It was widely accepted by musicologists and amateur admirers alike that there is no equal to Bartok when there's a connection to be made between raw music and the world around. His distinct style, being an avid researcher of local folk tales and legends were evident in his body of works. Bartok’s music was a celebration of mystery where the rhythm often rose to scorching levels!
Through his efforts, he collected thousands of songs of folk origin, which were eventually published by scholarly sources and in his own creations. His research into folk songs had helped him to break out of the traditional major-minor tonality of Western music.
Despite his raging illness in his final years, he did manage to churn out some fine masterpieces. Learn more about his personal life, achievements and fame at: https://galaxymusicnotes.com/pages/about-bela-bartok