Kassai István


CSÁKVÁRI Ilona  ↑ 1982
KERTÉSZ Lajos      2007
KADOSA Pál           1982
CZIFFRA György    1982
Yvonne LEFÉBURE 1984
KASSAI István
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Discography of István Kassai, pianist



 

 

DATE

ALBUM

PUBLISHER

CODE

PROGRAM

 













 

46

2018

Széchényi - Piano Music from a Hungarian Dinasty
1800-1920
Kassai István, Piano (KI)
Lázár György, Piano (LGy)

Grand Piano (Naxos)

GP786

Félicie Széchényi:
2
Sweethart Polka Mazur
4    7 in the Morning Polka Schnell
5 Franziska Széchényi: 6 Ländler
Lajos Széchényi:

6-8
3 Hungarian Dances
10 10 Ländler und 1 Mazurka
Ödön Széchenyi
12
Marien Polka
15 Regatta Foursome 3 At Sea
17Mermaid Polka
21
Andor Széchenyi: Tritsch-Tratsch Polka
22 Imre Széchényi:
Three Waltzes for Piano 4 Hands –
– 
№ 1 (KI, LGy)

 

45

2014

Works by Széchényi Imre
Kassai István, Piano 
[1-3, 7, 15-17.]
Lázár György, Piano (LGy)
[1-3, 7.]

Hungaroton

HCD 32748

Three pieces for Piano Four Hands KI, LGy)
№ 1. Hungarian Festive March
№ 2. Hungarian Fantaisie
№  3. Hungarian Dance 
7 An Mariette for Piano Four Hands KI, LGy)
15 Exspectation Polka
16 Polka-Mazurka Fantasy
17 Hungarian Polka

 

44

2014

Bartók Béla. Mikrokosmos

Vols. 2 und 3

Kertész Lajos, piano
Kassai István, 2nd Piano

Naxos

8.70208

For streaming & download 

9 № 43b In Hungarian Style for Two Pianos
11 № 44b Contrary Motion for Two Pianos
23 № 55b Triplets in Lydian Mode forTwo Pianos
38 № 68b Hungarian Dance forTwo Pianos

 

43

2013

The Sea in Music
Kassai István, Klavier

Naxos

8.578269-70 

2 CD:
1 Ernest Bloch: Poems of the Sea – 
№ 3 At Sea

 

42

2013

Bartók Béla: Works for Piano

Kertész Lajos, piano
Kassai István, 2nd Piano

Naxos

9.70209-10
CD available in Hungary only

2. CD: Mikrokosmos
  
9 № 43b In Hungarian Style for Two Pianos
12 № 44b Contrary Motion for Two Pianos
21 № 55b Triplets in Lydian Mode forTwo Pianos
31 № 68b Hungarian Dance forTwo Pianos

 

 41

2012

Erkel Ferenc:
Choral Works
King István Opera Choir conducted by
Ákos Somogyváry
István Kassai, piano
[11-19]
Valéria Csányi, organ 
[12, 19]
László Jekl, barytone
[14, 17-19]
Sándor Kecskés, tenor,
János Fátrai, barytone,
Dömötör Pintér, bass
[13, 19]

Hungaroton

HCD 32683

King István –
a cross section of the opera’s choruses.

12 Prayer 

13 Finale of the 1st act

14 Herold’s chorus

15 Welcoming chorus
16 Nuptial choir
17 Finale of 4th act
18 Trauerchor
19 Finale 

 

40

2009

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.13
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32582

1 Czardas Scenes № 13 op. 101
2 Silver Wings (1919)
3 Liszt – Hubay:
Hungarian Rhapsody
4-7 Four Pieces op. 95
4 № 1 Bridal Procession
5 № 2  Star of the Sea
6 № 3 Past…
7 № 4 Wood Feeling

8 Hungarian Variations
for a Solo Violin (1923)
9 Hungarian March
for Piano Four Hands
 10 Czardas Scenes № 14 op. 117
”On János Lavotta’s Themes”
11 Adieu! – Before Farewell op. 111

 

39

2009

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.12
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32549

