Béla Bartók in Budapest - in the middle of 1941
from Béla Bartók Letters, page 299:
…since March 27th I have been deriving a good deal of pleasure from my work on the Yoguslav material which I wrote to you about some time ago (the notation of the music of 1,600 folk epics from a collection consisting of many times that number in all; the material was collected 5 or 6 years ago by a Harvard professor on several thousand records). […]
Béla Bartók, and Demény, János (ed.), Béla Bartók Letters (London, 1971), p. 299. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450119818174 accessed: 1 December, 2023
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|Date/Time||in the middle of 1941|
|Listening Environment||in private, indoors|
Letter from Béla Bartók to his son Béla Bartók, Jr. , New York, April 2nd, 1941.