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Composer of the Week: Bartok


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4/5. By the 1930s, Bartok's international reputation as both composer and pianist was at its peak. But at home in Hungary he was still struggling to gain the recognition he deserved.
Donald Macleod explores the years leading up to the Second World War as Bartok began to realise his future could lie outside his beloved Hungary. Cantata Profana
Tamas Daroczy (tenor), Alexandru Agache (baritone), Hungarian Radio and Television Choir, Budapest Festival Orchestra, conductor Georg Solti
Wandering; Loafer's Song (Two- and Three-Part Choruses) Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music Chamber Chorus, conductor Antal Dorati Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, conductor Seiji Ozawa
Repeated on Wednesday at 12 midnight


Unknown: Donald MacLeod
Tenor: Tamas Daroczy
Tenor: Alexandru Agache
Conductor: Georg Solti
Conductor: Antal Dorati
Conductor: Seiji Ozawa

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Composer of the Week: Bartok

BBC Radio 3, 22 June 2006 12.00

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