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At a Glance
Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.
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.
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
Cataloged Christina Hilton Fenn 04/03/89.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical