Sir Georg Solti conducts Dances by Bartók and Kodály

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COMPOSERS: Bartok,Kodaly
LABELS: Eloquence
ALBUM TITLE: Bartók * Kodály
WORKS: Bartók: Dance Suite; Music for strings, percussion and celesta; Kodály: Háry János – Suite; Peacock Variations; Psalmus Hungaricus; Dances of Galanta
PERFORMER: William McAlpine (tenor), London Philharmonic Choir & Orch /Georg Solti
CATALOGUE NO: 480 6599 (1953-55)

Solti in top form with the LPO in masterpieces by two great Hungarians. But Decca’s mono sound, though excellent, does less than justice to Bartók’s Music for strings, percussion and celesta.
Anthony Burton