Classical Memories 25 March: Béla Viktor János Bartók

The Boypoet Remembers....

Béla Viktor János Bartók Béla Viktor János Bartók

Composer: Béla Viktor János Bartók

Dates: 25 March 1881 – 26 September 1945

Nationality: Hungarian

Title of Piece: Suite for Piano, Op 14

Brief Biography: Bartók is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century and along with Liszt one of the foremost Hungarian composers. He was one of the founders of ethnomusicology. Bartók’s music reflects two musical trends of the 20th century that dramatically changed the way music sounds, the breakdown of the diatonic system of harmony and the revival of nationalism as inspiration.

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I am a freelance writer and poet and started writing after raising my two boys as a way of discovering just who Jez is. That is still very much an on-going project but the journey so far has introduced me to many wonderful friends and fellow writers through an ever growing love of poetry.
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