Aladár Rácz

Aladár Rácz (February 28, 1886 Jászapáti - March 28, 1958 Budapest) was a Hungarian cimbalom player known for adapting Baroque harpsichord and clavecin repertoire for the cimbalom, which is traditionally a Hungarian folk music instrument. He was the winner of the 1948 Kossuth Prize and influenced the composer Igor Stravinsky to incorporate the cimbalom into his compositions.

Birth and Death Data: Born February 28, 1886 (Jászapáti), Died March 28, 1958 (Budapest)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1930

Roles Represented in DAHR: cimbalom, arranger, composer

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Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Columbia (U.K.) WL2679 10-in. 12/24/1930 Caprice tzigane Aladár Rácz Cimbalom solo, with piano instrumentalist, cimbalom, composer  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2680 10-in. 12/24/1930 Danse roumaine, 1re partie Aladár Rácz Cimbalom solo, with piano instrumentalist, cimbalom, arranger  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2681 10-in. 12/24/1930 Danse roumaine, 2e partie Aladár Rácz Cimbalom solo, with piano instrumentalist, cimbalom, arranger  
Columbia (U.K.) WL2682 10-in. 12/24/1930 Air hongrois Aladár Rácz Cimbalom solo, with piano instrumentalist, cimbalom, arranger  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Rácz, Aladár," accessed February 25, 2024, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360471.

Rácz, Aladár. (2024). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved February 25, 2024, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360471.

"Rácz, Aladár." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2024. Web. 25 February 2024.

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URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/360471

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