Bela Bartók: An Analysis of his Music

Erwin Lendvai
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Ernö Lendvai was one of the first music theorists to write on the appearance of the golden ratio and Fibonacci series and how these are implemented throughout Bartk's compositions.This analysis remains one of the most important works studying Bartok's music.


124 pages


  • Introduction
  • 1. Tonal Principles - The Axis System
  • 2. Form Principles - Golden Section
  • 3. FibonacciSeries
  • 4. The Use of Chords and Intervals - Chromatic System
  • 5. Diatonic System
  • Appendices

Additional Information

Item Number: 9781871082753
Format: Book
Instrumentation: book

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