Bartók for Piano (Paperback)

A Survey of His Solo Literature

By David Yeomans

Indiana University Press, 9780253213839, 176pp.

Publication Date: June 22, 2000

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... detailed and thorough... a wealth of information... David Yeomans deserves our thanks for a job exceedingly well done." --American Music Teacher

... a must for pianists... " --American Reference Book Annual

David Yeomans's study is certainly to be recommended for all good music libraries, pianists and students of Bart k." --The Music Review

Although there are currently more than 15 books in print about composer B la Bart k, this short volume is unique in its focus on his complete oeuvre for solo piano.... Recommended for pianists, piano teachers, and students from lower-division undergraduate level and above." --Choice

... the entire book is indispensable for any of us before we play another Bart k piece." --Clavier

This work collects in one place an enormous number of 'facts' about the piano music of Bart k... for planning concerts and student repertoire, and as a survey of an important body of 20th-century music, this listing is valuable." --Library Journal

This chronological listing of more than 400 pieces and movements presents in convenient form essential information about each of Bart k's solo piano works, including its various editions, timing, level of difficulty, pertinent remarks by the composer, and bibliographical references to it.

About the Author

David Yeomans is Associate Professor of Music at Texas Woman's University.