chapter  1
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Analytical and theoretical studies of Bartók’s works

In review of the score, states that String Quartet No. 6 is the latest of the most important series of string quartets since Beethoven. Gives brief summary of quartet composers since Beethoven and then discusses the signifi cance of this quartet in terms of Bartók’s evolution. Presents brief analysis of its form and texture as well as certain technical devices.