Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (Cambridge Music Handbooks) by David Cooper

By David Cooper

Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra has proved to be the most popularly winning live performance works of the 20th century. it really is obvious by way of its champions for example of Bartók's seamless mixture of jap eu people track and Western artwork song, and by means of its detractors as indicative of the composer's creative compromise. This publication incorporates a dialogue of the ancient and musical contexts of the piece, its early functionality background and significant reception. it is usually the 1st entire movement-by-movement synopsis of the Concerto in addition to precise technical information regarding the paintings. in the course of the learn consciousness is interested in the resources of Bartók's musical language, specially these derived from the various people musics he studied.

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Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra (Cambridge Music Handbooks)

Bartók's Concerto for Orchestra has proved to be essentially the most popularly profitable live performance works of the 20th century. it's visible via its champions as an instance of Bartók's seamless mixture of jap ecu people song and Western paintings track, and through its detractors as indicative of the composer's inventive compromise.

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