On Air Now
The Full Works Concert with Catherine Bott 8pm - 10pm
This image appears in the gallery:
Vampire-inspired classical music for Halloween
Bartók was inspired to write his Sonatina in 1915 after collecting folk tunes in neighbouring country, Romania, home to the legendary vampire stronghold, Transylvania. He named the suites the Transylvanian Dances when he arranged them for orchestra.