Ten inspiring pieces of music 6: Bartok Violin Concerto No.1

Bela Bartok (1881-1945) wrote two violin concertos, both great pieces. However the first violin concerto was only published in 1959 after his death . Why? Therein lies a sorry tale, and part of the reason why I find this piece so moving and why I count it as particularly ‘inspirational’. Bartok was in love. With a […]