- n Hungarian composer and pianist who collected Hungarian folk music; in 1940 he moved to the United States (1881-1945)
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Bartok, Violin Concertos Nos. 1 and 2
June 14, 2013 - Post-Bulletin
- 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 ...
June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Misha Dichter in Idaho Mountain Express and Guide
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...
- Andrew Lloyd Webber in BBC News
I have always been very aware of Hungarian music - Bartok and Kodaly were very much a part of my early childhood,Lloyd Webber said.
- Leonard Slatkin in Indiana University
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...