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Week of December 12, 2011

Budapest Festival Orchestra
Iván Fischer, Music Director and Conductor
András Schiff, piano
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BÉLA BARTÓK: Hungarian Peasant Songs
BÉLA BARTÓK: Piano Concerto No. 2
FRANZ SCHUBERT: Symphony No. 9 in C Major, D. 944, "Great"
BÉLA BARTÓK: Dance of the Urog Swinherds from Hungarian Sketches

In this fantastic performance from Carnegie Hall, two old friends from Hungary perform works inspired by folksongs from their homeland.

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Enter this week's Encore Contest

Aaron J. of Los Angeles won this week's contest by correctly ID'ing SFranz Schubert Impromptu E-flat Impromptu.

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Ivan Fischer

Andras Schiff

Béla Bartók

Franz Schubert