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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • Bartók, Béla 1881-1945. Hungarian pianist and composer whose works, including the music for the opera Duke Bluebeard's Castle (1911) and Concerto for Orchestra (1943), combine Eastern European folk music with dissonant harmonies.

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