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Bar·tók(bär′tŏk′, -tôk′), Béla 1881-1945.
Hungarian pianist and composer whose works, including the music for the opera Duke Bluebeard's Castle (1911) and Concerto for Orchestra (1943), combine Eastern European folk music with dissonant harmonies.
Bartók(ˈbɑːtɒk; Hungarian ˈbɔrtoːk)
(Biography) Béla (ˈbeːlɔ). 1881–1945, Hungarian composer, pianist, and collector of folk songs, by which his music was deeply influenced. His works include six string quartets, three piano concertos, several piano pieces including Mikrokosmos (1926–37), ballets (including The Miraculous Mandarin, 1919), and the opera Bluebeard's Castle (produced 1918)
Bar•tók(ˈbɑr tɒk, -tɔk)
Béla, 1881–1945, Hungarian composer.