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BARTÓK, B.: Piano Music, Vol. 5 (Jandó) - Mikrokosmos (complete)

The 153 piano pieces of Béla Bartók’s Mikrokosmos are a milestone in piano literature. Drawing on a wide range of sources, from musical terms and technical procedures to indications of regional provenance and folk derivation, they are arranged in order of increasing technical and musical difficulty, while encapsulating Bartók’s maturing soundworld during the period 1926–1939. When asked, near the end of his life, about the meaning of his chosen title, Bartók explained that “Mikrokosmos may be interpreted as a series of pieces in many different styles, representing a small world. Or it may be interpreted as ‘world of the little ones, the children’”.



Disc 1

Bartók, Béla

  Mikrokosmos, Book 1, BB 105
1.   Play with flash player No. 1. 6 Unison Melodies I 00:00:26
2.   Play with flash player No. 2: 6 Unison Melodies II (versions A and B) 00:00:46
3.   Play with flash player No. 3. 6 Unison Melodies III 00:00:33
4.   Play with flash player No. 4. 6 Unison Melodies IV 00:00:23
5.   Play with flash player No. 5. 6 Unison Melodies V 00:00:33
6.   Play with flash player No. 6. 6 Unison Melodies VI 00:00:25
7.   Play with flash player No. 7. Dotted Notes 00:00:35
8.   Play with flash player No. 8. Repetition I 00:00:34
9.   Play with flash player No. 9. Syncopation I 00:00:40
10.   Play with flash player No. 10. With Alternate Hands 00:00:44
11.   Play with flash player No. 11. Parallel Motion 00:00:33
12.   Play with flash player No. 12. Reflection 00:00:28
13.   Play with flash player No. 13. Change of Position 00:00:35
14.   Play with flash player No. 14. Question and Answer 00:00:46
15.   Play with flash player No. 15. Village Song 00:00:31
16.   Play with flash player No. 16. Parallel Motion with Change of Position 00:00:52
17.   Play with flash player No. 17. Contrary Motion 00:00:33
18.   Play with flash player No. 18. 4 Unison Melodies I 00:00:24
19.   Play with flash player No. 19. 4 Unison Melodies II 00:00:32
20.   Play with flash player No. 20. 4 Unison Melodies III 00:00:45
21.   Play with flash player No. 21. 4 Unison Melodies IV 00:00:25
22.   Play with flash player No. 22. Imitation and Counterpoint 00:00:33
23.   Play with flash player No. 23. Imitation and Inversion I 00:00:34
24.   Play with flash player No. 24. Pastorale 00:00:36
25.   Play with flash player No. 25. Imitation and Inversion II 00:01:01
26.   Play with flash player No. 26. Repetition II 00:00:31
27.   Play with flash player No. 27. Syncopation II 00:00:38
28.   Play with flash player No. 28. Canon at the Octave 00:00:35
29.   Play with flash player No. 29. Imitation Reflected 00:00:34
30.   Play with flash player No. 30. Canon at the Lower Fifth 00:00:49
31.   Play with flash player No. 31. Dance in Canon Form 00:00:38
32.   Play with flash player No. 32. In Dorian Mode 00:01:00
33.   Play with flash player No. 33. Slow Dance 00:00:45
34.   Play with flash player No. 34. In Phrygian Mode 00:00:50
35.   Play with flash player No. 35. Chorale 00:01:20
36.   Play with flash player No. 36. Free Canon 00:00:49
  Mikrokosmos, Book 2, BB 105
37.   Play with flash player No. 37. In Lydian Mode 00:00:40
38.   Play with flash player No. 38. Staccato and Legato I 00:00:16
39.   Play with flash player No. 39. Staccato and Legato (Canon) 00:00:27
40.   Play with flash player No. 40. In Yugoslav Style 00:00:41
41.   Play with flash player No. 41. Melody with Accompaniment 00:00:48
42.   Play with flash player No. 42. Accompaniment in Broken Triads 00:01:23
