Béla Bartók in Basel - January, 1938

from Béla Bartók Letters, page 264:

I am the moment on my way home from a little money-making tour: for 3 weeks I have been touring in the few countries that have remained free. I even managed to get to little Luxembourg (they have a good radio orchestra). Only the beginning of my tour really interested me- I started off in Basle with a performance of my new work (which I think I mentioned to you some time ago) for 2 pianos and 2 groups of percussion instruments; my wife played the 2nd piano and held her own splendidly. The …   more >>

cite as

Béla Bartók, and Demény, János (ed.), Béla Bartók Letters (London, 1971), p. 264. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450116296943 accessed: 30 November, 2021

location of experience: Basel

Listeners

Béla Bartók
Composer
1881-1945

Listening to

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Sonata for two pianos and percussion
written by Béla Bartók
performed by Béla Bartók, Ditta Pásztory

Experience Information

Date/Time January, 1938
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, indoors, in public

Notes

Letter from Béla Bartók to Sándor Albrecht, En route, January, 31st, 1938.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 18:04:57 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:32:13 +0100