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This list consists of studio recordings made for the Hungarian Radio.
Concerts and other live broadcasts have not been included.

Harpsichord Recordings
Anonymous: Old Hungarian Dances (arranged by Ferenc Farkas)

Anonymous: Old Hungarian Dances - Budapest Wind Ensemble
Recorded 15 September 1962.

Anonymous: Three 17th and 18th Century Dances (arranged by József Falka) - Ida Tóth Tarjáni, cimbalom
Recorded 6 July 1968.

C. P. E. Bach: Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in G major - Lóránt Kovács, flute
Recorded 10 June 1978.

J. C. Bach: Sonata for Harpsichord (four-hands) in C major - Elżbieta Stefańska, harpsichord
Recorded 11 March 1986.

J. C. Bach: Sonata for Harpsichord (four-hands) in D major - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord
Recorded 25 November 1982.

J. C. Bach: Sonata for Two Harpsichords in G major (Op 15, No. 5 ) - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord
Recorded 18 August 1983.

J. C. F. Bach: Sonata for Harpsichord (four-hands) in A major - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord
Recorded 13 May 1980.

Bach: Concerto after Telemann in G minor (BWV 985)
Recorded 29 April 1967.

Bach: Fifteen Inventions [No. 1 in C major (BWV 772), No. 2 in C minor (BWV 773), No. 3 in D major (BWV 774), No. 4 in D minor (BWV 775), No. 5 in E-flat major (BWV 776), No. 6 in E major (BWV 777), No. 7 in E minor (BWV 778), No. 8 in F major (BWV 779), No. 9 in F minor (BWV 780), No. 10 in G major (BWV 781), No. 11 in G minor (BWV 782), No. 12 in A major (BWV 783), No. 13 in A minor (BWV 784), No. 14 in B-flat major (BWV 785), No. 15 in B minor (BWV 786)]
Recorded 24 February 1977.

Bach: Toccata in D major (BWV 912)
Recorded 29 April 1967.

Bach: Toccata in E minor (BWV 914)
Recorded 15 November 1962.

Bach: Partita for Flute and Harpsichord in C minor (BWV 997) - Lóránt Kovács, flute
Recorded 10 June 1978.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in B minor (BWV 1014) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 10 June 1980.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in A major (BWV 1015) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 24 March 1982.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in A major (BWV 1015) - Lóránd Fenyves, violin
Recorded circa 1988.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in E major (BWV 1016 ) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 7 January 1979.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in E major (BWV 1016) - Lóránd Fenyves, violin
Recorded circa 1988.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in C minor (BWV 1017) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 24 March 1982.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in F minor (BWV 1018) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 25 October 1982.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Harpsichord in G major (BWV 1019a) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 10 June 1980.

Bach: Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord in G minor (BWV 1020) - Zoltán Jeney, flute
Recorded 27 August 1960.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Continuo in G major (BWV 1021) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 25 October 1982.

Bach: Sonata for Violin and Continuo in E minor (BWV 1023) - György Pauk, violin
Recorded 25 October 1982.

Bach: Trio Sonata from "Musical Offering" (BWV 1079) - Zoltán Jeney, flute; Dénes Kovács, violin; László Mező, cello

Bakfark: Three Fantasias
Recorded 15 November 1962.

Bakfark: Fantasia or-vien, ca-vien after Jannequin (arr. by Ferenc Brodszky) - Ida Tóth Tarjáni, cimbalom
Recorded 6 July 1968.

Ballo: Sonata for Harp and Harpsichord - Hédi Lubik, harp

Bartók: Five Pieces from "Mikrokosmos"

Bartók: Eleven Pieces for Two Harpsichords from "Mikrokosmos" [Nos. 69, 113, 123, 127, 135, 138, 140, 142, 145, 149, 150] - Zsuzsa Pertis, harpsichord
Recorded 4 May 1978.

Baur: Sonata for Harp and Harpsichord - Hédi Lubik, harp
Recorded 7 July 1975.

Blanco: Sonata (Concerto) for Two Harpsichords in G major - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord/
Recorded 18 August 1983.

Böhm: Presto
Recorded 25 January 1958.

M. E. Bossi: Lendület
Recorded 3 August 1979.

Buxtehude: Trio Sonata in E major (Op. 2, No. 6) - Dénes Kovács, violin; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 27 February 1963.

Caldara: Trio Sonata - Dénes Kovács, Leila Rásonyi, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 6 January 1972.

Chiesa: Sonata in G major - Márta Fabián, cimbalom
Recorded July 1987.