43.   Play with flash player No. 43. In Hungarian Style (version A: 2 pianos; version B: piano solo) 00:00:56
44.   Play with flash player No. 44. Contrary Motion II (2 pianos) 00:00:20
45.   Play with flash player No. 45. Meditation 00:00:44
46.   Play with flash player No. 46. Increasing - Diminishing 00:01:01
47.   Play with flash player No. 47. County Fair 00:00:34
48.   Play with flash player No. 48. In Mixolydian Mode 00:00:54
49.   Play with flash player No. 49. Crescendo - Diminuendo 00:00:33
50.   Play with flash player No. 50. Minuet 00:00:36
51.   Play with flash player No. 51. Waves 00:01:04
52.   Play with flash player No. 52. Unison Divided 00:00:21
53.   Play with flash player No. 53. In Transylvanian Style 00:00:40
54.   Play with flash player No. 54. Chromatics 00:00:19
55.   Play with flash player No. 55. Triplets in Lydian Mode (2 pianos) 00:00:31
56.   Play with flash player No. 56. Melody in Tenths 00:00:18
57.   Play with flash player No. 57. Accents 00:00:50
58.   Play with flash player No. 58. In Oriental Style 00:00:59
59.   Play with flash player No. 59. Major anD Minor 00:00:55
60.   Play with flash player No. 60. Canon with Sustained Notes 00:00:46
61.   Play with flash player No. 61. Pentatonic Melody 00:00:56
62.   Play with flash player No. 62. Minor Sixths in Parallel Motion 00:00:40
63.   Play with flash player No. 63. Buzzing 00:00:39
64.   Play with flash player No. 64. Line against Point (versions A and B) 00:00:57
65.   Play with flash player No. 65. Dialogue (with voice) 00:00:35
66.   Play with flash player No. 66. Melody Divided 00:01:12
  Mikrokosmos, Book 3, BB 105
67.   Play with flash player No. 67. Thirds against a Single Voice 00:00:45
68.   Play with flash player No. 68. Hungarian Dance (2 pianos) 00:00:30
69.   Play with flash player No. 69. Study in Chords 00:01:05
70.   Play with flash player No. 70. Melody against Double Notes 00:01:28
71.   Play with flash player No. 71. Thirds 00:01:17
72.   Play with flash player No. 72. Dragons' Dance 00:00:32
73.   Play with flash player No. 73. Sixths and Triads 00:00:40
74.   Play with flash player No. 74. Hungarian Matchmaking Son (versions A and B; version B with voice) 00:01:23
75.   Play with flash player No. 75. Triplets 00:00:57
76.   Play with flash player No. 76. In Three Parts 00:00:30
77.   Play with flash player No. 77. Little Study 00:00:36
78.   Play with flash player No. 78. Five - tone Scale 00:00:30
79.   Play with flash player No. 79. Hommage a Johann Sebastian Bach 00:00:48
80.   Play with flash player No. 80. Hommage a Robert Schumann 00:00:43
81.   Play with flash player No. 81. Wandering 00:01:06
82.   Play with flash player No. 82. Scherzo 00:00:33
83.   Play with flash player No. 83. Melody with Interruptions 00:00:43
84.   Play with flash player No. 84. Merriment 00:00:46
85.   Play with flash player No. 85. Broken Chords 00:01:21
86.   Play with flash player No. 86. Two Major Pentachords 00:01:25
87.   Play with flash player No. 87. Variations 00:01:29
88.   Play with flash player No. 88. Duet for Pipes 00:01:02
89.   Play with flash player No. 89. In Four Parts I 00:00:54
90.   Play with flash player No. 90. In Russian Style 00:00:38
91.   Play with flash player No. 91. Chromatic Invention I 00:01:04
92.   Play with flash player No. 92. Chromatic Invention II 00:00:56
93.   Play with flash player No. 93. In Four Parts II 00:00:43
94.   Play with flash player No. 94. Once Upon a Time... 00:00:58
95.   Play with flash player No. 95. Fox Song (versions A and B; version B with voice) 00:01:23
96.   Play with flash player No. 96. Jolts 00:00:51


