -- Mystere de l'instant / Dutilleux. With Denes Varjon, piano. Heinz Holliger conducts the Chamber Orchestra of Lausanne.
Contents: Two Portraits -- Dance Suite -- Piano Concerto No. 2 -- Divertimento for String Orchestra. Featuring pianist Geza Anda. With the RIAS Sinfonieorchester Berlin.
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Inspired by the Bartok Quartets; in three movements: the two outside showing the short, angular themes and rhythmic variety reminiscent of Bartok; the second is rhapsdic and lyric.
This disc features Bartok's Piano Concerto No. 2. With the Radio-Sinfonieorchester Stuttgart des SWR. Recorded in 1950 and 1973.
Bartok: String Quartet No. 4. Ligeti: String Quartet No. 1 (Metamorphoses nocturnes). Kurtag: 12 Mikroludien. Performed by the Cuarteto Casals.
Contents: Schrift-Um-Schrift, by Wolfgang Rihm -- Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion, by Bartok. With the GrauSchumacher Piano Duo and percussionist Jan Schlichte.