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Frontiers in Art Research, 2020, 2(7); doi: 10.25236/FAR.2020.020710.

Analysis of Artistic Features and Performance Skills of Bartok's Piano Sonata


Jingyi Fu

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Jingyi Fu

Nanjing Normal University, The School of Music, Nanjing, Jiangsu 210097, China


Bartok is one of the greatest musicians, performers and composers of the 20th century. His piano sonatas have left a deep mark in the history of world music. The piano sonata is a fusion of Hungarian national music and modern music. It has a high degree of artistry and diversity. In this sonata, it contains not only romanticism, but also primitivism, neoclassicism, etc.. It also has extremely high appreciation and learning value in the art form and performance features. This article analyzes the artistic characteristics and playing skills of Bartok’s piano sonata. Hopefully, this paper can better grasp this great piano piece, and better explian and interpret the emotions and thoughts expressed in the piano piece.


Bartok, Piano sonata, Artistic characteristics, Performance skills

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Jingyi Fu. Analysis of Artistic Features and Performance Skills of Bartok's Piano Sonata. Frontiers in Art Research (2020) Vol. 2 Issue 7: 61-65. https://doi.org/10.25236/FAR.2020.020710.


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