Disc 2

Bartók, Béla

  Mikrokosmos, Book 4, BB 105
1.   Play with flash player No. 97. Notturno 00:01:42
2.   Play with flash player No. 98. Thumbs Under 00:00:36
3.   Play with flash player No. 99. Hands Crossing 00:01:15
4.   Play with flash player No. 100. In Folk Song Style 00:00:46
5.   Play with flash player No. 101. Diminished Fifth 00:00:59
6.   Play with flash player No. 102. Harmonics 00:01:24
7.   Play with flash player No. 103. Minor anD Major 00:01:13
8.   Play with flash player No. 104. Wandering through the Keys (versions A and B) 00:01:04
9.   Play with flash player No. 105. Game (with two five - tone scales) 00:00:57
10.   Play with flash player No. 106. Children's Song 00:01:14
11.   Play with flash player No. 107. Melody in the Mist 00:01:16
12.   Play with flash player No. 108. Wrestling 00:01:01
13.   Play with flash player No. 109. From the Island of Bali 00:01:55
14.   Play with flash player No. 110. And the Sounds Clash and Clang... 00:01:07
15.   Play with flash player No. 111. Intermezzo 00:01:35
16.   Play with flash player No. 112. Variations on a Folk Tune 00:00:59
17.   Play with flash player No. 113. Bulgarian Rhythm I. 00:01:04
18.   Play with flash player No. 114. Theme and Inversion 00:01:12
19.   Play with flash player No. 115. Bulgarian Rhythm II 00:00:29
20.   Play with flash player No. 116. Song 00:01:35
21.   Play with flash player No. 117. Bourree 00:00:59
22.   Play with flash player No. 118. Triplets in 9/8 Time 00:00:52
23.   Play with flash player No. 119. Dance in 3/4 Time 00:00:43
24.   Play with flash player No. 120. Triads 00:00:56
25.   Play with flash player No. 121. Two - part Study 00:01:04
  Mikrokosmos, Book 5, BB 105
26.   Play with flash player No. 122. Chords Together and in Opposition 00:00:55
27.   Play with flash player No. 123. Staccato and Legato II (versions A & B) 00:00:56
28.   Play with flash player No. 124. Staccato 00:01:12
29.   Play with flash player No. 125. Boating 00:01:28
30.   Play with flash player No. 126. Change of Time 00:00:42
31.   Play with flash player No. 127. New Hungarian Folk Song (with voice) 00:01:08
32.   Play with flash player No. 128. Stamping Dance 00:01:13
33.   Play with flash player No. 129. Alternating Thirds 00:00:49
34.   Play with flash player No. 130. Village Joke 00:00:50
35.   Play with flash player No. 131. Fourths 00:00:53
36.   Play with flash player No. 132. Major Seconds Broken and Together 00:01:27
37.   Play with flash player No. 133. Syncopation III 00:01:03
38.   Play with flash player No. 134. Studies in Double Notes (versions A, B and C) 00:01:02
39.   Play with flash player No. 135. Perpetuum mobile 00:01:02
40.   Play with flash player No. 136. Whole - tone Scales 00:01:43
41.   Play with flash player No. 137. Unison 00:01:46
42.   Play with flash player No. 138. Bagpipe Music 00:01:13
43.   Play with flash player No. 139. Jack - in - the - Box 00:00:53
  Mikrokosmos, Book 6, BB 105
44.   Play with flash player No. 140. Free Variations 00:01:41
45.   Play with flash player No. 141. Subject and Reflection 00:01:17
46.   Play with flash player No. 142. From the Diary of a Fly 00:01:27
47.   Play with flash player No. 143. Divided Arpeggios 00:02:17
48.   Play with flash player No. 144. Minor Seconds, Major Sevenths 00:04:36
49.   Play with flash player No. 145. Chromatic Invention III (versions A and B) 00:02:33
50.   Play with flash player No. 146. Ostinato 00:02:09
51.   Play with flash player No. 147. March 00:01:53
52.   Play with flash player No. 148. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm I 00:01:50
53.   Play with flash player No. 149. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm II 00:01:08
54.   Play with flash player No. 150. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm III 00:01:23
55.   Play with flash player No. 151. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm IV 00:01:35
56.   Play with flash player No. 152. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm V 00:01:11
57.   Play with flash player No. 153. 6 Dances in Bulgarian Rhythm VI 00:01:57

Total Playing Time: 02:27:36






Composer(s):
Bartók, Béla

Artist(s):
Jandó, Jenő; Szokolay, Balázs; Takacs, Tamara

Label: Naxos

Genre: Instrumental

Period: 20th Century

Catalogue No: 8.557821-22

Barcode: 747313282128

Release Date: 08/2006

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