Farkas: Chamber Music, Vol. 6

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Catalog: TOCC0682

Várjon, Dénes; Stuller Quartet; Shimanuki, Yukari; Stuller, Gyula

This thirteenth release in the Toccata Classics exploration of the music of Ferenc Farkas (1905–2000) puts some of his chamber music with violin in the spotlight – bookended here by two works for string quartet. As with previous albums in this series, the music highlights the characteristics that make Farkas’ music so appealing: catchy tunes, transparent textures, buoyant rhythms, a fondness for Baroque forms and a taste for the folk-music of his native Hungary that marks him out as a true successor to Bartók and Kodály.

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