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Bartok & Kodaly

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Bartok & Kodaly

...fresh, authentic and perceptive interpretations
BKD 234 (Linn Records)
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1
Dances of Galanta

Dances of Galanta

Composer Zoltan Kodaly
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
16:37 Play $6.85
2
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: I. Andante tranquillo

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: I. Andante tranquillo

Composer Bela Bartok
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:39 Play $3.40
3
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: II. Allegro

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: II. Allegro

Composer Bela Bartok
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:34 Play $3.40
4
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: III. Adagio

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: III. Adagio

Composer Bela Bartok
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:18 Play $3.40
5
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: IV. Allegro molto

Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: IV. Allegro molto

Composer Bela Bartok
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
7:24 Play $3.40
6
Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: I. Allegro non troppo

Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: I. Allegro non troppo

Composer Bela Bartok
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
9:27 Play $3.40
7
Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: II. Molto adagio

Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: II. Molto adagio

Composer Bela Bartok
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
9:29 Play $3.40
8
Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: III. Allegro assai

Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: III. Allegro assai

Composer Bela Bartok
Conductor Sir Charles Mackerras
Band Scottish Chamber Orchestra
07:30 Play $3.40
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Sir Charles Mackerras and the SCO offer fresh, authentic and perceptive interpretations of works by Bartók and Kodály

Originally released in 2004, Bartok & Kodaly has been re-issued as part of Linn's ECHO series which offers a second chance to enjoy the best of the label's award-winning catalogue.

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Scottish Chamber Orchestra

Scottish Chamber Orchestra

The Scottish Chamber Orchestra Linn series features performances conducted by Robin Ticciati, Andrew Manze, Christian Baldini, Alexander Janizcek, Joseph Swensen, Antonio Méndez, Ben Gernon and Sir Charles Mackerras.
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Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras

Sir Charles Mackerras enjoyed a long relationship with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra and was renowned as an expert in Mozart interpretation.
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Both Bartók works represented here would figure in any round-up of 20th century masterpieces; intensely expressive and colourful they feature the folk-dance rhythms the composer favoured. Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste' is Bartók's tour de force; this is Sir Charles Mackerras' first recording of this colourful and spectacular work. The ‘Divertimento' is a work of contrasts: its two bright, joyful outer structures enclose a sombre ‘Adagio'.  Kodály shared Bartók's fascination with folk music and his ‘Dances of Galánta' is a symphonic poem distinguished by brilliant orchestration and cast in rondo form, taking its material from 18th-century verbunkos (Hungarian dance) music.

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Sir Charles Mackerras - One of the greatest conductors of all time
01 April 2011
As voted by BBC Music Magazine
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Ballet Review
'These pieces work well together in these fine performances...'
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HighFidelityReview.com
Highly recommended.
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The Absolute Sound
It's the Bartok Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste you'll want this disc for.
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Gramophone - Awards Issue
...there's something very inviting about the warmth Mackerras casts over this music, a warmth aided by Linn's well-handled recording.
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UltraAudio.com
I like this recording enough to cry "Encore!" for a companion disc containing Bartók's Dance Suite and other short works by Bartók and Kodály.
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Sunday Telegraph
A 'wonderful' and 'sparkling' performance
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International Record Review
Sparkling...
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Atlanta Audio Society
The vivacity of the outer movements is of special note in this performance.
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ClassicsTodayFrance.com
4 Stars
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HDTV Magazine
5 Stars
Highly recommended for "newbies" and seasoned aficionados alike!
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The Sunday Times
...their playing here has a virtuosity, a rhythmic élan and a palette of rich orchestral colour to challenge the finest performances.
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What Mackerras has going for him is delicate yet potent recorded sound...
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HiFi Choice
5 Stars
A recording to 'keep you on the edge of your seat'
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Sunday Herald
5 Stars
These are thrillingly alive performances, persuasive in every department and superbly recorded.
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The Guardian
4 Stars
...Mackerras brings vividness and a real sense of drama.
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The Observer
A 'ravishing disc'
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The Daily Telegraph
...as fresh and authentic as they come...
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The Scotsman
...music of enormous originality and colour.
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07 December 2017 to 07 December 2017
Scotland
USHER HALL, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EA Scotland United Kingdom
ROBIN TICCIATI CONDUCTS DVORÁK PIANO CONCERTO

14 December 2017 to 14 December 2017
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
KARINA CANELLAKIS CONDUCTS BARBER VIOLIN CONCERTO

15 December 2017 to 15 December 2017
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
KARINA CANELLAKIS CONDUCTS BARBER VIOLIN CONCERTO

20 December 2017 to 20 December 2017
Scotland
GREYFRIARS KIRK, 1 Greyfriars, Edinburgh EH1 2QQ Scotland United Kingdom
SCO CHORUS CHRISTMAS CONCERT

01 January 2018 to 01 January 2018
Scotland
USHER HALL -3pm, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EA Scotland United Kingdom
NEW YEAR GALA CONCERT

03 January 2018 to 03 January 2018
Scotland
EASTERBROOK HALL, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries DG1 4TA Scotland United Kingdom
NEW YEAR GALA CONCERT

05 January 2018 to 05 January 2018
Scotland
PERTH CONCERT HAL, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ Scotland United Kingdom
NEW YEAR GALA CONCERT

11 January 2018 to 11 January 2018
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
CHAOS AND CREATION

12 January 2018 to 12 January 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
CHAOS AND CREATION

13 January 2018 to 13 January 2018
Scotland
HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL Scotland United Kingdom
CHAOS AND CREATION

