Allegro Barbaro, Sz. 49 composed by BÃ©la BartÃ³k. Edited by Maurice Hinson. For Piano. Masterworks; Piano Solo; Solo. Alfred Masterwork Edition. 20th Century; Masterwork. Advanced. Sheet. 8 pages. Published by Alfred Music (AP.8085).
ISBN 0882848631. 20th Century; Masterwork.
Written in 1911, this piece was Bartok's first large-scale independent piano composition, and the first time he used the piano this percussively. There are many shifts in moods and dynamics from ppp to ffff, and a strong emphasis on accents and a variety of touches. There are excellent performance notes and historic information included by Dr. Hinson.