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Bartok: Piano Sonata, Suite, Etc / Murray Perahia, Et Al


Release Date: 06/06/2006 
Label:  Sony   Catalog #: 78750   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Béla Bartók
Performer:  Murray PerahiaEvelyn GlennieSir Georg SoltiDavid Corkhill
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
Length: 1 Hours 14 Mins. 

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Notes and Editorial Reviews

Much of Bartók’s most appealing music is on this disc, played by Murray Perahia with an authority which has few peers. Solti joins him for a powerful account of the Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.

-- BBC Music Magazine
Much of Bartók’s most appealing music is on this disc, played by Murray Perahia with an authority which has few peers. Solti joins him for a powerful account of the Sonata for Two Pianos and Percussion.

-- BBC Music Magazine
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Works on This Recording

1. Sonata for Piano, Sz 80 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 12/05/1973 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studio, New York, N 
Length: 12 Minutes 55 Secs. 
2. Improvisations (8) on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Op. 20/Sz 74 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1920; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 08/08/1980 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 11 Minutes 2 Secs. 
3. Suite for Piano, Op. 14/Sz 62 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1916; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 11/19/1980 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Studios, New York City 
Length: 8 Minutes 32 Secs. 
4. Out of Doors, Sz 81 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Murray Perahia (Piano)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1926; Budapest, Hungary 
Date of Recording: 03/29/1976 
Venue:  Columbia 30th Street Studios, NYC 
Length: 14 Minutes 56 Secs. 
Notes: This selection is an ADD Recording. 
5. Sonata for 2 Pianos and Percussion, Sz 110 by Béla Bartók
Performer:  Evelyn Glennie (Percussion), Sir Georg Solti (Piano), Murray Perahia (Piano),
David Corkhill (Percussion)
Period: 20th Century 
Written: 1937; Budapest, Hungary 
Venue:  Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, En 
Length: 26 Minutes 17 Secs. 
Notes: Snape Maltings Concert Hall, Suffolk, England (07/07/1987 - 07/09/1987) 

Sound Samples

I. Allegro moderato
II. Sostenuto e pesante
III. Allegro molto
I. Molto moderato
II. Molto capriccioso
III. Lento, rubato
IV. Allegretto scherzando
V. Allegro molto
VI. Allegro moderato, molto capriccioso
VII. Sostenuto, rubato
VIII. Allegro
I. Allegro
II. Scherzo
III. Allegro molto
IV. Sostenuto
I. With Drums and Pipes. Pesante
II. Barcarolla. Andante
III. Musettes. Moderato
IV. Musiques Nocturnes. Lento
V. The Chase. Presto
I. Assai lento
II. Lento, ma non troppo
III. Allegro non troppo

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