Cimarosa: Sonata in C minor

Cimarosa: Sonata No. 23 in A minor, Sonata No. 8 in C major
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Cimarosa: Sonata No. 26 in G minor, Sonata No. 27 in B-flat major
Recorded 3 August 1979.

Decsényi: Sonatina
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Decsényi: Divertimento for Harpsichord and Chamber Orchestra - Hungarian Chamber Orchestra conducted by György Lehel
Recorded 20 December 1960.

Dittersdorf: Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in A major - Vilmos Tátrai, Mihály Szűcs, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 22 January 1963.

Falla: Concerto for Harpsichord, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Violin and Cello - János Szebenyi, flute; Mihály Eisenbacher, oboe; Béla Kovács, clarinet; Péter Hidy, violin; János Liebner, cello
Recorded circa 1965.
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Farkas: All'antica (Pastorale - Aria con variazioni - Giga) - János Liebner, baryton
Recorded 24 July 1965.

Farkas: Concertino for Harpsichord and Strings - Chamber Orchestra of the Hungarian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra conducted by György Lehel
Recorded 25 October 1959.
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Francaix: L'Insectarium
Recorded 29 April 1967.

Frescobaldi: Aria detta la Frescobalda
Recorded 25 January 1958.

Geszler: Búgócsiga (Humming Top)
Recorded 3 February 1971.

Geszler: Sonata for Flute and Harpsichord - Lóránt Kovács, flute
Recorded 28 February 1973.

Gluck: Trio Sonata in G minor - Dénes Kovács, Andras Simon, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 27 February 1963.

Gluck: Trio Sonata - Dénes Kovács, Leila Rásonyi, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 6 January 1972.

Gluck: Trio Sonata in E major - Dénes Kovács, Rita Jelinek, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 17 April 1980.

Goebels: Bird-Boogie

M. Gould: Boogie-Woogie Etude
Recorded 15 March 1966.

Handel: Chaconne in G major (HWV 435)
Recorded 31 March 1964.

Hasse: Tambourine - Zoltán Jeney, flute
Recorded 18 December 1967.

Haydn: Il maestro e lo scolare (H. XVIIIa: 1) - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord
Recorded 25 November 1982.

Haydn: Divertimento in B-flat major - Vilmos Tátrai, violin; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 2 July 1977.

Hurlebusch: Sonata in E major
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Ibert: The Little White Donkey from "Stories"
Recorded 15 November 1962.

Iliev: Kindervögel (Baby Birds)
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Kadosa: Sonatina
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Kirnberger: Polonaise, Menuette, La lutine, Gavotte

Krebs: Concerto for Two Solo Harpsichords in A minor - Zsuzsa Pertis, harpsichord
Recorded 13 November 1971.

Leffloth: Concerto for Violin and Harpsichord in D major - Dénes Kovács, violin
Recorded 17 April 1980.

Lorenzetti: Gavotte - Aladár Pege, doublebass
Recorded 16 January 1984.


János Sebestyén and Aladár Pege recording Lorenzetti at the Hungarian Radio, 1984.

Lully: Gavotte - Zoltán Jeney, flute
Recorded 18 December 1967.

R. Maros: Five Bagatelles (Preludio - Siciliano - Scherzo - Aria - Rondo)

Martin: Concerto for Harpsichord and Small Orchestra - Hungarian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra conducted by György Lehel
Recorded 21 May 1962.

Martini: Gavotte in F major
Recorded 25 January 1958.

Martinů: Dance
Recorded 15 November 1962.

Monza: Sonata in C major, Sonata in G major - Márta Fabián, cimbalom
Recorded July 1987.

Mozart: Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings after J. C. Bach in D major (KV 107, No. 1) - Vilmos Tátrai, István Várkonyi, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 12 May 1973.

Mozart: Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings after J. C. Bach in G major (KV 107, No. 2) - Vilmos Tátrai, István Várkonyi, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 12 May 1973.

Mozart: Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings after J. C. Bach in E-flat major (KV 107, No. 3) - Vilmos Tátrai, István Várkonyi, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 12 May 1973.

Paradies: Sonata No. 6 in A major
Recorded 3 August 1979.

Pasquini: Sonata for Two Harpsichords in G minor - Zsuzsa Pertis, harpsichord
Recorded 13 November 1971.

Pasquini: Sonata for Two Harpsichords in F major - Zsuzsa Pertis, harpsichord
Recorded 13 November 1971.

Patachich: Sonatina
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Petrassi: Two Small Pieces
Recorded 3 August 1979.

Petrovics: Four Masked Self-Portraits
Recorded 25 November 1960.

Pfeiffer: Concerto for Harpsichord and Strings in G major - Vilmos Tátrai, István Várkonyi, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 2 July 1977.

