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24.8.16

Forbes Classical CD of the Week


…Kodály’s two quartets are exactly contemporaries of Bartók’s first two attempts in the genre. Had he kept writing such inspired and especially idiomatic quartets, we would speak of him in one breath with Shostakovich and Bartók (and perhaps Villa-Lobos) as a seminal composer of string quartets.…

-> Classical CD of the Week: Bartók & Kodály, Toothsome Hungarian Twosome





available at Amazon
B.Bartók, Z.Kodály, Complete String Quartets,
Alexander String Quartet,
Foghorn Classics





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