1 Czardas Scenes № 12  op. 83
”My Little Turtle”
2-4 Three Pieces op. 48
2 № 1 Ballade
3 № 2 Intermezzo
4 № 3 Serenata

5-7 Three Pieces op. 52
5 № 1 Sonnet
6 № 2 Minuet
7 № 3 Valse caprice

8 Hungarian Folk Song op. 67
9 Paganini – Hubay: Moto perpetuo
10 Paganini – Hubay: XIII. Caprice
11 Why Are You Cooing… (1935)
12 Fugitive op. post
13 Liszt – Hubay: Valse impromptu
14 Rachmaninov – Hubay: Elegy
15-19 Five Concert Etudes Op. 115
15 № 1 C major
16 № 2 F major
17 № 3 g sharp minor
18 № 4 D major
19 № 5 A major

 

 

 

 

38

2008

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.11
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
Istvnán Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32581

1-6 Six Hungarian Poems op.27
1 № 1 Adagio
2 № 2 Allegro molto
3 № 3 Moderato
4 № 4 Allegro
5 № 5 Andantino
6 № 6 Allegro molto

7-11 Five Character Pieces op.51
7 № 1 Siciliano
8 № 2 Gavotte
9 № 3 Bolero
10 № 4 Alpine Tunes
11 № 5 Diabolical Scherzo

12-14 3 Poems after F. Coppée op.56
12 № 1 Andante ma non troppo
13 № 2 Moderato
14 № 3 Allegro con moto

15-20 Six New Hungarian Poems 76
15 № 1 Andantino ma non tanto
16 № 2 Allegro molto
17 № 3 Andante
18 № 4 Allegro molto
19 № 5 Moderato
20 № Allegro moderato

21 Autumnal Poem (1924)
22 Harlequin – Scherzo op.81
23-24 Two Pieces op.110
23 № 1 Spring Roundelay
24 № 2 The Wasp

 

 

37

2007

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.10
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32452

1 Czardas Scenes № 9 op. 65
”Panna Czinka’s Tune”
2-4 Three Pieces op. 10
2 № 1 Arioso
3 № 3 Devil’s Dance
4 № 3 Escape
5 A Tale op 15 № 1
6 Maggiolata op. 15 № 2
7 Czardas Scenes № 10 op. 69
”Souvenir of Szalatna”
8 Henri Vieuxtemps – Hubay Jenö:
Cantilena
9-10 Two Mazurkas
9 № 1 a minor
10 № 2 g minor

11-13 Three Pieces op. 58
11 № 1 Elegic Song
12 № 2 Tender Words
13 № 3 In Spanish Style

14 Czardas Scenes № 11 op. 82
”The Willow’ Whitered Branch”

 

 

 

 

36

2007

Weiner Leó:
Piano Music
Vol.4
István Kassai, piano
and piano
playback [1–8]

Hungaroton

HCD 32403

1-4 Serenade
for Small Orchestra op. 3
– Version for Piano four Hands
1 I. Allegretto quasi andantino
2 II. Lebhaft, sehr rhytmisch
2 III. Andantino
4 IV. Allegro molto

5-8 String Quartet № 1 op. 4
– Version for Piano four Hands
5 I. Allegro
6 II. Allegretto vivo e grazioso
7 III. Andante espressivo
8 IV. Allegro molto vivace

9 Csongor and Tünde.
2nd Ballet op. 10c –
Version for Piano two Hands.
№ 1 Prince Csongor and the Witch
№ 2 Duet of Csongor and
the Fairy Tünde

10-14 Toldi. Symphonic Poem op 43
Illustrating Music
for the First Part of the
Epic Trilogy of J. Arany
for Piano two Hands.
9 № 1-2 Prelude
10 № 8-11 The Old Servant
11 № 20-21 Notturno
12 № 22 Sprurred Dance and Rapid
24 Finale

 

 

35

2006

Magyar
verbunkos zene
(Hungarian
Verbunkos Music)
István Kassai, piano
Lavotta Chamber orchestra
conducted by
Pál Molnár

LavottaKamarazenekar

PRECD 03115

8 Mosonyi Mihály: Piano Concerto

 

34

2006

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol. 9
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32389

1 Hungarian Fantasy op. 1
2 First Nocturne op. 42
3–7 Atair –
A Musical Novel in Five Chapters op. 47
3 № 1 Woman’s Caprice
4 № 2 Invocation
5. №  3 Wildfire
6 № 4 Declaration of Love
7 № 5 Drunk with Love  

8 Violin Solo from the Opera
„The Village Vagabond” op. 50a
9 Second Nocturne op. 73
10 Moonlight – Ballade op. 86 № 1
11 Dance of Elves –
Scherzo op. 86 № 2
12–13 Two Pieces op. 87
12 № 1 Sunbeam
13 № 2 Third Nokturne
14–15 Romance & Serenade op. 108
14 № 1 Radiant Sun – Romance
15 № 2 Pal Moonbeam – Gitarre
16 Vieuxtemps, Henri – Hubay: Lamento
17 Capriccio de concert op. 86 № 3

