The Art-Music Forum
May 16, 2022, 01:59:45 pm
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.
Did you miss your activation email?

Login with username, password and session length
News: A place to discover and discuss a wide range of composers and music (both familiar and forgotten), recordings, broadcasts, books and art. Register, contribute and explore!
 
  Home Help Search Gallery Staff List Login Register  

Romanian Music


Pages: 1 2 3 [4]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Romanian Music  (Read 3884 times)
Jolly Roger
Level 8
********

Times thanked: 59
Offline Offline

Posts: 2038


View Profile
« Reply #45 on: September 30, 2013, 10:06:20 pm »

So forget Kodaly? Zoltan Kodaly? How can this be?

Roger,

in case of Hungarian composers well-known in our Western hemisphere, we are used to our way of placing the family name at the back because the sources we are familiar with just do so (CDs, concert programs etc.). However, if you look at Hungarian sources, they are of course also reversing names here. For instance, take a look at the Hungarian wikipedia article about Kodály:
https://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kod%C3%A1ly_Zolt%C3%A1n
Thoughout the whole text, he is referred to as "Kodály Zoltán" there! It's just the same with Bartók:
https://hu.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bart%C3%B3k_B%C3%A9la

Thank you, That's quite interesting..whooda thunk it? I wonder what other countries do this.
Now I also wonder about Laszlo Lajtha(a very fine composer), and others. maybe this practice sometimes diminished their identity and popularity.
Report Spam   Logged

Pages: 1 2 3 [4]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Powered by EzPortal
Bookmark this site! | Upgrade This Forum
SMF For Free - Create your own Forum


Powered by SMF | SMF © 2016, Simple Machines
Privacy Policy