Although always present in Bartok's music – in the background at least – here he overtly displays his indebtedness to the folk music of his home.
Performed by Jun Bouterey-Ishido in Auckland Museum Auditorium, 24 August 2018.
Bouterey-Ishido plays Number 6 of the set, called “Ballad”, a theme and variations, and then a number of the “Old Dance Tunes”.
Recorded in Auckland Museum Auditorium, 24 August 2018
Producer: Tim Dodd; Engineer: Rangi Powick