The Last Century

thu 5 mar 2020 20:00 

Music by 20th-century composers.

Bela Bartok. De grote Hongaar. III

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 – Béla Bartók. Three Hungarian folk songs from Csík. Zoltán Kocsis, piano.

2 – Zoltán Kodály. Seven Pieces Op. 11. Andor Foldes, piano.

3 – Ahmet Adnan Saygun. Preludes for ‘Aksak-ritmes’, nos. 1-9. Gülsin Onay, piano.

4 – Bartók. Dance suite. Toronto Symphony Orchesta led by Jukka-Pekka Saraste.


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