Kodály, String Quartet No. 1, 3rd movement

From the webpage:

Scherzo (3rd movement) of Zoltán Kodály’s first string quartet, performed by the Alexander String Quartet, accompanied by a graphical score.


Q: Where can I get this recording?
A: You complete album is available here: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00FPOOLPG

Q: Who are the performers?
A: The Alexander String Quartet comprises Zakarias Grafilo and Frederick Lifsitz, violins, Paul Yarbrough, viola, and Sandy Wilson, violoncello. You can learn more about the group here: http://asq4.com

Q: What do the colors mean?
A: Each pitch class (C, C-sharp, D, etc.) has its own color, arranged according to the “circle of fifths” so that changes in tonality can be seen; this system is described in more detail here: http://www.musanim.com/mam/pfifth.htm

In the first version of this video … http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVhAmV… … the colors are applied to a conventional bar-graph score.

In the second version …http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHK5_7… … the “staff” is the 12 pitch classes, arranged in circle-of-fifths order.

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