 

33

2005

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol. 08
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32312

1 Czardas Scenes № 5 op. 33
”The Waves of Lake Balaton”
2 Czardas Scenes № 6 op. 34
„Yellow Maybeetle”
3 may Song op. 37 № 1
4 From Times of Yore op. 37 № 2
5 In Front of Her Portait op 38 № 1
6 Under Her Window op 38 № 2
7 Song of Nightingale op 39
8 Czardas Scenes № 7 op. 41
„Kossuth Song”
9 Czardas Scenes № 8 op. 60
„It Is Said…”
10-12 3 Pieces op. 66

10 № 1 Moment musical
11 № 2 Farewell
12 № 3 Flying Swallows

13 Waltz-Paraphrase op. 105

 

32

2004

Volkmann, Robert:
Piano Music
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32231

1 Souvenir of Maróth op.6
2–13 Visegrád – Twelve
Musical Poems for Piano op. 21
2 № 1 The Oath
3 № 2 Sword-Dance
4. № 3 At the Banquet
5 № 4 Love
6 № 5 Flower-Garden
7 № 6 Wedding Song
8 № 7 The Sybil
9 № 8 Pastorale
10 № 9 Sopng of Heroes
11 № 10 The Page
12 № 11 Soliman
13 № 12 At Salomon’s Tower – Elegy
14 Hungarian Songs op. 20
15 At Count Széchenyi’s Grave op. 41

 

31

2004

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.07
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32193

1 Popper, David – Hubay Jenö:
Tarantella
2 Zichy Géza – Hubay Jenö:
Dream of Love
3 Merkler Andor – Hubay Jenö:
Intermezzo in the Form of a Valse
4 Massenet, Jules – Hubay Jenö:
Prelude from the opera „Hérodiade”
5 Liszt Ferenc– Hubay Jenö:
Valse Oubliée № 1
6 Grieg, Edvard Hagerup – Hubay Jenö:
Solvejg’s Song
7 Brahms, Johannes – Hubay Jenö:
Sapphic Ode
8 Rubinstein, Anton – Hubay Jenö:
Barcarolle №1
9 Rachmaninoff, Serge. – Hubay Jenö: Polichinelle
10 Strauss, Richard– Hubay Jenö:
Dream in the Twilight
11 Vieuxtemps, Henri – Hubay Jenö:
Dream
12 Händel, Georg Friedrich – Hubay Jenö: Larghetto
13–15 Tartini, Giuseppe– Hubay Jenö:
Devil’s Trill Sonata
13 I. Larghetto affettuoso
14 II. Tempo giusto
15 III. Grave – Allegro assai
Bach Johann Sebastian – Hubay Jenö:
Air

 

30

2003

Weiner Leó:
Piano Music
Vol.3
István Kassai, piano
and piano
playback [1–4]

Hungaroton

HCD 32115

1–4 Suite (Hungarian Folk Dances)
for Piano 4 Hands op. 18
1 I. Allegro risoluto e ben marcato
2 II. Andante poco sostenuto –
– Allegro con fouco
3 III. Andante poco sostenuto – Pesante poco marcato
4 IV. Presto

5–9 5 Little Piano Pieces (1948)
5 № 1 Furcoat Song
6 № 2 ABCD
7 № 3 I lost my pair
8 № 4 When I was a herd lad
9 № 5 I won’t be a bridesmaid

