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Suite No 14

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Béla Bartók

Béla Bartók


General Info

Year: 1916 /
Duration: c. 9:00
Difficulty: VI (see Ratings for explanation)
Original Medium: Piano
Publisher: Manuscript
Cost: Score and Parts – Unknown


Movements

1. Allegretto - 2:15
2. Scherzo – 2:00
3. Allegro Molto – 2:20
4. Sostenuto – 4:25


Instrumentation

Clarinet quartet


Errata

None discovered thus far.


Program Notes

When this suite was composed, I had in mind the refining of the piano technique, the changing of piano technique into a more transparent style, a style of more of bone and muscles, opposing the heavy chordal style of the later romantic period, i.e., unessential elements like the broken chords and other figures are omitted and it is a simpler style.

- Program Note by composer


Starting from a moderately fast dance-like beginning, the composition accelerates as movement succeeds movement and becomes more personal and wild until, at the height of the chase, it abruptly reverts – in the last movement – into slow music expressing solitude.

- Program Note from liner notes for Dunelm Records Introducing Eva Kára, Piano


Commercial Discography

None discovered thus far.


State Ratings

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Performances

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Works for Winds by this Composer

Adaptable Music


All Wind Works


Resources

None discovered thus far.