bartok bartok  /ˈbɑr tək/

Definition(s):

  • (n) Hungarian composer and pianist who collected Hungarian folk music; in 1940 he moved to the United States (1881-1945)

News

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    Bartok, Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Post-Bulletin

  2. Hungary "Meistersinger" triumphs over flooding Danube

    By Michael Roddy BUDAPEST (Reuters) - The flood-cresting Danube outside Budapest's Bela Bartok concert hall threatened to drown audience, singers, chorus and orchestra alike, but it couldn't dampen the high spirits inside for a new production of Wagner's "Die Meistersinger von Nurnberg". The crowning glory of conductor Adam Fischer's eighth annual "Wagner Days" festival, in Wagner's 200th ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

Quotes

  1. "I will be counting on a Steinway to perform," Dichter said with a laugh. "This music represents a range of Western music that is the most interesting to me. In the second half of the performance I will juxtapose Bartok and Liszt, who were...
    on Jul 6, 2010 By: Misha Dichter Source: Idaho Mountain Express and Guide

  2. "I have always been very aware of Hungarian music - Bartok and Kodaly were very much a part of my early childhood," Lloyd Webber said.
    on May 31, 2005 By: Andrew Lloyd Webber Source: BBC News

  3. "Joan has a particularly individual style of writing," Slatkin said. "One could say that there is a great deal of influence from Stravinsky and Bartok, but her music is instantly recognizable as being 'Towering.' In other words, she has her...
    on Feb 6, 2008 By: Leonard Slatkin Source: Indiana University

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