Bartók the Pianist

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COMPOSERS: Bartok,Kodaly,Liszt,Scarlatti
LABELS: Hungaroton
ALBUM TITLE: Bartók the Pianist
WORKS: Works by Bartók, Liszt, Kodály and Scarlatti
PERFORMER: Bela Bartók (piano)
CATALOGUE NO: HCD 32790-91 (1929/36)

Bartók performed as a pianist for four decades and, as these recordings from Hungaroton’s 1981 Bartók centenary edition show, he had a clear and radiant tone and unshakeable technical brilliance.

Jessica Duchen