10-29 20 Easy Little
Piano Pieces op. 27
10 № 1 The hen went to wander
11 № 2 This girl is stitching beads
12 № 3 The queen
13 № 4 White-heart cherry
14 № 5 Loafbacking
15 № 6 The shy lad
16 № 7 Ballad of the black peacock
17 № 8 The cricket’s wedding
18 № 9 Joining the army
19 № 10 Recruit’s lament
20 № 11 Soldier’s bride
21 № 12 Old Bachelor’ songi
22 № 13 The slothful herd
23 № 14 Funny gypsy-mocking song
24 № 15 I’d like to plough
25 № 16 Plough-boy’s song
26 № 17 Ballad of the twelve masons
27 № 18 Playing lost geese
28 № 19 Lament
29 № 20 Nosey flea
30–59 Hungarian Folk Music op. 42
30 № 1 Courting song
31 № 2 Narrow chain playing
32 № 3 Ladybird play
33 № 4 Orphan’s ballad
34 № 5 Marjoram and carnation
35 № 6 Lover’s song
36 № 7 Fryday out
37 № 8 Ring song
38 № 9 Whip’s song
39 № 10 Died lover
40 № 11 Nuptial song
41 № 12 Naugthy song
42 № 13 Plaintive tune
43 № 14 Spring song
44 № 15 Making wreath
45 № 16 Szekler’s love-song
46 № 17 The spinster
and the puny lad
№ 19 Menuetto (Bridesmaids’ song)
49 № 20 Lad-mocking song
50 № 21 Deep is the flower
51 № 22 I lost my kerchief  
52 № 23 When I was a herd lad
53 № 24 Czardas of Nagydorog
54 № 25 Crisp czardas
55 № 26 Verbunk of Gyergyó
56 № 27 Choosing bride
57 № 28 Shopping song
58 № 29 Flower song
59 № 30 Japing song

 

29

2003

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.06
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
Istvan Kassai, piano
 

Hungaroton

HCD 32155

1 Jenö Hubay – Károly Aggházy:
Gypsy Fantasy op. 4
2 Arabic Lament op. 6 № 1
3 Polish Melody op. 6 № 2
4 Hungarian Dance op. 59 № 1
5 Hussar’s Song op. 59 № 2
6–15 Mosaic op. 49
6. № 1 Recollections
7 № 2 Complaint
8 № 3 Under the Shade of Trees
9 № 4 Prayer (Gebet)
10 № 5 Barcarolle
11 № 6 Apparition
12 № 7 Ha in Hand
13 № 8 Sigh
14 № 9 Reverie
15 № 10 Torment

16-17 Two Gypsy Fantasies op. 55
16 № 1 in a minor
17 № 2 in g minor  

18 Ballade op. 104 1
19 Humoresque op. 104
2

 

28

2003

Dohnányi Ernö:
Chamber Music
István Kassai,
piano [1–9]
Auer Quartet
Gábor Sipos,
1
st Violin [1–9]
Zsuzsanna Berentés,
2
nd violin [5–9]
Csaba Gálfi,
alto [1–9]
Ákos Takács,
cello [1–9]

Hungaroton

HCD 32148

1–4 Quartet
for Piano, Violin, Alto and Cello
in F sharp minor (1891–93)
1 I. Allegro moderato
2 II. Scherzo. Allegretto vivace
3 III: Adagio molto espressivo
4 IV. Allegro con brio

5 Wedding March
for Piano and String Quartet
6–9 Quintet
for Piano and String Quartet
in C minor op. 1
6 I. Allegro
7 II. Scherzo. Allegro vivace
8 III. Adagio quasi andante
9. IV. Finale. Allegro animato

 

27

2002

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol 05
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
Istvan Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 32060

1 Czardas Scenes № 1 op. 9
2 Czardas Scenes № 2 op. 13
„My little flute is
a weeping willow branch”
3 Elegy op. 14
. 1
4 Larghetto op. 14
. 2
5 Contemplation op.14
3
6 Czardas Scenes № 3 op. 16
„Waters of the river Maros”
7 Czardas Scenes № 4 op. 32
„Hejre Kati”
8–10 Three Character Pieces op. 46
8 № 1 First Romance
9 № 2 Page’s Prank
10 № 3 Tender Confession

11–12 Two Concert Mazurkas op. 54
11 № 1 in d minor
12 № 2 in F major
13 Elegiac Fantasy op. 62
14 Scherzo op. 80

 

26

2001

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.04
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 31970

1–10 Brahms, Johannes –Hubay Jenö: Hungarian Dances № 1–10
1 № 1 Allegro molto
2 № 2 Allegro non assai – Vivo
3 № 3 Allegretto – Vivace
4 № 4 Poco sostenuto – Vivace
5 № 5 Allegro – Vivace
6 № 6 Vivace – molto sostenuto
7 № 7 Molto sostenuto
8 № 8 Presto
9 № 9 Allegro non troppo
10 № 10 Presto
11 Sorrow Thoughts op. 74 no. 1
12 Lullaby op. 74 no. 2
13 Perpetuum mobile op. 88
14–23 Ten Character Pieces op. 79
14 № 1 Barcarolle
15 № 2 Waltz
16 № 3 Declaration of Love
17 № 4 Serenade
18 № 5 The Spring
19 № 6 Melancholy
20 № 7 Mazurka
21 № 8 Prayer (Prière)
22 № 9 Bölcsödal
23 № 10 The Butterfly
24–25 Love Songs
in Springtime op. 120
24 № 1 Larghetto
25 № 2 Andante con moto

