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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…

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Contents

Kodály: Háry János Suite

21:42
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1955-02-21
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Prelude; The Fairy Tale Begins

3:18

Viennese Musical Clock

2:10

Song

4:47

The Battle And Defeat Of Napoleon

3:43

Intermezzo

4:50

Entrance Of The Emperor And His Court

2:54

Kodály: Variations on a Hungarian Folksong 'The Peacock'

23:02
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti

1. Moderato (Theme)

3:15

2. Con brio (Variations I-VI)

2:18

3. Vivo (Variations VII-X)

2:47

4. Andante espressivo (Variations XI-XII)

5:41

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

5:15

6. Finale: Vivace

3:46

Kodály: Psalmus hungaricus, Op. 13

19:04
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Choir
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • William McAlpine (tenor)
  • Recorded: 1954-04-26
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

Kodály: Dances of Galanta

14:06
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1952-11-11
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Lento - maestoso

4:17

2. Allegretto moderato

2:36

3. Allegro con moto, grazioso

1:17

4. Allegro

2:48

5. Allegro vivace

3:08

Bartók: Dance Suite, BB 86, Sz. 77

15:49
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1952-11-12
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Moderato

3:30

2. Allegro molto

2:04

3. Allegro vivace

2:37

4. Molto tranquillo

2:35

5. Comodo

1:11

6. Finale (Allegro)

3:52

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

27:56
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Sir Georg Solti
  • Recorded: 1955-02-21
  • Recording Venue: Kingsway Hall, London

1. Andante tranquillo

6:50

2. Allegro

7:30

3. Adagio

6:25

4. Allegro molto

7:11