Béla Bartók in Budapest - 1928

from Béla Bartók Letters, page 190:

I’ve played my piano concerto a few times since I came home; the performances have been as diverse as the receptions!/ The Budapest performance was conscientious enough, considering how things are here (though the brass instruments simply hadn’t the required volume);(...)

cite as

Béla Bartók, and Demény, János (ed.), Béla Bartók Letters (London, 1971), p. 190. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450111896650 accessed: 22 May, 2024

location of experience: Budapest


Béla Bartók

Listening to

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Bartók's Piano Concerto No. 1
written by Béla Bartók
performed by Béla Bartók

Experience Information

Date/Time 1928
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in public


Letter from Béla Bartók to Frigyes Reiner, Budapest, October 19th, 1928.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:51:36 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:28:33 +0100