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His ballads, surprisingly folkish and pop-like, are odes to the Kingdom of Hungary, before the Treaty of Trianon of 1920 that left the Hungarian state landlocked and with two-thirds less land.
Turning to a major work by his fellow Hungarian, Bela Bartok, Schiff used the same-sized string body to dig into the folkish melodies and rhythms of the 1939 Divertimento for String Orchestra.
These waltzes and dance songs, set to quaint folkish texts, are utterly charming in their interweaving of voices and piano, tinged with Viennese nostalgia.
The new album contains seven tender, minimal original pieces that are built around rustic, folkish melodies—
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