The Last Century
Béla Bartók: The great Hungarian composer II.
This year is the 75th anniversary of Béla Bartók’s death. He and Franz Liszt are considered to be the most important Hungarian composers. Bartók was one of the key figures of 20th century classical music, and he was also very important for Hungarian folk music.
Every first Thursday of the month we’ll bring you his music.
1 – Maurice Ravel. Tzigane. Rosanne Philippens, violin. Yuri van Nieuwkerk, piano.
2 – Béla Bartók. Rhapsody for piano and orchestra. Zoltán Kocsis, piano. Budapest Festival Orchestra led by Iván Fischer.
3 – Béla Bartók. Kossuth. Budapest Festival Orchestra led by Iván Fischer.Produced by: