Bartók: Sonata for two pianos and percussion, and other piano music
Piano Sonata, BB 88, Sz. 80
3 Hungarian Folksongs from Csik, BB 45b, Sz. 35a
Sonatina, BB 69, Sz. 55
3 Rondos on Slovak Folk Tunes, BB 92, Sz. 84
3 Studies, BB 81, Sz. 72, Op. 18
Sonata for Two Pianos & Percussion, BB 115, Sz. 110
Performed with François-Frédéric Guy (piano), Colin Currie (percussion), Sam Walton (percussion), and Cédric Tiberghien (piano)
This recording features the piano music of Béla Bartók — a program which includes the popular Sonatina, the aggressively experimental Op 18 Études and the Piano Sonata of 1926, the composer’s ‘year of the piano’.
Cédric Tiberghien is then joined by François-Frédéric Guy, Colin Currie and Sam Walton for the Sonata for two pianos and percussion—a high-spirited conclusion to this successful mini series.
Here is Mr. Tiberghien playing the music of Bela Bartok: