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Bartok for Piano : A Survey of His Solo Literature - David Yeomans

Bartok for Piano

A Survey of His Solo Literature

Paperback Published: 22nd June 2000
ISBN: 9780253213839
Number Of Pages: 176

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..". detailed and thorough... a wealth of information... David Yeomans deserves our thanks for a job exceedingly well done." -- American Music Teacher

..". a must for pianists... " -- American Reference Book Annual

"David Yeomans's study is certainly to be recommended for all good music libraries, pianists and students of BartA3k." -- The Music Review

"Although there are currently more than 15 books in print about composer BA(c)la BartA3k, this short volume is unique in its focus on his complete oeuvre for solo piano.... Recommended for pianists, piano teachers, and students from lower-division undergraduate level and above." -- Choice

..". the entire book is indispensable for any of us before we play another BartA3k piece." -- Clavier

"This work collects in one place an enormous number of 'facts' about the piano music of BartA3k... for planning concerts and student repertoire, and as a survey of an important body of 20th-century music, this listing is valuable." -- Library Journal

This chronological listing of more than 400 pieces and movements presents in convenient form essential information about each of BartA3k's solo piano works, including its various editions, timing, level of difficulty, pertinent remarks by the composer, and bibliographical references to it.

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"... detailed and thorough ... a wealth of information ... David Yeomans deserves our thanks for a job exceedingly well done." --American Music Teacher" " ... a must for pianists ... " --American Reference Book Annual "David Yeomans's study is certainly to be recommended for all good music libraries, pianists and students of Bart-k." --The Music Review "Although there are currently more than 15 books in print about composer Bela Bartok, this short volume is unique in its focus on his complete oeuvre for solo piano... Recommended for pianists, piano teachers, and students from lower-division undergraduate level and above." -Choice " ... the entire book is indispensable for any of us before we play another Bartok piece." -Clavier "This work collects in one place an enormous number of 'facts' about the piano music of Bartok ... for planning concerts and student repertoire, and as a survey of an important body of 20th-century music, this listing is valuable." --Library Journal. "... the entire book is indispensable for any of us before we play another Bartok piece." --Clavier

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Introduction: Bart=k as Pianist and Piano Teacher
Using the Survey
Chronological Survey of Bart=k's Solo Piano Works
Funeral March from Kossuth, Sz. 21
Four Piano Pieces, Sz. 22
Rhapsody, Op. 1, Sz. 22
Rhapsody, Op. 1, Sz. 26
Three Hungarian Foilsongs from Csik, Sz. 35a
fourteen Bagatelles, Op. 6, Sz. 29
Ten Easy Piano Pieces, Sz. 29
Two Elegies, op. 8b, Sz. 41
For Children (Volumes I and II), Sz. 42
Two Romanian Dances, Op. 8a, Sz. 43
Seven Sketches, Op. 9b, Sz. 44
Four Dirges, Op. 9a, Sz. 45
Two Pictures, Op. 12, Sz. 46
Three Burlesques, Op. 8c, Sz. 47
Allegro Barbaro, Sz. 49
Piano Method, Sz. 52
The First Term at the Piano, Sz. 53
Sonatina, Sz. 55
Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56
Romanian Christmas Songs (Series I and II), Sz. 57
Suite, Op. 14, Sz. 62
Three Hungarian Folk-tunes, Sz. 66
Fifteen Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz. 71
Three Studies, Op. 18, Sz. 72
Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Op. 20, Sz. 74
Dance Suite, Sz. 77
Sonata, Sz. 80
Out of Doors, Sz. 81
Nine Little Piano Pieces, Sz. 82
Three rondos on Folk Tunes, Sz. 84
Petite Suite, Sz. 105
Mikrokosmos (Volumes I-VI), Sz. 107
Solo Piano Works in Order of Difficulty
Publishers' Addresses
Editions and Transcriptions by Bart=k of Keyboard Works by Other Composers
Critical Survey of Teaching Editions and Collections of Bart=k's Piano Music
Bibliography
Index
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ISBN: 9780253213839
ISBN-10: 0253213835
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 22nd June 2000
Publisher: INDIANA UNIV PR
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.65  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.3

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