The most important class, however, for me and for hundreds of other Hungarian musicians, was the chamber-music class. From about the age of fourteen, and until graduation from the Academy, all instrumentalists except the heavy-brass players and percussionists had to participate in this course. Presiding over it for many years was the composer Leó Weiner, who thus exercised an enormous influence on three generations of Hungarian musicians.

Sir Georg Solti

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HIS OEUVRE HAS RELEVANCE TO HUMAN AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS TOPICAL EVEN TODAY

HIS OEUVRE HAS RELEVANCE TO HUMAN AND SOCIAL PROBLEMS TOPICAL EVEN TODAY

1 April 2021

On the 140th anniversary of the birth of Béla Bartók, a commemoration of the milestone anniversaries of a career, of understanding, of love: László Vikárius, professor at the Liszt Academy of Music and head of the Bartók Archives of the Institute for Musicology, evokes our great predecessor.

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