 

25

2001

Fifty Years of
Hungaroton
Pianists
(1951–2001)
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD
32088-90

3 CDs, on the 3rd
12 Leó Weiner:
3 Hungarian Rural Dances
№ 2 Ronde of Marosszék
№ 3 Fox Dance

 

24

2001

Fifty Years of
Hungaroton
String Players
(1951–2001)
Sczecsödi Ferenc, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD
32091-3

3 CDs, on the 3rd
9 J. Hubay Jenö:
Carmen Fantasy on the opera of
Georges Bizet op. 3 № 3

 

23

2000

Weiner Leó:
Piano Music Vol.2
István Kassai, piano
and piano
playback [16–32]

Hungaroton

HCD 31921

1 Carnival for Piano 2 Hands op. 5
2 Caprice (1908)
3–5 Three Piano Pieces op.7
3 № 1 Prelude
4 № 2 Nocturne
5 № 3 Scherzo

6–13 Miniatures op. 12
6 № 1 Homage to J. S. Bachnak
7 № 2 Scherzino
 8 № 3 Little Etude
9 № 4 In remembrance of Schumann
10 № 5 Evening Atmosphere
11 № 6 Improvisation
12 № 7 In remembrance of Chopin
13 № 8 Humoresque

14 Playing Soldiers for Piano op 16
15 Passacaglia
for Piano 2 Hands op 17
16 Variations
on a Hungarian Folk Song
for 2 Pianos op. 32
17 Fairies’ Dance for Piano 4 Hands
from the Suite
„Csongor and Tünde” op. 10
18–20 3 Little Piano Pieces
for Four Hands op. 36
18 № 1 Lullaby
19 № 2 Drinking Song
20 № 3 Suit

21–23 3 Hungarian Folk Dances
for Piano 4 Hands (1960)
21 № 1 Hungarian Wedding Dance
22 № 2 Teasing
23 № 3 Fox Dance

 

22

2000

Pearls
of Hungarian Music
István Kassai, piano

Musica Hungarica

MHA 012

9 Bartók Béla Allegro barbaro

 

21

2000

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for violin and piano
Vol.03
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 31876

1–3 Suite on the Opera
„The King of Lahore
of
Jules Massenet op.3 №1
1 I. Bevezetés és andante
2 II. Allegretto
3 III. Téma változatokkal és finálé

4–5 Two Songs of
Jules Massenet op.3 №2
4 № 1 Evening
5 № 2 Serenade of Molière

6 Carmen Fantasy
on the Opera of Georges Bizet op.3 №3
7–12 A Puszta Journey op. 57
7 № 1 Forget-Me-Not
8 № 2 Any Fairs
9 № 3 Married Life
10 № 4 Hm! Hm!
11 № 5 Why Is there Love
in the World
12 O more, more

13 Hubay Jenö – Aggházy Károly:
Echoes from the Puszta op 7
14–23 Children’s’ Scenes op. 84
14 № 1 On the Grass
15 № 2 The First Grief
16 № 3 Butterfly-Hunting
17 № 4 Lonely int he Forest 
18 № 5 Hide-and Seek
19 № 6 Playing Soldiers 
20 № 7 Grandma’s Tale
21 № 8 Soap-Bubble
22 № 9 Evening Prayer
23 № 10 Asleep

24 Lilacs –
Old Viennese Waltz op. 109

 

20

2000

Bartók Edition (29)
István
Kassai, piano

King Records

BAR 1029 licence edition

11–12 Petits morceaux (2 Little Pieces)
11 № 1 Adagio
12 № 2 Moderato

17 Scherzo or Fantasy
19 Funeral March – Finale of the
Symphonic Poem „Kossuth”

 

19

2000

Bartók Béla:
Early Works
and Rarities
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 31909

11–12 Petits morceaux (2 Little Pieces)
11 № 1 Adagio
12 № 2 Moderato

17 Scherzo or Fantasy
19 Funeral March – Finale of the
Symphonic Poem „Kossuth”

 

18

2000

Bartók
Complete Edition
Vol. 29
Rarities
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 41002

29 CDs, on the 29th
11–12 Petits morceaux (2 Little Pieces)
11 № 1 Adagio
12 № 2 Moderato

17 Scherzo or Fantasy
19 Funeral March – Finale of the
Symphonic Poem „Kossuth”

 

