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Kodály & Bartók: Orchestral Works

William McAlpine (tenor)

London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir, Sir Georg Solti

The finale goes with an exhilarating swagger, and the balance between the trumpets’ and horns’ imitative block chords is well maintainied More…

2 CDs

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Contents

Kodály: Háry János Suite

Work length21:42
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1955-02-23
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Prelude; The Fairy Tale Begins

Track length3:18

Viennese Musical Clock

Track length2:10

Song

Track length4:47

The Battle And Defeat Of Napoleon

Track length3:43

Intermezzo

Track length4:50

Entrance Of The Emperor And His Court

Track length2:54

Kodály: Variations on a Hungarian Folksong 'The Peacock'

Work length23:02
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1954-04
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Moderato (Theme)

Track length3:15

2. Con brio (Variations I-VI)

Track length2:18

3. Vivo (Variations VII-X)

Track length2:47

4. Andante espressivo (Variations XI-XII)

Track length5:41

5. Tempo di marcia funebre (Variations XIII-XVI)

Track length5:15

6. Finale: Vivace

Track length3:46

Kodály: Psalmus hungaricus, Op. 13

Work length19:04
  • William McAlpine (tenor)
  • London Philharmonic Choir, London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1954-05-03
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Kodály: Dances of Galanta

Work length14:06
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1952-11-11
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Lento - maestoso

Track length4:17

2. Allegretto moderato

Track length2:36

3. Allegro con moto, grazioso

Track length1:17

4. Allegro

Track length2:48

5. Allegro vivace

Track length3:08

Bartók: Dance Suite, BB 86, Sz. 77

Work length15:49
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1952-11-12
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Moderato

Track length3:30

2. Allegro molto

Track length2:04

3. Allegro vivace

Track length2:37

4. Molto tranquillo

Track length2:35

5. Comodo

Track length1:11

6. Finale (Allegro)

Track length3:52

Bartók: Music for Strings, Percussion & Celesta, BB 114, Sz. 106

Work length27:56
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1955-02-23
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Andante tranquillo

Track length6:50

2. Allegro

Track length7:30

3. Adagio

Track length6:25

4. Allegro molto

Track length7:11