MUSST 3012 - The String Quartets of Bartok

North Terrace Campus - Semester 2 - 2015

The six String Quartets of Bela Bartok are universally acclaimed as being amongst the greatest achievements in the musical repertory. The course will touch on all six of these Quartets but will focus in particular depth on numbers 4, 5 and 6 including - the influence of Eastern European folk idioms, structural symmetry, manipulation of interval cells, transformation of fold based rhythms. Detailed reference to the scores will be required.

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