Allegro Barbaro and Other Short Works for Solo Piano

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An outstanding authority on the folk music of Central and Eastern Europe, Hungarian composer Bela Bartok (1881 1945) explored the melodic, harmonic, and rhythmic vocabulary of these regions, evolving a terse, vibrant, and unique musical language in his own works. This important compilation of Bartok's short works for piano contains the "Allegro Barbaro, " a sonorous, boisterous piece of power and bravura; 6 Romanian Folk Dances; 20 Romanian Christmas Carols; 15 Hungarian Peasant Songs, a connected cycle of short folk-tune ...

Allegro Barbaro and Other Short Works for Solo Piano 1998, Dover Publications, Mineola, NY

ISBN-13: 9780486401102

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