The Last Century
The great Hungarian: Bela Bartok. VI.
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 play you his music.
- Béla Bartók. Allegro barbaro.
Martin Kasík, piano.
- Bartók. Piano Suite.
Géza Anda, piano.
- Bartók. Suite ‘The Wooden Prince’.
Toronto Symphony Orchestra led by Jukka-Pekka Saraste.
- Bartók. Romanian Folk Dances.
Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra led by Hugo Wolff.
- Bartók. Two Romanian Folk Dances.
Zoltán Kocsis, piano.