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Kodály: Dances of Galánta

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Boston Philharmonic Orchestra (23rd February 2020)

 

‘I have brilliant memories from my visit Boston, especially when I was able and lucky to attend your concert. This concert stays in my memory now as if it was happening yesterday. A very special atmosphere in the hall a real excitement, a real fire. Maestro, thank you again for this inspiring concert.’ (Valery Gergiev)

 

Click here to read a review in Boston Classical Review.

Click here to read a review in the Boston Musical Intelligencer.

Click here to read a review in the Boston Musical Intelligencer.

 

Kodaly’s popular Galanta Dances, inspired by the music of his hometown in Hungary, displays the brilliant playing of principal clarinetist, Rane Moore.

  • Zoltán Kodály wrote this piece based on folk music from Galánta (today this a town that is part of Slovakia.) Dances of Galánta was inspired by and takes its themes from books of Hungarian and nomad dances written in the 1800s. The piece was written as a commission for the 80th anniversary of the Budapest Philharmonic Society.
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