Performance Today®

with host Fred Child

: Bartok: Romanian Dances

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Mak Grgic and Martin Chalifour Nancy Chalifour

In the early 1900s, Bela Bartok traveled the dusty back-roads of eastern Europe with a heavy Edison recording machine. He recorded thousands of folk songs that, in turn, inspired his own work. On this episode of Performance Today, hear Bartok's Romanian Dances from a concert in Interlochen, Michigan.