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Béla Bartók manuscripts, 1940-1981, bulk 1940-1943

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0085
Bib ID 4079017 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945
Title Béla Bartók manuscripts, 1940-1981, bulk 1940-1943
Physical Description 2.5 linear feet (5 boxes)
Language(s) English , Turkish , Serbian , Romanian; Moldavian; Moldovan .
Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

The collection consists of three manuscripts by Bartók, 1940-1943. These manuscripts totalling approximately 2,170 pages are as follows: 1)Romanian Folk Music - Vol. 1 Instrumental Melodies, Vol. 2 Vocal Melodies, Vol. 3 Texts; 2) Turkish Folk Music; and 3) Serbo-Croatian Table of Materials. Also, a small group of letters by Bartók and other concerning his association with Columbia University.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Béla Bartók manuscripts; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Alternate Form Available

Turkish Folk Music and Romanian Folk Music are on: microfilm.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Béla Bartók, 1943. Transferred from Central Files, 1981.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/03/89.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Scores (documents for music) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Columbia University -- : Faculty Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Composers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Folk music -- Romania Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Folk music -- Turkey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Folk music -- Yugoslavia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Folk songs, Romanian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Folk songs, Serbo-Croatian Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Folk songs, Turkish Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Music Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Composer.