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Author Maurice, Donald.

Title Bartók's viola concerto : the remarkable story of his Swansong / Donald Maurice.

Imprint Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2004.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    785.672 Bartok,B MAU    Available
Description xii, 222 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Series Studies in musical genesis and structure
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-217) and index.
Contents Genesis : circumstances, commission, composition, influences, and the manuscript -- The reconstruction : a critical examination of the work of Tibor Serly -- Première and publication : an account of the events of 1945-49 that led up to the first performance -- Reception : reaction to the first fifty years of the Bartók/Serly viola concerto -- Some aspects of structure : examination of form and possible presence of the Fibonacci series -- Revisions : the revisions of Atar Arad, Csaba Erdélyi, Peter Bartók, and Donald Maurice -- Authenticity : future attempts to achieve a more authentic Bartók viola concerto -- Compositional interpretation : focus on structure, melody, pitch organization, rhythm, and orchestration and texture -- Performance interpretation : focus on tempi, dynamics, phrasing, and articulation in the solo viola part -- The future and legal issues : Bartók's will and estate and matters of copyright.
Subject Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945. Concertos, viola, orchestra.
ISBN 0195156900 (cloth : alk. paper)

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