Háry János

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Háry János

peasant hero of fanciful adventures. [Hung. Lit. and Opera: Osborne Opera, 148]
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Another lovely addition to the style is the quotation of a Hungarian folksong, "Tiszan innen, Dunan till." Notes on the origin of the song and its use in Kodaly's opera Hary Janos are included in the helpful program note that introduces the score.
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.
Two 20th century works make up the program: "Creation du Monde" by Darius Milhaud and "Hary Janos Suite" 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).
Hary Janos, suite: Tennstedt/LPO (EMI) Dorati/Phil.
The most famous piece in which it is heard is the Hary Janos Suite of Kodaly.
The program also includes the Academic Festival Overture by Johannes Brahms and the "Hary Janos" Suite by Zoltan Kodaly.
It is hardly a great work and not one we would equate with the composer of the Hary Janos Suite.
Celebrating exactly 30 years with the CBSO, bassoonist Andrew Barnell shared with his colleagues in all the outrageous fun of Kodaly's Hary Janos.
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