Béla Bartók in Vienna - 1918

from Béla Bartók Letters, page 137:

I’m afraid I have been a long time in answering your last letter. My time has been taken up with various things, including the Vienna Concert I told you about when I last wrote. Unfortunately the Rumanian dance series could not be included in the programme, as it would have made it too long. And so the only examples of the soldiers’ songs of Hungary were the Hungarian and Slovakian songs. The King was not present- only the Queen- and you can imagine …   more >>

cite as

Béla Bartók, and Demény, János (ed.), Béla Bartók Letters (London, 1971), p. 137. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450110653714 accessed: 27 November, 2021

location of experience: Vienna


Béla Bartók

Listening to

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Hungarian songs
written by Béla Bartók
performed by Székelyhidy, Béla Bartók
Slovakian songs
written by Béla Bartók
performed by Männergesangverein of Vienna

Experience Information

Date/Time 1918
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public


Letter from Béla Bartók to János Busitia, Rákoskeresztúr (Teréz u. 28.), January 28th, 1918.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:30:53 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:27:53 +0100