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Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, Hungarian Peasant Songs & other folk dances

Budapest Festival Orchestra, Hungarian Radio Chorus, Iván Fischer

As Mandarins go, they don't come more miraculous than this – a vivid, no-holds-barred performance. Everything tells: the flavour is right, the pacing too, and the sound has a toughened, raw-edged... More…
  • Gramophone Awards
    1998
    Winner - Orchestral

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Contents:

Bartók: Hungarian Peasant Songs for Orchestra, Sz.100

9:23
  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Iván Fischer

Ballade

3:02

Hungarian Peasant Dances

6:21

Bartók: Hungarian Sketches, BB 103, Sz. 97

11:17
  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Iván Fischer

1. An Evening in the Village

2:59

2. Bear Melody

1:37

3. Melody

2:22

4. Slightly Tipsy

2:08

5. Swineherd's Dance

2:11

Bartók: Romanian Folk Dances for piano, Sz. 56, BB 68

5:57
  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Iván Fischer

1. Stick Dance (from Mezöszabad)

1:13

2. Sash Dance (from Egres)

0:37

3. In One Spot (from Egres)

1:00
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4. Horn Dance (from Bisztra)

1:43

5. Roumanian Polka (from Belényes)

0:30

6. Fast Dance (from Belényes)

0:15

7. Fast Dance (from Nyágra)

0:39
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Bartók: Transylvanian Dances for Orchestra, Sz.96

4:15
  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Iván Fischer

1. Allegretto

1:35

2. Moderato

0:41

3. Allegro vivace

1:59

Bartók: Roumanian Dance for Orchestra, Sz.47a

4:30
  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Iván Fischer

Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin, BB 82, Sz. 73 (Op.19)

31:10
  • Budapest Festival Orchestra
  • Iván Fischer

Allegro: Introduction

3:04

Moderato: First Decoy Game

3:49

Second Decoy Game

3:18
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Sostenuto: Third Decoy Game

1:34

Maestoso: The Mandarin Enters

6:56

Allegro: The Girl Sinks Down to Embrace Him

2:19

Sempre Vivo: The Tramps Leap Out

2:03

Adagio: Suddenly the Mandarin's Head Appears

2:50

Agitato: Again, the Frightened Tramps Discuss How To Eliminate the Mandarin

1:33

Molto Moderato: The Body of the Mandarin Begins to Glow With a Greenish Blue Light

1:40

Più Mosso: The Mandarin Falls On the Floor

2:04
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