The Bartók Companion

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Malcolm Gillies
Amadeus Press, 1994 - Music - 586 pages
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This book brings together a selection of scholars to show the range of approaches in circulation at the time the wall between East and West came down. After the introductory chapters, the chief divisions of the volume are drawn according to musical genre - piano, chamber, stage, vocal and orchestral - and internally organized according to chronolgy of creation.

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The BartĂłk companion

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In this excellent book, Gillies (music, Univ. of Queensland) collects 38 essays on Hungarian composer Bela Bartok. While Gillies has previously written on the composer in his books Bartok in Britain ... Read full review


Bartok and his Music in the 1990s
The Private
In his Compositional Workshop

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Malcolm Gillies is a Vice-President of The Australian National University. An internationally recognized and preeminent Bartok scholar, he has written extensively on twentieth-century music. His books include Bartok Remembered and Bartok in Britain: A Guided Tour.

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