Five of the best Zoltán Kodály recordings

We choose the greatest examples of the fascinating Hungarian composer’s work on disc


Háry János Suite; Dances of Marossék; Dances of Galanta, etc.
Budapest Festival Orchestra/Iván Fischer
Philips 462 824-2


Symphony; Psalmus Hungaricus etc.
Ernst Haefliger; St Hedwig’s Cathedral Choir, Berlin Radio Symphony Orchestra/Ferenc Fricsay

Deutsche Grammophon 445 410-2

Summer Evening; Hungarian Rondo etc.
Orpheus Chamber Orchestra

Deutsche Grammophon 447 109-2

String Quartets, etc.
Kontra Quartet


Sonata for Solo Cello, etc.
Jean-Guihen Queyras

Harmonia Mundi HMC 901735