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Bartok: Dance Suite (BB. 86a)

Charles Hazlewood reveals how Bartok drew on folk traditions ranging from his native Hungary to Romania and North Africa in shaping the musical material of this colourful orchestral work. The extracts and a complete performance of the Dance Suite are performed by the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra. Recorded in Glasgow.

1 hour

Last on

Sat 9 Oct 2004 14:00

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