17

1999

Mosonyi Mihály:
Piano Trio
Kassai Trio
(István Kassai, piano
Leila Rásonyi- violin
Judit Kiss-Domonkos,
cello)

Marco Polo

Naxos

8.225042

1–4 Grand Trio in B flat major op. 1
1 I. Allegro
2 II. Scherzo. Presto
3 III. Adagio religioso
4 IV. Finale. Allegro moderato

5–9 Grand Nocturne for Piano, Violin and Cello
5 I. March. Tempo di marcia
6 II. Minuetto. Tempo di minuetto
7 III. Tema con variazioni. Andante 
8 IV. Scherzo. Allegro molto
quasi presto
9 V. Finale. Tempo di valse

 

16

1999

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.02
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 31812

1–4 Suite op. 5
1 I. Gavotte
2 II. Idylle
3 III. Intermezzo
4 IV. Finale

5 Romance in F major op. 25
6–11 Flower’s Tale op. 30
6 № 1 Flower Blossom
7 № 2 Bud and Flower
8 № 3 Butterfly
9 № 4 Rapture
10 № 5 Zephyr
11 № 6 Abandoned

12 Violin Solo from the Opera
„The Luthenist of Cremona” op. 40a
13 Hungarian Variations op. 72

 

15

1998

Weiner Leó:
Piano Music Vol. 1
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 31777

1–3 3 Hungarian Rural Dances (1941)
1 № 1 Fox Dance
2 № 2 Ronde of Marosszék
3 № 3 Barn Dance

4 Hungarian Wedding Dance op. 21b
5–35 Hungarian Peasant Songs
5-10 Series I op. 19/I
5 № 1 Outlaw’s Song
6 № 2 Csángó Song
7 № 3 Shepherd’s Joke
8 № 4 Revel
9 № 5 Song of Complaint
10 № 6 Masquerade
11-16 Series II op- 19/II
11 № 7 Bagpiper of Komárom
12 № 8 The Ruined Farmer
13 № 9 Teasing Song
14 № 10 The Horsethief’s Ballad
15 № 11 Dirge for the Outlaw Simon
16 № 12 The Traecherous Wife

17-24 Series III op. 22
17 № 13 Lover’s Ballad
18 № 14 Bagpipe
19 № 15 Courting Song
20 № 16 The Grass-Widow
21 № 17 Naughty Tune
22 № 18 The Happy Pigman
23 № 19 The Jilted Lover
24 № 20 Tema con variazioni

25-29 Series IV op. 33
25 № 21 n Old Dance Tune
26 № 22 Rondelay of Marosszék
27 № 23 The Grieving Shepherd
28 № 24 Fiddler’s Czardas
29 № 25 Variations

30-35 Series V op. 34
30 № 26 Song of the Banished Rebel
31 № 27 Verbunkos of Pereg
32 № 28 Bowdy Tune
33 № 29 The Outlaw’s Drinking Song
34 № 30 Love Song
35 № 31 Bagpiper of Nógrád

 

14

1998

Mosonyi Mihály:
Piano Works
Vol. 5 –
– Opera Transcriptions
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo
Naxos

8.225022

1–10 Szép Ilonka (Pretty Helen)
1 Introduction and Anthem
2 № 1 Huntsmen’s Chorus
3 № 5 Duet and Finale of the Act I.
4 Introduction to Act II. and
№ 6 Peasant’s Chorus
5 № 11 – 12 Aria and
Finale of Act II.
6 No 13 Festive Chorus
7 № 14 March
8 № 15 – 16 Quartet and
Finale of Act III.
9 № 17 Swan Song and Funeral Music
10 № 18 Mourner’s Chorus

11–15 Doppler, Franz –
Mosonyi Mihály (trans.): Benyovszky
11Overture and Romance
12
Entrée and Aria
13 Ballet (Polka)
14
Prelude and Aria (Act II.)
15
Finale of Act I.

