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Monti – Csárdás (Piano and Violin)

Csárdás by the Italian composer Vittorio Monti, performed on Violin (Nancy Webb) and piano (Liam Webb). Written around 1904, Monti’s piece is based on a traditional Hungarian form of folk music, and became very popular, played by almost every gypsy orchestra. Violin: Nancy Webb; piano, audio/video/editing: Liam Webb; audio, roadie, movement coach: Nathan Webb; roadie, BTS camera: Peter Webb.
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Sándor Lakatos plays Csárdás (Monti)

Hungarian violin virtuoso Sándor Lakatos and his Gipsy Band play Csárdás, a composition by Italian composer Vittorio Monti (6 January 1868 – 20 June 1922). Czárdás is actually a traditional Hungarian folk dance, the name derived from csárda (old Hungarian term for tavern). Monti’s piece is based on that form of folk music, written around 1904 and became very popular, played by almost every gypsy orchestra.
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