Béla Bartók, a Hungarian composer (although born in a town now in Romania), lived from 1881 to 1945. Much of his music was influenced by Transylvanian folk tunes.
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Bartók, Béla (1881 - 1945), Hungary
Biographical data, recommended CDs, books and sheet music, bibliography, and links to biographical essays from Dr. Estrella's Incredibly Abridged Dictionary of Composers.
Timeline in German and English with links to related sites.
Find A Grave listing of his Hungarian tomb in Farkasreti Cemetery with portrait photo, pictures of the grave site, and interactive memorial.
Biographical information, links, and directory of MP3 audio files from Classic Cat.
Bela Bartok Club
Unmoderated Yahoo Launch email discussion group dedicated to the man and his music. Membership open to the public.
Weblog by Christine Gleeson dedicated to the man and his works. Includes recommended recordings.
Brief biography and photograph from Decca Classics. Emphasis on influences and development of personal style.
Listing at Boosey and Hawkes music publishers with summary information, photograph, biography, works list, news, performances, discography, new recordings, discography, and RAM audio samples.
Filmography showing cinematic and television use of his works and biographical material from the Internet Movie Database.
Wikipedia article with biography, list of selected orchestral, choral, chamber, piano, and stage works, internal references to related people and topics, external links, and photograph.
Entry at the Lied and Art Songs Text Page with list of vocal works linked to lyrics in German and Magyar, some with English translations.
Béla Bartók Memorial House
Budapest museum reconstructed from his home. Includes photo gallery and concert schedule. [English and Magyar.]
Béla Bartók: Early Ethnomusicologist
Brief biography, quotes, selected works, discography, suggested reading, other resources, chronology, and related articles from Humanities Web.
Classical Music Archives: Béla Bartók
Biography from the Concise Oxford Dictionary of Music. Over 25 complete files offered in MIDI, MP3, and Windows Media audio formats, including live recordings of featured artists.
Kunst der Fuge | Béla Bartók
MIDI files (freely downloadable) of Sonata per piano, Roumanian folk Dances and other pieces; short biography.
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