Béla Bartók: Hungarian Folk Tunes

Hungarian Folk Tunes

Béla Bartók: Hungarian Folk Tunes for violin and piano | UE8784

Bartók's "Hungarian Folk Tunes" were arranged for violin and piano by Joseph Szigeti in 1926, for which he used six pieces of the piano cycle "For Children".

Instrument:
for violin and piano
Composer:
Bartók Béla
Series:
Universal Geigen Edition
Grade:
5-7
Theme:
Modern Music
Arranger:
Szigeti Joseph
  • UE8784
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-6464-6
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-04802-9
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At thirty-five, Joseph Szigeti was already an internationally famous violin virtuoso. Although he lived abroad, he decided to initiate a fruitful connection with Bartók in a roundabout way. In 1926 Szigeti prepared a transcription for violin and piano of six pieces from Bartók's "For Children", some Hungarian folksong arrangements which Bartók had set for the piano. Szigeti then sent the manuscript to Bartók's publisher, Universal Edition in Vienna, who passed it on to Bartók in Budapest in September of the same year. The composer was impressed by Szigeti's work and approved it after suggesting some changes. These included some minor corrections of the harmony and voice leading in Bartók's original composition as well as some changes in the piano texture, a revision of the key signatures and accidentals, and above all a reorganization of the pieces into three attacca blocks. The present II (b) movement was added by Szigeti following Bartók's advice. It is interesting to note tha

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Instrument:
for violin and piano
Composer:
Bartók Béla
Series:
Universal Geigen Edition
Grade:
5-7
Theme:
Modern Music
Arranger:
Szigeti Joseph

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