 

13

1998

Mosonyi Mihály:
Piano Works
Vol.4
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo
  Naxos

8.223560

1 Hungarian Music after
János Palotási’s
„Souvenir of Galgócz”
2–7 New Year Present after
Gáspár Bernát
2 № 1 Andante
3 № 2 Moderato
4 № 3 Andante
5 № 4 Andante
6 № 5 Maestoso
7 № 6 Quasi allegretto

8 Free Ideas after
Ignác Frank of Szabad
9 Leopold Komáromy’s
Invitation Card
10 Banderium March
11 Herdsman’s Song
12 March of Colonel Hertelendy
by Ulm in 1805
13–16 Four Rhapsodies
(on Folk Songs)
13 № 1 g minor
14 № 2 f minor
15 № 3 a minor
16 № 4 d minor
17 Egressy Béni – Mosonyi Mihály:
Appeal
18 Sacrificial March
from the Opera „Álmos”
19 The Old Rákóczi Song
20 Rákóczi March

 

12

1997

Hubay Jenö:
Works
for Violin and Piano
Vol.01.
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton

HCD 31733

1–3 Romantic Sonata op. 22
1 I. Allegro
2 II.
Adagio ma non tanto
3 III.
Allegro
4–6 Impressions
from the Puszta op. 44
4 № 1 Pleasantly, Sorrowfully
5 № 2 Twilight
6 № 3 In the Spinning Room

7–12 Six Pieces op. 121
7 № 1 Prayer (Preghiera)
8 № 2 Seguidillas
9 № 3 Longing
10 № 4 Venice
11 № 5 Russian Lament
12 № 6 Carillon

 

11

1997

Hungaroton Classic –
1998
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

HungarotonSampler CD

HCD 31774

5 J. Hubay Jenö: Six Pieces op. 121
№ 3 Longing
Szecsödi Ferenc, violin +

 

10

1994

Mosonyi Mihály:
Piano Works
Vol.3
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo
Naxos

8.223559

1–3 Three Piano Pieces op. 2
1 № 1 Prayer after Danger Endured
2 № 2 Bridal Wreath
3 № 3 The Bride's Laeving
the House of her Parents

4–5 Two Pearls op. 3
4 № 1 Dewy Roses (Morning Song)
5 № 2 Dewy Eyes (At Midnight)

6 Puszta Life
7 Homage to the Genius of Kazinczy
8 Hungarian Musical Poem
9 Funeral Music
to the Death of Széchenyi

 

9

1994

Mosonyi Mihály:
Piano Music
Vol.2
Works for Four Hands
István Kassai and
Klára Körmendi,
piano duet

Marco Polo
 Naxos

8.223558

1–3 Grand Duo for Piano Four Hands
1 I. Allegro assai
2 II. Thema con variazioni – Allegretto
3 III. Finale – Vivace

4–6 The Tricolour of the Burning Love
4 № 1 The Red Rose
5 № 2 The Lily
6 № 3 The Laurel

7 Festive Music
8–13 Liszt Ferenc – Mosonyi Mihály:
Missa solennis (Mass of Gran)
for Piano 4 Hands
8 I. Kyrie
9 II. Gloria
10 III. Credo
11 IV. Sanctus
12 V. Benedictus
13 VI. Agnus Dei

 

8

1994

Mosonyi Mihály:
Piano Works
Vol.1
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo 

Naxos

8.223557

1–12 Hungarian Children’s World
1 № 1 Children Ball1s Scene
2 № 2 Playing Soldiers March
3 № 3 The Little Horse-Herd
4 № 4 Orphan Girl
5 № 5 The little Gipsy
6 № 6 Cockchafer-Hunting
7 № 7 Lullaby for the Little Sister
8 № 8 The Little Pipe-Player
9 № 9 Children’s Song
10 № 10 Lament for a Little Playmate
11 № 11 Stories for Children,
Told by an Old Man
12 № Church-Ale
13–32 Studies for Piano for
Development  in the Performance of
Hungarian Music
13 No. 1 Childish Playfully
14 № 2 Jovially
15 № 3 With Feeling
16 № 4 Teasing
17 № 5 Sadly
18 № 6 Cheerfully
19 № 7 With Deep Sorrow
20 № 8 Gracefully
21 № 9 Joyfully
22 № 10 Wedding Feast
23 № 11 Defiantly
24 № 12 In Folk Style
25 № 13 With melancholy
(in Fátyol’s Manner)
26 № 14 Tenderly
27 № 15 With Sincerity (Romance)
28 № 16 Animated
29 № 17 In Warlike Mood
30 № 18 Chevalrously
31 № 19 Lament of the Nightingale
over Béni Egressy’s Tomb (Elegy)
32 № 20 Patriarchally

 

7

1994

Around The World
In 80 Minutes -
with Marco Polo
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo
Naxos
Sampler CD

8.223003

6 Mosonyi Mihály:
Hungarian Children’s World № 5:
The Little Gypsy

 

