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11-20 of 41 videos of music composed by Béla Bartók

Bartók's Three Etudes for Piano, Op. 18 - Visual Score
Bartók's Three Etudes for Piano, Op. 18 - Visual Score John Casten plays Béla Bartók's Three Etudes for piano. No. 1 is a study in disjunct chromaticism; tiring to the hand. No. 2 involves extended arpeggios and a melody in three octaves. No. 3 has rapid figurations and capriciously placed chords. Bartók admitted, "I cannot play the Three Etudes. I haven't played them - ever or anywhere - since 1918."
Allegretto from Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major, Sz. 119, BB 127 - Béla Bartók
Allegretto from Piano Concerto No. 3 in E major, Sz. 119, BB 127 - Béla Bartók Yeol-Eum Son performs the first movement of Béla Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 3, Sz. 119, BB 127. She is joined by the Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, conducted by Myung-Whun Chung.
Bulgarian Rhythm - Béla Bartók
Bulgarian Rhythm - Béla Bartók Marcel plays Béla Bartók's Bulgarian Rhythm on piano.
Rhapsody No. 1 - BB 94 - Béla Bartók
Rhapsody No. 1 - BB 94 - Béla Bartók Audio only - Violinist Josef Szigeti plays Bartók's piece that was dedicated to him, Rhapsody No. 1 for violin and piano.
Béla Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances - Classical Guitar Duet
Béla Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances - Classical Guitar Duet Bartók's Romanian Folk Dances played by classical guitar duo.
Romanian Folk Dances No. 1 - Sz. 56 - Béla Bartók
Romanian Folk Dances No. 1 - Sz. 56 - Béla Bartók Cubus plays "Stick Game" from Romanian Folk Dances by Béla Bartók.
Selections from Slovakian Children's Songs - Béla Bartók
Selections from Slovakian Children's Songs - Béla Bartók Classical guitarist Emre Sabuncuoğlu plays his arrangement of Bartok's Slovakian Children's Songs. Bartok, a Hungarian composer whose passion was studying the music of various cultures, based this collection of children's songs upon Slovakian folk tunes.
String Quartet No. 4 - Béla Bartók
String Quartet No. 4 - Béla Bartók Ken Hamao & Erin Schreiber (Violin), Katie Hagen (Viola), and Tony Rymer (Cello) play Béla Bartók's String Quartet No. 4.
 Bartók Sonatina - Sz. 55, BB. 69 - Visual Score
Bartók Sonatina - Sz. 55, BB. 69 - Visual Score Visual score with Stephen Shevlino's recording of Bartók's Sonatina for solo piano.
Adagio from Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta - Béla Bartók
Adagio from Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta - Béla Bartók Audio only - The third movement of Bartok's masterpiece, an eerie slow movement, is a classic Bartokian "night music" piece. Performed by The RIAS Symphony Orchestra under Ferenc Fricsay, who was Bartok's student.
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