Béla Bartók in New York City - at the end of 1941

from Béla Bartók Letters, page 317:

The only bright spot is my work at Columbia University: studying serbo-croatian [sic] folk-music material from really unique records, belonging to the Harvard University. But – hélas- this is only a temporary job and the work probably must remaine [sic] unfinished, so even there is mingled a bitter drop.

cite as

Béla Bartók, and Demény, János (ed.), Béla Bartók Letters (London, 1971), p. 317. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450121029999 accessed: 6 December, 2021

location of experience: New York City

Listeners

Béla Bartók
Composer
1881-1945

Listening to

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Serbo-croatian folk music

Experience Information

Date/Time at the end of 1941
Medium playback
Listening Environment in private, indoors

Notes

Letter from Béla Bartók to Wilhelmine Creel, New York, October 17, 1941.


Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 19:23:50 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:39:08 +0100