FERENC FARKAS (1905-2005): Orchestral Music, Vol. 4 - Concertino for Harpsichord and String Orchestra, Cantiones Optimae for Soprano and String Orchestra*, Musica Giocosa for String Orchestra*, For Flute and String Orchestra: Romanian Folk Dances from Bihar County*, Old Hungarian Dances of the 17th Century, Serenata Concertante*. * - World Premiere Recordings.
Catalogue Number: 03R011
Label: Toccata Classics
Reference: TOCC 0230
Description: This series hurries along with several more first recordings, the works ranging from the 1949 Concertino for the 1990 Old Hungarian Dances, the style employing real and created folk tunes in the two sets of Dances and Farkas’ vigorous neo-classical style, with the eight-minute set of penitential and sacred songs from 16th-century Hungarian poetry providing a quiet interlude. Hungarian-English texts. András Adorján (flute), Miklós Spányi (harpsichord), Ingrid Kertesi (soprano), Franz Liszt Chamber Orchestra; János Rolla.