Articles

Composition without Prospects of Publication: Bartók and the Great War
Magyar Zene (2015) Vol. 53, No. 1, pp. 38-47

Although Bartók gave up composition in the first months of the war--he stopped working on the ballet "The Wooden Prince" and the 2nd quartet--in the spring of 1915 he already finished new compositions (Romanian sets for piano), in 1916 created ...

Sárosi Bálint 90 Éves
Muzsika (2015) Vol. 58, No. 1, pp. np

 

Opening Address: The First Golden Age of the Music Collection
Magyar Zene (2014) Vol. 52, No. 3, pp. 237-241

Between 1958 and 1962 the author spent the first four- and- half years of his career in the Music Collection of the National Széchényi Library, at that time housed in the Festetics Palace in Pest. From a musicologist's point of ...

The Béla Bartók Thematic Catalog in Progress
Studia Musicologica (2012) Vol. 53, No. 1-3, pp. 21-40

At the Bartók International Congress 2000 in Austin, Texas, I discussed basic questions related to the forthcoming Bartók thematic catalog with the temporary text of the entry BB 50 Fourteen Bagatelles as a sample. Thank to the interest of G. ...

Kritikai kiadás - megjegyzésekkel az eloadónak
Magyar Zene (2012) Vol. 50, No. 1, pp. 55-78

The concept of the historisch- kritische Gesamtausgabe series of the 1950s (the New Bach, Mozart, Haydn, etc., editions) is rightly questioned today. Not least because in making an impeccable text of a scholarly edition a certain self- defensive attitude on ...

Critical Edition with or without Notes for the Performer
Studia Musicologica (2012) Vol. 53, No. 1-3, pp. 113-140

The concept of the historisch-kritische Gesamtausgabe series of the 1950s (the New Bach, Mozart, Haydn, etc., editions) is rightly questioned today. Not least because for the sake of making an impeccable text of a scholarly edition a certain kind of ...

"Romlott testëm" és a "páva"- dallam: Széljegyzetek Bartók 1. vonósnégyesének egy témájáról
Magyar Zene (2010) Vol. 48, No. 2, pp. 203-213

In the Allegro vivace finale of the First Quartet there twice appears an Adagio theme (bars. 94-105, 320-329), significantly different from the other themes of the movement, and which is often referred as Bartók's "peacock melody" because of its resemblance ...

"...they are full of invention, fire, good taste, and new effects": Two Compositional Essays in the "Erdody" Quartets Op. 76
Studia Musicologica (2010) Vol. 51, No. 3-4, pp. 317-324

The study revisits Haydn's Erdody Quartets with the premise that it was Haydn's intention to copy the scores of three of the six - in D minor, B-flat and E-flat - as "exemplum" for his own library, and there is ...

Ötven év a Haydn-kutatásban: Visszaemlékezés kritikával
Magyar Zene (2009) Vol. 47, No. 4, pp. 345-355

Presented as the opening address at the "Haydn 2009: A Bicentenary Conference" (Budapest & Eszterháza, 27-30 May 2009), this is a critical review of Hungarian Haydn studies primarily based on the sources of the nationalized Esterházy private collection in the ...

Könyv: Haydn-kismonográfia muzsikusoknak
Muzsika (2009) Vol. 52, No. 10, pp. |np