41st National Táncház Festival & Fair • 1–3 April 2022
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New Publication: Bartók, Béla: Turkish Folk Music from Asia Minor/Hungarian title: Török népzene Kis-Ázsiából – Published by Sipos János. L’Harmattan Kiadó, etc. 2019. Budapest. This is the first Hungarian translation of Bartók’s work originally published in English (1976, 2002), then in Turkish in 2017. It contains Bartók’s transcriptions and analysis of folk music collection work he did in Turkey in 1936. Samples of the actual music collected are included, and are also found at: bartok.neprajz.hu/neprajz.torok¬¬_sipos. Bartók wrote the book after he emigrated to New York, then placed the manuscript in the Columbia University library in July of 1944. Printed here is part 2 of the introduction by the editor of this edition, ethnomusicologist Sipos János who specializes in traditional music of Turkey and points eastward.