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Donald Macleod introduces music from the final years of Bartok's life after his emigration to America. Including Mikrokosmos (excerpts) and Sonata for two pianos and percussion.

Donald Macleod explores the life and work of Bela Bartok, introducing music from the final years of his life following his emigration to America. Including the work which was described by Koussevitsky as 'the best orchestral piece of the last 25 years', plus a selection of pieces from Mikrokosmos and the final movement of the original version of his sonata for two pianos and percussion.

Mikrokosmos (No 142)
Jeno Jando (piano)
NAXOS 85578212 CD2 T42

Mikrokosmos (Nos 142, 149 and 151)
Jeno Jando (piano)
NAXOS 85578212 CD2 T46, 53 and 55

Sonata for two pianos and percussion (final mvt)
Andras Schiff, Bruno Canino (pianos)
Zoltan Racz, Zoltan Vaczi (percussion)
DECCA 4438942 T16

Concerto for Orchestra
Los Angeles Philharmonic
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)
SONY CLASSICAL SK62598 T6-8.

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Fri 20 Feb 2009 22:00

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