Four slovak folk songs/ Négy tót népdal .- Dancing song from Medzibrod
Tanzlied aus Medzibrod (1917)


(Food and drink's thy only pleasure ; Essen, Trinken, ja das passt ihr ; Rada pila, rada jedla ; Enni inni van csak kedved)

Arr.: Bartók, Béla (1881-1945) [Hungary]

Published by Boosey & Hawkes Inc. [USA] , 1950
Ref. : 17658 (pl. no.)  (3 p.)
Type of material: Full score
Copyright : Universal Edition, 1924; assigned to Boosey and Hawkes, Ltd. 1939; revised version Boosey and Hawkes, Inc., 1950
Other titles on the same score: Wedding song from Poniky ; Song of the hayharvesters from Hiadel ; Dancing song from Poniky
Text in: English + adapted in German ; Hungarian ; Czech
Epoque: 20th century (1910-1919)
Genre-Style-Form: Partsong ; Folk music ; Secular ; Dance
Mood of the piece: fast ; dancing
Type of Choir: SATB (4 mixed voices)
Instrumentation: Keyboard (1 instrumental part(s))
Instruments: Piano (1)
Difficulty choir (incr.from 1 to 5): 3
Difficulty conductor (incr.from A to E): B
Tonality: B flat lydian
Duration: 0.5 min.
Number of verses: 4
Origin: Slovakia
Musicological Sources: No. 3 of "Four Slovak folk songs"
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Consultable under : Perf. Coll. # 710A   (155 copies)
Audio excerpt sung by Wiener Kammerchor conducted by Johannes Prinz

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