Suite No.2

Béla Bartók

Suite No.2

Sz. 34, Op. 4, BB40

About this work...

This suite is avowedly Bartok's first composition incorporating the influences of his research into Hungarian folk music. The harmonic language is that of a mildly extended tonality. Bartok originally composed the work from 1905 through 1907, then revised it in 1943. Strings (including harps) and woodwinds dominate the... read more