6

1992

Erkel Ferenc:
Piano Music
István Kassai, piano

Hungaroton(LP)

SLPD 31322

A1 Elegy (after Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst) and Capriccio (Variations “Carnival of Venice)
A2 Two Album Leafs (a minor, d minor)
A3 Original Hungarian Dance
A4 Csel-Variations on the Opera
„The Ruse” of András Bartay)
B1 Bátori Mária — March
B2 Hunyadi László — Swan Song
B3 Hunyadi March
B4 Dózsa György— Rózsa’s Swan Song
B5 Erzsébet — Hungarian March
B6 Sarolta – Overture

 

5

1991

Erkel Ferenc:
Opera Transcriptions
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo
Naxos

8.223318

1 Bátori Mária — March
2 Hunyadi László – Swan Song
3 Hunyadi March
4 Erzsébet — Hungarian March
5 Bánk bán — Prelude
6 Sarolta – Overture
7–8 Sarolta –Ensemble and Dance
9 Dózsa György— Rózsa’s Swan Song
10–15 Sándor Erkel:
Fantasy in the Form of a Potpourri
on the Opera
„Brankovics” of Ferenc Erkel
10 March
11 Kolo
12 Finale of Act II.
13 Romance
14 Arioso
15 Song of Odalisques

 

4

1991

Erkel Ferenc:
Piano Works,
Chamber Music
István Kassai,
piano [1–9]
Ferenc Szecsödi,
violin [9]
Péter Lukács,
alto [8]

Marco Polo
Naxos

8.223317

1–2 Elegy and Capriccio
(after Heinrich Wilhelm Ernst)
1 № 1 Elegy after H. W. Ernst
2 № 2 Capriccio
(Variations “Carnival of Venice”)

3 Album Leaf in a minor
4 Album Leaf in d minor
5 Original Hungarian Dance
6 Csel-Variations (on the Opera
”The Ruse” of András Bartay
7 Rákóczi March (after Ferenc Liszt)
8 Verbunkos Fantasy
for Alto and Piano
[Lukács Péter, alto +]
9 Duo Brillant for Piano and Violin
[Szecsödi Ferenc, violin +]

 

3

1991

The Great
Hungarian School of Violinists
Ferenc Szecsödi, violin
István Kassai, piano

Radioton (LP)

SLPX 31469

A1Erkel Ferenc: Duo Brillant
A2 Hubay Jenö: Violin Solo
from the Opera
„The Luthenist of Cremona” op. 40a

A3 Hubay Jenö: Mazurka op. 45 № 1
B1 Hubay Jenö: In the Spinning Room
op. 44 № 1
B2 Hubay Jenö: Preghiera op. 121 № 
B3 Hubay Jenö: Zephyr op.30 № 5
B4 Vecsey Ferenc: Valse Triste
B5 ZsoltNándor: Dragon Flies
B6 Hubay Jenö: Czardas Scenes
№ 5 op. 33 „Wavy Balaton”

 

2

1989

Bloch, Ernest:
Piano Works
(Complete)
Vol.2.
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo Naxos

8.223289

1 Ex Voto
2 Piano Sonata
3 Sacred Dance
4–8 Visions and Prophecies
4 I. Moderato
5 II. Poco lento
6.III. Moderato – Poco più animato
7 IV. Adagio piacevole
8 V. Poco agitato

 

1

1989

Bloch, Ernest:
Piano Works
(Complete)
Vol.1
István Kassai, piano

Marco Polo
Naxos

8.223288

1–3Poems of the Sea
1 № 1 Waves
2 № 2 Chanty
3 № 3 At Sea
 4 In the Night
5 Nirvana
6–10 Five Sketches in Sepia
6 № 1 Prelude
7 № 2 Smoke of the City
8 № 3 Fireflies
9 № 4 Incertitude
10 № 5 Epilogue
11–20 Enfantines
11 № 1 Lullaby
12 № 2 The Joyous Party
13  № 3 With Mother
14 № 4 Elves
15 № 5 Joyous March
16 № 6 Melody
17 № 7 Pastorale
18 № 8 Rainy Day
19 № 9 Teasing
20 № 10 Dream
21–24 Four Circus Pieces
21 № 1 The „Burlingham „ Brothers –
Old-fashioned Eccentrics
22 № 2 The Clown
23 № 3 The Homeliest Woman
24 № Dialogue and Dance
of the Heavy-weight and the Dwarf

 

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