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Bartok & Kodaly

Bartok & Kodaly
Label(s)
Genre(s)
Classical
Code
BKD 234
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  • Dances of Galanta
    Composer(s) Zoltan Kodaly
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

    Dances of Galanta

    16:37
    $9.60
  • Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: I. Andante tranquillo
    Composer(s) Bela Bartok
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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

    07:39
    $4.80
  • Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: II. Allegro
    Composer(s) Bela Bartok
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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

    07:34
    $4.80
  • Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: III. Adagio
    Composer(s) Bela Bartok
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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

    07:18
    $4.80
  • Music for Strings, Percussion and Celeste, BB 114, Sz. 106: IV. Allegro molto
    Composer(s) Bela Bartok
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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

    07:24
    $4.80
  • Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: I. Allegro non troppo
    Composer(s) Bela Bartok
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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

    09:27
    $4.80
  • Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: II. Molto adagio
    Composer(s) Bela Bartok
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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

    09:29
    $4.80
  • Divertimento, BB 118, Sz. 113: III. Allegro assai
    Composer(s) Bela Bartok
    Artist(s) Sir Charles Mackerras Scottish Chamber Orchestra

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

    07:30
    $4.80

Total running time: 72 minutes.

Album information

Sir Charles Mackerras and the SCO offer fresh, authentic and perceptive interpretations of works by Bartók and Kodály.

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.