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Bartók: Concerto for Orchestra - Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Marin Alsop

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Concerto for Orchestra, BB 123  
1.1
I. Introduzione: Andante non troppo - Allegro vivace
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
9:54
1.2
II. Giuoco delle coppie: Allegretto scherzando
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
6:40
1.3
III. Elegia: Andante non troppo
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
7:32
1.4
IV. Intermezzo interrotto: Allegretto
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
4:16
1.5
V. Finale: Presto
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
9:36
Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta, BB 114  
1.6
I. Andante tranquillo
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
7:16
1.7
II. Allegro
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
7:40
1.8
III. Adagio
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
7:35
1.9
IV. Allegro molto
Béla Bartók; Baltimore Symphony Orchestra; Marin Alsop
6:58
Digital Booklet
Total Playing Time    67:27
"If the ability of a performance to raise the hair on your arms and the nape of your neck is one measure of its success, Alsop’s with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra succeeds brilliantly ... a fine, fine effort, strongly recommended." - Fanfare "Marin Alsop leads a splendid performance of this oft-recorded work, full of character ... a memorable and wholly successful effort, excellently engineered to boot ... this is very, very good and wholly recommendable as a pairing of these two iconic works." - ClassicsToday.com The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra under Marin Alsop presents two of Béla Bartók’s well known, yet strongly contrasting, compositions: the Concerto for Orchestra, considered among his greatest pieces, is not only a brilliant display vehicle for each instrumental section but a work of considerable structural ingenuity that unites classical forms and sonorities with flavours of folk rhythms and harmonies. Music for Strings, Percussion and Celesta explores darker moods through a score of marvellously poised symmetry.
88.2 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Naxos Studio Masters

Recorded at Meyerhoff Hall, Baltimore, Maryland, USA, from 2nd-4th October, 2009 (tracks 1-5), and on 3rd, 4th and 6th June, 2010 (tracks 6-9) Producer: Steven Epstein Engineer and editor: Richard King Publishers: Boosey and Hawkes Music Publishers, Inc. (tracks 1-5); Universal Edition (tracks 6-9) Cover painting by Brad Rickerby / Dreamstime

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