83. A perfect parting gift: Bartók, Piano Concerto no.3

After three years ‘vegetating’ in New York, Béla Bartók produced a handful of late great pieces. A dying man’s birthday gift to his wife, his often easygoing and playful last piano concerto is, perhaps, my favourite concerto of all time…

Listening time 35 mins (Podcast 11′, Music 24′)

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