18 January 2018 to 18 January 2018
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
BRITTEN LES ILLUMINATIONS

19 January 2018 to 19 January 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
BRITTEN LES ILLUMINATIONS

21 January 2018 to 21 January 2018
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
CHAMBER SUNDAY 2

01 February 2018 to 01 February 2018
Scotland
USHER HALL, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EA Scotland United Kingdom
BEETHOVEN 'EMPEROR' CONCERTO

02 February 2018 to 02 February 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
BEETHOVEN 'EMPEROR' CONCERTO

03 February 2018 to 03 February 2018
Scotland
HIS MAJESTY'S THEATRE, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen AB25 1GL Scotland United Kingdom
BEETHOVEN 'EMPEROR' CONCERTO

10 February 2018 to 10 February 2018
Scotland
University of Edinburgh St Cecilia’s Hall - 10.30am - 4.30pm, Niddry Street, Cowgate Edinburgh EH1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
EXPLORE DAY: MOZART’S GREAT MASS IN C MINOR

10 February 2018 to 10 February 2018
Scotland
AYR TOWN HALL, South Ayrshire Council 5-9 High Street, Ayr KA7 1LU Scotland United Kingdom
CHAMBER SUNDAY - SCO WIND SOLOISTS ALBUM LAUNCH

11 February 2018 to 11 February 2018
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
CHAMBER SUNDAY - SCO WIND SOLOISTS ALBUM LAUNCH

17 February 2018 to 17 February 2018
Scotland
ASSEMBLY ROOMS -12:00 & 2.30pm, 54 George St, Edinburgh EH2 2LR Scotland United Kingdom
FAMILY CONCERT - THE CHIMPANZEES OF HAPPYTOWN

18 February 2018 to 18 February 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS - 2.30pm, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
FAMILY CONCERT - THE CHIMPANZEES OF HAPPYTOWN

22 February 2018 to 22 February 2018
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
MOZART MASS IN C MINOR WITH THE SCO CHORUS

23 February 2018 to 23 February 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
MOZART MASS IN C MINOR WITH THE SCO CHORUS

28 February 2018 to 28 February 2018
Scotland
EASTERBROOK HALL, The Crichton, Bankend Road, Dumfries, DG1 4TA Scotland United Kingdom
RAUTAVAARA PERCUSSION CONCERTO

01 March 2018 to 01 March 2018
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
RAUTAVAARA PERCUSSION CONCERTO

02 March 2018 to 02 March 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow, G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
RAUTAVAARA PERCUSSION CONCERTO

03 March 2018 to 03 March 2018
Scotland
EDEN COURT, Bishops Rd, Inverness IV3 5SA Scotland United Kingdom
RAUTAVAARA PERCUSSION CONCERTO

08 March 2018 to 08 March 2018
Northern Ireland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
BERNSTEIN HALIL

09 March 2018 to 09 March 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
BERNSTEIN HALIL

14 March 2018 to 14 March 2018
Scotland
YOUNGER HALL, University of St Andrews North Street St Andrews KY16 9AJ Scotland United Kingdom
DVORÁK VIOLIN CONCERTO

15 March 2018 to 15 March 2018
Scotland
USHER HALL, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EA Scotland United Kingdom
DVORÁK VIOLIN CONCERTO

16 March 2018 to 16 March 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
DVORÁK VIOLIN CONCERTO

22 March 2018 to 22 March 2018
Scotland
USHER HALL, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EA Scotland United Kingdom
DVORÁK 'NEW WORLD' SYMPHONY

23 March 2018 to 23 March 2018
Scotland
City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
DVORÁK 'NEW WORLD' SYMPHONY

11 April 2018 to 11 April 2018
Scotland
PERTH CONCERT HALL, Mill Street, Perth PH1 5HZ Scotland United Kingdom
MACMILLAN SAXOPHONE CONCERTO

12 April 2018 to 12 April 2018
Northern Ireland
Queen's Hal, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
MACMILLAN SAXOPHONE CONCERTO

13 April 2018 to 13 April 2018
Scotland
City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
MACMILLAN SAXOPHONE CONCERTO

18 April 2018 to 18 April 2018
Scotland
Younger hall, University of St Andrews North Street St Andrews KY16 9AJ Scotland United Kingdom
PHILIP HIGHAM PLAYS CPE BACH

19 April 2018 to 19 April 2018
Scotland
QUEEN'S HALL, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
PHILIP HIGHAM PLAYS CPE BACH

20 April 2018 to 20 April 2018
Scotland
CITY HALLS, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
PHILIP HIGHAM PLAYS CPE BACH

26 April 2018 to 26 April 2018
Scotland
USHER HALL, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EA Scotland United Kingdom
HANDEL'S SOLOMON

27 April 2018 to 27 April 2018
Scotland
City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
HANDEL'S SOLOMON

03 May 2018 to 03 May 2018
Scotland
Queen's Hall, 85-89 Clerk St, Edinburgh EH8 9JG Scotland United Kingdom
ANDERSZEWSKI PLAYS MOZART

04 May 2018 to 04 May 2018
Scotland
City Halls, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
ANDERSZEWSKI PLAYS MOZART

10 May 2018 to 10 May 2018
Scotland
Usher Hall, Lothian Rd, Edinburgh EH1 2EA Scotland United Kingdom
MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO

11 May 2018 to 11 May 2018
Northern Ireland
City Hall, Candleriggs, Glasgow G1 1NQ Scotland United Kingdom
MENDELSSOHN VIOLIN CONCERTO