Poulenc: Concert Champêtre for Harpsichord and Orchestra - Hungarian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra conducted by Tamás Bolberitz
Recorded 20 November 1976.

Quantz: Adagio - Zoltán Jeney, flute
Recorded 27 August 1960.

Ránki: Don Quijote y Dulcinea - Péter Pongrácz, oboe

Rózsa: Bagatelles (Op. 12, Nos. I, II, IV, V, VI)
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Rózsa: Kaleidoscope Suite
Recorded 31 March 1964.

Ruzitska: Búcsúzó és friss magyar (arr. by Jozsef Falka) - Ida Tóth Tarjáni, cimbalom
Recorded 6 July 1968.

Scarlatti: Sonata in G minor (K. 4), Sonata in G major (K. 63), Sonata in C major (K. 200)
Recorded 25 January 1958.

Shostakovich: Prelude and Fugue in A major (Op. 87, No. 7)
Recorded 3 August 1979.

Soler: Concerto No. 1 for Two Solo Harpsichords in C major - Elżbieta Stefańska, harpsichord
Recorded 11 March 1986.

Soler: Concerto No. 4 for Two Solo Harpsichords in F major - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord
Recorded 13 May 1980.

Soler: Fandango
Recorded 7 July 1975.

Stölzel: Trio Sonata in F minor - Dénes Kovács, Rita Jelinek, violins; Ede Banda, cello
Recorded 17 April 1980.

Szokolay: Sonatina (Op. 10)
Recorded 15 April 1970.

Takács: Toccata

Telemann: Suite in B-flat major
Recorded 13 July 1966.

Vivaldi: Sonata for Flute and Continuo in C Major from "Il Pastor Fido" (Op. 13, No. 1) - Zoltán Jeney, flute
Recorded 18 December 1967.

Vivaldi: Sonata for Flute and Continuo in G minor - Zoltán Jeney, flute
Recorded 21 July 1958.

Vivaldi: Concerto for Two Violins and Strings in D minor - Vilmos Tátrai, István Kern, violins; Chamber Orchestra of the Hungarian State Orchestra
Recorded 8 January 1958.

Wesley: Duet in C major - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord
Recorded 22 August 1984.

Zipoli: Aria and Gavotta
Recorded 25 January 1958.

Zucchinetti: Concerto for Two Solo Harpsichords in B-flat major - Ecaterina Botár, harpsichord
Recorded 13 May 1980.

 
Organ Recordings
Alain: Duexième Fantaisie, Litanies

Arányi: Adagio and Allegro

Bach: Prelude and Fugue in G major (BWV 541)
Recorded 15 July 1958.

M. E. Bossi: Scherzo in G minor (Op. 49, No. 2)
Recorded 5 August 1957.

Britten: Wedding Anthem (Op. 46) - Mária Lipták, soprano; Mihály Ambrus, tenor; Choir of the Hungarian Radio and Television conducted by Cecilia Vajda
Recorded 21 April 1964.

Cernohorsky: Toccata in C major
Recorded 5 August 1957.

Debussy: Pour un tombeau sans nom from "Epigraphes antiques" (No. 2)

Debussy: La cathedrale engloutie from "Préludes" (Book One, No. 10)
Recorded 31 October 1960.

Fauré: Après un rêve (Op. 7, No. 1)
Recorded 31 October 1960.

Fauré: Sicilienne

Hammerschlag: Alla marcia, Praeambulum quasi improvisazione

Major: Esti harangszó (Evening Bells)
Recorded 5 August 1957.

Martin: Passacaglia
Recorded 21 September 1964.

Mozart: Adagio and Allegro (KV 594)
Recorded 15 July 1958.

Peeters: Flemish Rhapsody (Op. 37)
Recorded 5 August 1957.

Reger: Fantasy and Fugue on B-A-C-H (Op. 46)
Recorded 5 August 1957.

Reger: Toccata in D minor (Op. 59)
Recorded 5 August 1957.

 
Piano Recordings
Koussevitzky: Sad Song (Op. 2) - Aladár Pege, doublebass
Recorded 16 January 1984.

Pege: Song - Aladár Pege, doublebass
Recorded 16 January 1984.

 
Celeste Recordings
Kodály: Vejnemöjnen muzsikál (Vejnemöjnen makes music) - Pál Lörinc, harp; Irma Bódi, György Czigány, piano; Choir of the Hungarian Radio and Television conducted by Zoltán Vásárhelyi
Recorded 28 March 1958.

 

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Further information on János Sebestyén's career and the harpsichord revival in Hungary can be found on the pages About This Site and A Short History of Harpsichord Playing in Hungary.

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