Béla Bartók. Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. , BB Composition Information ↓; Description ↓; Parts/Movements ↓; Appears On ↓. Premiered in , Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta was an incredibly compelling step forward in transferring these forces into the. Alan Gilbert, Music Director. Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta, BB Béla Bartók. Insights Digital Extras. Curated by New York Philharmonic Staff.
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The work’s prosaic title was actually just a working title which was subsequently allowed to stand. Musif for Orchestra; Divertimento; Rhapsody No. Hungarian folksongs for voice and piano.
Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, Sz. 106, BB 114
Material from the first movement cflesta be seen as serving as the basis for the later movements, and the fugue subject recurs in different guises at points throughout the piece.
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The movements each caricature a different form annd adapting them to the precise, shadowy vision of the music. Music Sz; Dance Suite for orchestra No Email required Address never made public.
The opening movement, Andante tranquillo, is a slow fugue on a chromatic melody that springs from a five-note cell, each subsequent phrase growing in length and elaborating on its predecessor. The advertising brochure of Universal Edition was soon able to report that the work had enjoyed triumphant successes worldwide, with around 50 performances in its first year.
The work subsequently grows from the motivic material explored in this first movement.
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Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, Sz.106 (Bartók, Béla)
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All movements are written without key signature:. Commissioned by Paul Sacher to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the chamber orchestra Basler Kammerorchesterthe score percussikn dated September 7, The conductor asked for the right to the world premiere only, for which he offered the composer the sum of Swiss francs.
However homogeneous it may be, the movement string the tone for the whole work, embodying an intense engagement muusic its own material qualified by a frightened sense of distance. It is also recognized as a key work in the music of the 20th century.