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Kodaly and Education Matters

Donald Macleod focuses on Kodaly's role as a music educationalist and on his legacy in general.

Kodály's life was, to an unique extent, dedicated to the music education of the Hungarian people. Donald Macleod discusses his legacy with David Vinden.

"It is our firm conviction that mankind will live the happier when it has learned to live with music more worthily. Whoever works to promote this end, in one way or another, has not lived in vain." The words of Zoltán Kodály: a composer whose commitment to the celebration of his nation's culture, and the education of his nation's children, was virtually unparalleled. In the closing programme of this week's series, Donald Macleod talks to Kodály scholar and teacher David Vinden about Kodály's role as a music educationalist, and about how his much fêted teaching 'method' works.

1 hour

Last on

Fri 5 Jun 2015 12:00

Music Played

  • Zoltán Kodály

    12 Children'S Dances (On The Black Keys) [gyermektancok] -Allegretto

    Performer: Ádám Fellegi.
    • HUNGAROTON : 31540-41.
    • HUNGAROTON.
    • 10.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Orphan am I

    Choir: Gyor Girls choir.
    • Hungaraton: HCD 31697.
    • 13.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Egyetem, Begyetem [hippity, Hoppity] For Female Voices [1938]

    Conductor: Denes Szabo. Choir: Cantemus Vocal Group.
    • Hungaraton: HCD 31291.
    • Hungaraton.
    • 12.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Kadar Kata [mother Listen] For Voice And Small Orchestra

    Conductor: György Lehel. Singer: Marta Szirmay. Orchestra: Budapest S O.
    • Hungaraton: HCD 12839-40-2.
    • Hungaraton.
    • 8.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    Concerto For Orchestra

    Conductor: Yan Pascal Tortelier. Orchestra: BBC Philharmonic.
    • CHANDOS : CHAN-9811.
    • CHANDOS.
    • 2.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    7 Easy Children'S Choruses And 6 Humorous Canons For Children'S Chorus

    Conductor: Denes Szabo. Choir: Cantemus Vocal Group.
    • HUNGAROTON : HCD-31291.
    • HUNGAROTON.
    • 5.
  • Zoltán Kodály

    The Hungarian Nation

    Conductor: Peter Erdei. Choir: Debrecen Kodaly Chorus.
    • Hungaraton: HCD 32364.
    • 18.

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