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Zoltan Kodály (Composer)

Born: 16th December 1882, Kecskemet, Hungary

Died: 6th March 1967, Budapest, Hungary

Nationality: Hungarian

Zoltán Kodály was a Hungarian composer, ethnomusicologist, pedagogue, linguist, and philosopher. He is well known internationally as the creator of the Kodály method of music education.

Further Reading: Kodály

 Recording of the Week, Kodály and Dvořák from Barnabás Kelemen, Nicolas Altstaedt, and Alexander Lonquich

The violinist and cellist display a truly remarkable synergy in Kodály's Duo from 1914, whilst all three musicians capture the 'Dumky' Trio's rapid shifts between melancholy and boisterousness to perfection.

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