Béla Bartók in Odessa - in the beginning of 1929

from Béla Bartók Letters, page 193:

After the concert we went to a ‘lordly’ mansion now owned by some Ukrainian People’s Commissariat, where a banquet was held in my honour to seal the Hungaro-Ukrainian friendship. There were speeches for which I, too, had to give thanks in return; then there was also a concert afterwards: they played among other things, the 3rd movement of my 1st String Quartet, and quite passably.

cite as

Béla Bartók, and Demény, János (ed.), Béla Bartók Letters (London, 1971), p. 193. https://led.kmi.open.ac.uk/entity/lexp/1450113308587 accessed: 19 May, 2024

location of experience: Odessa


Béla Bartók

Listening to

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Bartók's String Quartet No 1 (3rd movement)
written by Béla Bartók

Experience Information

Date/Time in the beginning of 1929
Medium live
Listening Environment in the company of others, in private, indoors


Letter from Béla Bartók to Mrs. Bartók, née Ditta Pásztory, Kharkov, January 7th, 1929.

Originally submitted by verafonte on Mon, 14 Dec 2015 17:15:09 +0000
Approved on Sat, 23 Apr 2016 20:29:06 +0100