Composed in 1939, Bartók’s String Quartet No.6 depicts a profound sorrow that gradually overwhelms a series of attempts to break free from its clutches. Typically, Bartók creates a unique compositional structure that serves his powerful artistic vision in a work that speaks for humanity in a deeply personal manner.
Work featured on November 20, 2022.
- Bartók Quartet No. 6 for Strings, BB 119 (1939)