Kodaly's colourful Hary Janos
suite is always a winner, with plenty of taxing but charming solo parts.
QATAR Philharmonic Orchestra (QPO) performed yet another Richard Strauss' tone poem titled 'Also sprach Zarathustra' at Katara Opera House recently, along with a selection of lesser known composer Hagi Khan Mohammadov's lively concerto for oud and orchestra as well as Zoltan Kodaly's Hary Janos Suite.
The last piece played was the folk opera Hary Janos (1926) by Zoltan Kodaly.
Most people outside those confines, professional musicians included, are likely to have difficulty naming any composers of Hungarian opera or their titles, beyond the few that have attained international status, such as Bart6k's Duke Bluebeard's Castle, and Kodaly's Hary Janos
and Szekely fono (The Transylvanian Spinningroom).
, suite: Tennstedt/LPO (EMI) Dorati/Phil.
The most famous piece in which it is heard is the Hary Janos Suite of Kodaly.
He appeared on stage at the Phil when Hary Janos was programmed by Walter Weller, and also when Stephen Pratt incorporated the instrument in his piece Some of Their Number in 1977.
Dentro de su Primera Temporada 2005, la Orquesta Sinfonica de Xalapa y su director titular, Carlos Miguel Prieto, ofrecieron en el Teatro Clavijero, en este puerto, la repeticion del programa --el primero se llevo a cabo en Xalapa-- que originalmente comprenderia, segun el programa impreso, el famoso Concierto para dos pianos, percusion y orquesta, de Bela Bartok (1881-1945), y la no menos famosa Suite opus 15, Hary Janos
, de Zoltan Kodaly (1882-1967).
It is hardly a great work and not one we would equate with the composer of the Hary Janos
Celebrating exactly 30 years with the CBSO, bassoonist Andrew Barnell shared with his colleagues in all the outrageous fun of Kodaly's Hary Janos