Takács Quartet, Muzsikás, and Márta Sebestyén, Part 1

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From a November 16, 2008, concert, the Takács Quartet (photo:  Ellen Appel), Muzsikás, and Márta Sebestyén explore the intersection of Hungarian folk music and Béla Bartók's music.

Part 1 of the program:

1. Szászcsávási táncok (Dances from Transylvania);
Muzsikás: string band

2. Pásztornóták hosszúfurulyán (Long Flute Melodies)
Péter Éri, long flute; Márta Sebestyén, vocals

3. Dunántúli ugrós és friss (Transdanubian Ugros and fast Csardas);
Muzsikás: string band

4. Béla Bartók: String Quartet No. 4, Sz. 91
I. Allegro; Takás Quartet
Moldvai övestánc (Dance Music of Moldavia); Muzsikás, flute, lute, drum

II. Prestissimo, con sordino; Takács Quartet
Fújnak a fellegek (Peacock Melody); Márta Sebestyén, vocals

III. Non troppo lento; Takákcs Quartet
Gyimesi táncok (Dances of Gyimes); Muzsikás, violin, gardon

IV. Allegretto pizzicato; Takács Quartet
V. Allegro molto; Takács Quartet

Takács Quartet:
Edward Dusinberre, violin
Károly Schranz, violin
Geraldine Walther, viola
András Fejér, cello

Muzsikás:
Mihealt Sipos, violin
László Porteleki, violin, tamboura, lute
Péter Éri, viola, flutes, guitar
Dániel Hamar, bass, gardon, drum

Márta Sebestyén, vocals
 

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