Both parents were amateur musicians—his father a violinist, his mother a pianist and singer. In turn he studied the germinal links between speech and music, and became a lifelong collector of folk tales, dances and tunes. During his advanced study at the Paris Conservatoire, the budding composer was profoundly influenced by the Impressionist scores of Claude Debussy. His music always tells a story, conjures an image or sketches a scene with verismo front and centre.
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Marosszéki táncok (Kodály, Zoltán)
The orchestral rendition, while not a standard repertory item, is the more popular of the two versions of the work today. The six tunes used here he collected from Marosszek, a town in the Szekely region of eastern Hungary. He revealed that the folk sources of these dances are Transylvanian and date back several centuries. The piece opens with a catchy theme whose ethnic character exudes a colorful exoticism and passion. But the opening melody soon returns, now in a bigger, more epic guise. Then several more themes follow, with the main one reappearing between them.
Zoltán Kodály: Dances of Marosszék