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Symphonic‐poem in 10 tableaux by Bartók, based on life of Lajos Kossuth (1802–94), leader of unsuccessful Hungarian uprising against Austria, 1848–9. Comp. 1903. F.p. Budapest 1904; f. Eng. p. Manchester 1904 (cond. Richter). Contains distorted version of Austrian national hymn.

Subjects: Music.

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