Four songs from Maramureş (1967)
Tudor Ciortea's works can be rather conventionally, i.e. neo-romantically, folkloristic. Not so these four piano pieces: Bartók's rhythmical inventiveness is driven here into discreet and charming whimsicality.
"Patru cântece Maramureşene" pentru pian (1967)
"Four songs from Maramureş" for piano (1967)
Played by Alexandru Hrisanide from Electrecord LP C.S. 022 (1969)
Photo: Autumn mist in Maramureş (Romania) as captured by Adela Rusu