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Bartók: First Rhapsodie; Kodály: Dances from Galanta; Ligeti: Romanian Concerto - Cyril Dupuy (cimbalom); Esther Georgie (clarinet); Jonathan Luxton (natural horn); Kenneth Best (natural horn);...
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  1. Dances of Galánta (Galánti táncok), for orchestra
  2. Two Portraits (Két portré), for violin & orchestra, Sz. 37, BB 48b (Op. 5)
  3. Háry János, suite from the opera for orchestra
  4. Rhapsody for violin & orchestra No. 1, Sz. 87, BB 94b
  5. Concert Românesc, for orchestra
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The folk music of Hungary has long had a powerful influence on Western art music. Brahms, although he had no real intimate knowledge, was infatuated with it. Liszt was among the first to truly investigate the actual folk traditions, but it was not until Bartók and Kodály took to the tiny remote villages of Hungary with manuscript paper and wax cylinders that a true knowledge of Hungarian and Gypsy folk music came to pass. This PentaTone Classics album features five compositions heavily influenced by this research: Bartók's ...

Bartók: First Rhapsodie; Kodály: Dances from Galanta; Ligeti: Romanian Concerto 2010, PentaTone Classics

UPC: 827949036064

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