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Philharmonia - Kodaly, Bartok

Presented by Martin Handley, live from the Royal Festival Hall, London. The Philharmonia Orchestra plays classics by 20th century Hungarians as part of its Infernal Dance series.

Live from the Royal Festival Hall

Presented by Martin Handley

The Philharmonia plays three classics by twentieth century Hungarians - part of the Philharmonia's Infernal Dance series.

Kodaly: Dances of Galanta
Bartok: Violin Concerto No.2

Interval - Martin Handley is joined by Malcolm Gilles to look at some of the recordings made by Muzsikas: the renowned Hungarian folk musicians who are also taking part in the South Bank Centre's Infernal Dance series. There'll also be the chance to hear some of the field recordings made in the villages of Hungary by Bela Bartok and his friend Zoltan Kodaly.

Bartok: Concerto for Orchestra

Chrisitan Tetzlaff (violin)
Esa-Pekka Salonen (conductor)

9.45pm A selection of British Light Music played by amateur ensembles as part of Light Fantastic - Radio 3's celebration of Light Music.

2 hours, 30 minutes


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