Bartok, Bela

March 19, 2013, 7:00 pm

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We’ll follow the life and musical development of one of Hungary’s greatest composers to celebrate his 130th birthday.

Playlist

Episode 1

Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
Lon 430352
:28

Bartók: ‘Unpublished’ Sonata for Violin and Piano (excerpt)
Szabadi, v.; Gulyás, p.
Hungaroton 31558
:53

Bartók: Transylvanian Dance for Violin duo (excerpt)
Muzsikás and Márta Sebestyén, vlns.
Fono 571439
:36

Liszt: Hungarian Rhapsody #2 (excerpt)
Cziffra, p.
EMI 56228
:48

Roby Lakatos
WQXR broadcast excerpts not commercially available
1:12, 1:04

Bartók: Andante for Violin and Piano (excerpt)
Pauk, v,; Jandó, p.
Naxos 8.550886
1:15

Bartók: Piano Quintet – II. Vivace (Scherzando)
Kodály Quartet & Jeno Jando, p.
Naxos 8.550886
8:47

Strauss: Also Sprach Zarathustra, op. 30: Einleitung (excerpt)
CSO/Solti
London 440618
:42

Strauss: Ein Heldenleben (excerpt)
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Barenboim
Erato 2292-45621-2
:28

Bartók: Kossuth, Sz. 21
Budapest Festival Orchestra/Fischer
Philips 456575-2
19:59

Bartók: Fekete Föd (Snow-White Kerchief)
Basilides, s.; Bartók, p.
Pearl 9266
1:34

Bartók: String Quartet #1 In A Minor, III
Emerson Quartet
DG 477 6322
11:37

Episode 2

Bartók: Violin Duo No. 4- Midsummer Night Song
Drucker & Setzer, vlns.
Biddulph 020
:48

Bartók: Four Orchestral Pieces, Op. 12, III
NY Phil/Boulez
Sony 45837
4:26

Bartók: Allegro Barbaro, Sz. 49
Bartók, p.
EMI 55031
2:30

Bartók: Evening In Transylvania
Bartók, p.
Priceless 22719
2:51

Bartók: Hungarian Sketches (excerpts)
CSO/Boulez
DG 435825
2:47

Bartók: String Quartet No. 2 (excerpts)
Takács Quartet
Lon 455297
:56, :42

Bartók: Bluebeard’s Castle (excerpts)
Hungarian State Orchestra/Fischer; Ramey, bass; Martón, s.
CBS 44523
6:37

Bartók: The Wooden Prince, I-III
NY Phil/Boulez
DG 435 863
10:56

Bartók: Istenem (Coldly Runs The River), rec. 1928
Basilides, ms.; Bartók, p.
Gemm 9266
1:24

Bartók: 6 Romanian Folk Dances
Szigeti, v.; Bartók, p.
EMI 55031
5:26

Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, IV- Slightly Tipsy
Chicago Symphony Orchestra/Boulez
DG 445825
2:11

Bartók: Burlesques No. 2, Slightly Tipsy
Bartók, p.
EMI 55031
2:07

The Piano Has Been Drinking (Not Me)
Tom Waits
Asylum 21375
:44

Bartók: Violin Duo No. 5 – Slovakian Song
Drucker, v.; Setzer, v.
Biddulph 020
:58

Episode 3

Bartók: Violin Duo No. 42- Arabian Song
Drucker, v.; Setzer, v.
Biddulph 020
1:10

Bartók: String Quartet No. 2, II
Takács Quartet
London 455297
7:16

Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin Suite, Op. 19
Philadelphia Orchestra/Ormandy
EMI 47117 2
20:07

Bartók: Violin Sonata #2, I
Andsnes, p; Tezlaff, v.
Virgin Classics 45668
8:05

Ravel: Tzigane For Violin & Piano (excerpt)
Hope, v.; Knauer, lutheal
Warner 61329
4:59

Bartók: Village Scenes: Lullaby
New York Philharmonic/Boulez; Fuerstman, alto
Sony 45837
4:42

Bartók: Cantata Profana (excerpt)
Budapest Festival Orchestra & Choir of Hungarian Radio & TV/Solti
London 458929
1:09

Orff: Carmina Burana (excerpt)
Philharmonia Orchestra/Muti
EMI 73573
:37

Episode 4

Bartok: Violin Duo No. 34: Counting Song (excerpt)
Setzer, v.; Drucker, v.
Biddulph 020
:59

Bartók: Piano Concerto #2, SZ 95 – 1. Allegro
Berlin Philharmonic/Boulez; Andsnes, p.
DG B0003885-02
9:19

Bartók: Contrasts – I. Verbunkos (Recruiting Dance)
Goodman, cl.; Bartok, p.; Szigeti, v.
Pearl 57
5:25

Bartók: Music For Strings, Percussion And Celesta, III & IV
CSO/Solti
London 430 352-2
13:21

Bartók: Violin Concerto No. 2, I (excerpt), II
CSO/Boulez; Shaham, v.
DG 459 639
10:50

Bartók: Concerto for Two Pianos, Percussion and Orchestra, III
Concertgebouw/Zinman; Argerich, p.; Freiere, p.
Philips 416 378-2
6:44

Episode 5

Bartók: Divertimento for Strings, III
Camerata Academica Des Mozarteums/Végh
Capriccio 10300
7:13

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra, I
CSO/Solti
London/Decca 400 052-2
9:04

Shostakovich: Symphony No. 7 in C major, Op. 60Leningrad, I
Live broadcast from July 19, 1942
NBC Symphony Orchestra/Toscanini
:28 (excerpt)

Lehár: “Da Geh’ Ich Zu Maxim” fr. Merry Widow (excerpt)
Thomas Hampson, bar.
DG 459 658-2
:26

Bartók: Concerto For Orchestra, IV & V
CSO/Solti
London/Decca 400 052-2
13:40

Bartók: Piano Concerto No. 3, II & III
L. A. Philharmonic Orchestra/Salonen; Bronfman, p.
Sony 66718
17:13

Bartók: Violin Duo No. 10 – Ruthenian Song
Drucker, v.; Setzer, v.
Biddulph 020
:59