Cooper, D: Bartok-Concerto For Orchestra


Catalogue No: 9780521485050
Shop Product Code: 161550T
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Department: Biographies & Reference - Books & Literature (Classical)

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra has proved to be one of the most popularly successful concert works of the twentieth century. It is seen by its champions as an example of Bartók's seamless blend of Eastern European folk music and Western art music, and by its detractors as indicative of the composer's artistic compromise. This book contains a discussion of the historical and musical contexts of the piece, its early performance history and critical reception.


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