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Bartok - Sonatina on Romanian Folk Tunes (Sz 55)

I. Dudások (Bagpipes). Allegretto
II. Medvetánc (Bear Dance). Moderato
III. Finale. Allegro vivace
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Sigmund said 896 days ago (March 10th, 2015)
Romanian Folk Dances
I know nothing about Eastern European classical music, but what you've created here sounds authentic - each movement tells its own short tale. Good use of orchestration throughout - I am impressed with your arrangement. Thank you for sharing your cultural diversity with me - enjoyed!
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H3nry said 896 days ago (March 11th, 2015)
Folk music
Bartok and his friend Kodaly were among the first collectors of folk songs. What is now ethnomusicology.
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davajonah said 896 days ago (March 11th, 2015)
I'm more familiar with the work of Liszt, who based a chunk of his work on Hungarian folk tunes. These are delightful Henry. Very nice orchestration. I'll have to have a look at the 'originals' as I'm not really familiar with Bartok. So much music!
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H3nry said 896 days ago (March 11th, 2015)
There's more.
Bartok arranged another suite of Romanian / Hungarian folk dances which is perhaps better known. Maybe I should work those up for the Orchestra Jam Pack as well. Handy having your own private symphony, eh?
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Daugrin said 895 days ago (March 12th, 2015)
Keep this hidden!
The Bartok? Isn't there anything that we keep to just ourselves? Ah, go ahead, give them a chance to hear I guess. Thanks for posting.
Fab job as usual. You are very talented Henry, thanks for keeping the bar high at MJ.

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H3nry said 894 days ago (March 12th, 2015)
Hidden gems
There are lots of gems in this neighborhood. The LSO (Logic Syn-phoney Orchestra) has been poring over scores for Hary Janos and Concerto for Orchestra...

So much music, so little time. I tried asking SIRI to scan the score and orchestrate this, but she just gave me some lame excuse and crashed.
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Daugrin said 892 days ago (March 15th, 2015)
SIRI crash
As a personal assistant SIRI don't cut it, she doesn't even wear under garments half the time... some of these folks when exposed to say, the string quartets, might give up making noise all together... :)

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PeterB7858 said 894 days ago (March 12th, 2015)
Romanian Folk Dances
Those lads are really kicking up their heels! Thanks for bringing some eastern European music our way. Impressed, as always, with your ability to put it all together. Regards, Peter.
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grah3am said 892 days ago (March 14th, 2015)
What lovely tunes, and so well - played. The world needs to hear more of these.
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paul f. page said 891 days ago (March 15th, 2015)
I'm always amazed...
...at how beautifully you orchestrate these gems you have been finding. Working from original scores really helps, that's for sure. But your ability to find the precise synthetic instrument and to not only record it, but to sync it with all the others in your orchestra just amazes me beyond words. I know I don't have the skill to pull something like this together, but I also don't have your exquisite patience. THIS set of pieces is just wonderful. (No. 2 is my favorite!) I love listening to your arrangements. Such skill.
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Relic67 said 890 days ago (March 16th, 2015)
I'm a fan of Bartok and eastern european folk tunes, so this was a real treat. Can't have been easy to put it all together the way you did but the results are most enjoyable.
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