44 Duets - Volume I (No. 1-25). (for two violins). By Bela Bartok (1881-1945). For Violin Duet. Boosey & Hawkes Chamber Music. 20th Century and Hungarian. Difficulty: medium. Instrumental duet book. Standard notation. 22 pages. Boosey & Hawkes #M051350780. Published by Boosey & Hawkes (HL.48002993).
With standard notation. 20th Century and Hungarian. 9x12 inches.
Each of the pieces is based on a peasant melody, with two exceptions. The pieces are arranged roughly in order of difficulty.
January 14, 2012
Béla Bartók, 44 Duets (2 vols.)
As a rule sheet music for 2 or more instruments (i.e., chamber music) comes as a set of parts. I was disappointed that this 2-volume item turned out not to include a second copy.
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Location: from Chicago
December 10, 2008
A unique and pleasant collection!
Bartok's work is in many ways bizarre, but represents a genre of music too often overlooked. I recommend this book to anyone with an interest in somewhat bohemian pieces and a love of duets!
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