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Romantic Music For Flute & Harp / János Bálint, Nóra Mercz


Release Date: 02/15/1994 
Label:  Naxos   Catalog #: 8550741   Spars Code: DDD 
Composer:  Georges BizetJules MassenetMarie-Auguste DurandClaude Debussy,   ... 
Performer:  János BálintNora Mercz
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 0 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

These performances are also included in a 4-disc set entitled "The Romance Collection", Naxos 8-504005. These performances are also included in a 4-disc set entitled "The Romance Collection", Naxos 8-504005. Read less

Works on This Recording

1. Carmen: Act 3 Prelude "Intermezzo" by Georges Bizet
Performer:  János Bálint (Flute), Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1872; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 2 Minutes 32 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 
2. Thaïs: Meditation by Jules Massenet
Performer:  János Bálint (Flute), Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 4 Minutes 38 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Nóra Mercz 
3. Waltz no 1 in E flat major, Op. 83 by Marie-Auguste Durand
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4. Menuet in E flat major by Georges Bizet
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp), János Bálint (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 4 Minutes 29 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 
5. Petite suite for Piano 4 hands: no 1, En bateau by Claude Debussy
Performer:  János Bálint (Flute), Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1886-1889; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 4 Minutes 9 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 
6. Vocalise en forme de Habañera by Maurice Ravel
Performer:  János Bálint (Flute), Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1907; France 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 2 Minutes 48 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 
7. Chaconne for Piano, Op. 62 by Marie-Auguste Durand
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: France 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 4 Minutes 0 Secs. 
8. Orfeo ed Euridice: Dance of the Blessed Spirits by Christoph W. Gluck
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp), János Bálint (Flute)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1762/1774; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 7 Minutes 27 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 
9. Andante for Flute and Orchestra in C major, K 315 (285e) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Performer:  János Bálint (Flute), Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Classical 
Written: 1779; Salzburg, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 6 Minutes 18 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Nóra Mercz 
10. Variations for Flute and Piano in E major on Rossini's "Non piu mesta", B 9 by Frédéric Chopin
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp), János Bálint (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1824; Poland 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 5 Minutes 6 Secs. 
Notes: Transcribed: Nóra Mercz 
11. Mazurka for Harp in E flat minor, Op. 12 by Edmund Schuecker
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 5 Minutes 20 Secs. 
12. Sadko: no 4, Song of the Indian Guest by Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov
Performer:  János Bálint (Flute), Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1894-1896; Russia 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 3 Minutes 28 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 
13. Pieces (6) for Piano, Op. 51: no 6, Valse sentimentale by Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky
Performer:  János Bálint (Flute), Nora Mercz (Harp)
Period: Romantic 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 2 Minutes 45 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 
14. Tritsch-Tratsch-Polka, Op. 214 by Johann Strauss Jr.
Performer:  Nora Mercz (Harp), János Bálint (Flute)
Period: Romantic 
Written: 1858; Vienna, Austria 
Date of Recording: 12/1992 
Venue:  Rottenbiller Street Studio, Budapest 
Length: 1 Minutes 37 Secs. 
Notes: Arranged: Nóra Mercz 

Sound Samples

Carmen (arr. for flute and harp): Intermezzo from the Opera "Carmen"
Thais (arr. for flute and harp): Thais, Act II: Meditation (arr. for flute and harp)
Waltz No. 1 in E flat major, Op. 83
Menuet in E flat major
Petite suite: Petite Suite No. 1: En bateau (arr. for flute and harp)
Vocalise-etude en forme de habanera
Chaconne in A flat minor
Orfeo ed Euridice (arr. for flute and harp): Ballet, 'Dance of the Blessed Spirits', from 'Orfeo ed Euridice'
Andante in C major, K. 315 (arr. N. Mercz)
Variations on Non piu mesta from Rossini's La Cenerentola: Variations on 'Non piu mesta' from Rossini's Opera 'La Cenerentola'
Mazurka, Op. 12: Mazurka in E flat minor, Op. 12
Sadko: Hindu Song from the Opera ''
6 Morceaux, Op. 51 (arr. for flute and harp): Valse sentimentale in F minor Op. 51, No. 6
Tritsch-Tratsch, Op. 214: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka, Op. 214

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