FERENC FARKAS (1905-2000): Music for Wind Ensemble - Early Hungarian Dances from the 17th Century (arr. László Zempléni [b.1947]), Suites from The Sly Students and Timon of Athens (arr. Tony Kurmann [b.1943]), Intrada, Passacaglia and Saltarello, Tower Music from Nyírbátor (Little Tower Music), Contrafacta Hungarica, Musica per Ottoni, Csinom Palkó: Mischievous Tune (arr. János Eördögh/Kurmann).
Catalogue Number: 03S011
Label: Toccata Classics
Reference: TOCC 0349
Description: Arrangements are to the fore in this new volume of Toccata’s survey of the music of this Hungarian composer with a sparkling album of works for wind ensemble - from chamber groups to full-size wind bands. The chief characteristics of all eight scores recorded here are infectious good humor and a high charge of rhythmic energy. Budapest Wind Symphony; László Marosi.