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Hungarian Fantasy

By M. Carros

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Concert band - Grade 5
Composed by M. Carros. Original Compositions/Countries. Molenaar Original Compositions. Recorded on Autumn Leaves (ML.311054720). Full set. Duration 10 minutes, 24 seconds. Published by Molenaar Edition (ML.012022090).

Item Number: ML.012022090

The work opens with a theme in a folksong character: an introduc-tion in minor. Timpani and the low winds symbolise the Hungarian character and the never-ending struggle of the people of Hungary. After this the theme re-appears in its full glory, but now in major. After a short transition a sparkling and rubato dance-theme follows, also alternatingly in minor and major. Another transitional section leads to a czardas for orchestra with much virtuoso passage work, characteristic for the virtuoso Franz Liszt. The work is concluded in a glorious manner by the main theme.

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