Budapest with Bartók, Kurtág, Sáry and Balance

The Magyars – Like the Romanians to their east – are a cultural island with a distinctive language unrelated to the sea of Slavs around them. Like the people, the music is now thoroughly Europeanised but it remains highly distinctive. In very large part, this is down to the Hungarian language, which is invariably stressed … Continue reading Budapest with Bartók, Kurtág, Sáry and Balance