chapter  6
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Studies of Bartók’s compositional process (sketches, manuscript drafts, editions, versions, his own recordings) and/or history of the works

Compares the two works in terms of musical conception and realization and concludes that there are many similarities between them. Despite the fact that there is no hard evidence, it seems most likely that Ravel’s work had a substantial infl uence on that of Bartók.