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Béla Bartók manuscripts, 1940-1981 bulk 1940-1943 

Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945
Phys. Desc: 
2.5 linear feet (2.5 linear feet 5 boxes)
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Scope and Contents

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.