Ferenc Farkas

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In a life extending nearly the entire breadth of the twentieth century, Hungarian composer Ferenc Farkas fashioned a personal idiom of refreshing vitality. In form, largely diatonic, it spoke a richer…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Exercitium tonale, 24 preludes for guitar 1982 Chamber Music
Chorea hungaricae: 3 Cycles of Hungarian Dances from the 17th Century, for orchestra 1961 Orchestral
Early Hungarian Dances (5) from the 17th Century, for wind quintet 1959 Chamber Music
Early Hungarian Dances (4) from the 17th Century, for 4 clarinets 1976 Chamber Music
Piccola Musica da Concerto Concerto
Early Hungarian Dances (4) from the 17th Century, for saxophone quartet 1991 Chamber Music
Aria e Rondo all'ungherese for 2 violins & string orchestra Orchestral
Early Hungarian Dances (4) from the 17th Century, for flute & piano 1987 Chamber Music
Rosarium, for voice & piano 1933 Vocal Music
Furfangos diákok, ballet (The Sly Students) 1949 Ballet
Contrafacta Hungarica, for (2) oboes, (2) clarinets, (2) horns, (2) bassoons 1974 Chamber Music
Arioso, for cello & piano Chamber Music
Concertino all'antica, for cello & strings 1965 Concerto
Concertino No. 4 for oboe & strings 1984 Concerto
Ricardo di Somogy, for 3 guitars 1977 Chamber Music
Four pieces for double bass & wind quintet Chamber Music
Ricordanze, for oboe, violin, viola & cello 1984 Chamber Music
Sonatina Based on a Hungarian Folk Song, for double bass & piano Chamber Music
Old Hungarian Dances from the 17th Century, for flute & string orchestra 1990 Concerto
Concertino Rustico for alphorn & string orchestra Concerto
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