First Term at the Piano, Sz.53 (Bartók, Béla)

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 Complete score
#42575 - 0.47MB, 12 pp. -  5.1/10 2 4 6 8 10 (7- V/V/16 - 10475x

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Ottaviano (2009/10/21)

Publisher Info.:

Budapest: Rózsavölgyi és Társa, n.d.(1929).


Mineola: Dover Publications


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 Complete typeset score
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ndmusic (2010/7/22)


Nels Drue Daily

Publisher Info.:

ND Music Edition, No.003, 2010.


Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 - Non-PD EU [tag/del]

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Typeset in LilyPond 2.12.3.


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General Information

Work Title First Term at the Piano
Alternative Title
Composer Bartók, Béla
Opus/Catalogue Number Sz.53 ; BB.66
Movements/Sections 18
Year/Date of Composition 1913/1929
First Publication 1929
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Piano

Misc. Comments

Dating here is wrong.

Quoting László Somfai (Béla Bartók: Composition, Concepts, and Autograph Sources, p.307. here.

"[BB.66 / Sz.52-53/ W.32] Piano method, co-authored with S. Reschofsky - 1913; [revised as] First Term at the Piano, 1929 [Sz.53]) -

No autogr. MS of the 48(?) pieces written by Bartók for the Piano Method and the 18 pieces re-edited separately as the First Term at the Piano exist. Revised copy of the Piano Method for a planned new edition (Béla Bartók Jr.)"

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