Bartók in Britain
Name of traveller
Béla Bartók (1881-1945)
Reason for travel
- concert at Aberystwyth 16 March 1922
It is a magnificent, hilly region, with a wild, rocky seashore, and there isn’t a single cloud in the sky. (Bartók 33)
- written to his sister on a postcard of the view 'from Constitution Hill'
- terrain: comments on the 'wild, rocky seashore', and the cloudless sky
- original letter included in Hungarian publication: Bartók Béla családi levelei. Ed. Béla Bartók jr. Budapest: Edito Musica, 1981. Print.
Nationality of traveller
Language of publication
English, translated from Hungarian
Gender of traveller
Type of publication
Bartók, Béla. Bartók in Britain. Ed. Malcolm Gillies. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1989. 33. Print.