Dances from the Heart of Europe

 NIKOS SKALKOTTAS (1904-1949)
   
 Five Greek Dances 11:23  
  From 36 Greek Dances, Op. 11  
1 1 Epirotikos (set 1, No. 4). Moderato 1:42
2 2 Kretikos (set I, No. 2). Allegro moderato 1:57
3 3 Tsamikos (set I, no. 1). Allegro moderato 1:54
4 4 Arkadikos (set III, No. 10). Moderato 3:40
5 5 Kleftikos (set III, No. 3). Allegro vivo 2:08
   
 FRANZ JOSEPH HAYDN (1732-1809)
   
 Twelve German Dances, H.IX:12 8:32  
6 I in G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur 0:42
7 II In B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur 0:34
8 III In G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur 0:42
9 IV In C major - in C-Dur - en ut majeur - Trio 1:21
10 V In A major - in A-Dur - en la majeur 0:40
11 VI In D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur 0:34
12 VII In G major - in G-Dur - en sol majeur 0:43
13 VIII In D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur 0:31
14 IX In B flat major - in B-Dur - en si bémol majeur 0:42
15 X In C major - in C-Dur - en ut majeur 0:38
16 XI In F major - in F-Dur - en fa majeur 0:32
17 XII In D major - in D-Dur - en ré majeur - Coda 0:47
   
 BELA BARTOK (1881-1945)
   
 Romanian Folk Dances, bb 68 6:58  
  Arranged for string orchestra by Arthur Willner  
18 1 Jocul cu bâta (Stick dance). Allegro moderato - 1:35
19 2 Braul (Sash dance). Allegro - 0:38
20 3 Pe loc (In one spot). Moderato - 1:28
21 4 Buciumeana (Horn dance). Moderato - 1:52
22 5 Poarga româneasca (Romanian polka). Allegro - 0:30
23 6 Maruntel (Fast dance). L'istesso tempo - 0:14
24 7 Maruntel (Fast dance). Allegro vivace 0:39
   
 JOHANNES BRAHMS (1833-1897)
   
 Liebeslieder-Walzer, Op. 52 25:18  
  Arranged for strings by Friedrich Hermann  
25 1 Im Ländler Tempo 1:16
26 2 Più agitato 0:49
27 3 Tempo I 1:31
28 4 [ ] 0:58
29 5 [ ] 1:37
30 6 Grazioso - Poco più lento - Tempo I 2:48
31 7 Più lento 1:16
32 8 Tempo I 1:21
33 9 [ ] 2:04
34 10 [ ] 0:59
35 11 Più animato 0:56
36 12 [ ] 0:44
37 13 Tempo I 1:04
38 14 [ ] 1:37
39 15 [ ] 1:05
40 16 Animato 1:30
41 17 Più lento 1:57
42 18 Animato 1:39
   
 VARDAPET KOMITAS (1869-1935)
 Ten Armenian Folk Songs and Dances 26:51  
43 1 Krunk (The crane). Andante 2:53
44 2 Al aylukhs (My scarlet kerchief). Allegretto 2:19
45 3 Shushiki (To Shushik). Moderato 3:11
46 4 Kak'avi erg (Song of the partridge). Allegro 1:37
47 5 Chinar es (You are like a plane tree). Andante 3:27
48 6 Vagharshapati Par (Dance from Vagharshapat). Allegro con fuoco 2:24
49 7 Khumar (Wedding dance-play). Sostenuto 1:50
50 8 Shogher djan (Dear Shogher). Allegro scherzando 4:22
51 9 Erkinkn ampel a (The sky clouded over). Andante 2:56
52 10 Habrban. Allegro 1:27
 Yuli Turovsky cello/director
  17-24 June 2001