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Author Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967.

Title The selected writings of Zoltán Kodály / [edited by Ferenc Bónis ; translated from the Hungarian by Lili Halápy and Fred Macnicol ; photographs by László Vámos]
Published London ; New York : Boosey & Hawkes, 1974


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Description 239 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, map, music, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents I. On folk music. Hungarian folksongs (1906) The pentatonic scale in Hungarian folk music (1917-1929) Hungarian folk music (1925) What is Hungarian in music? (1939) The role of the folksong in Russian and Hungarian music (1946) Children's games (1951) Calendar customs songs (1953) Wedding songs (1955) Pairing songs (1959) Message to the International Folk Music Council's Quebec conference II. On predecessors and contemporarie Claude Debussy (1918) Thirteen young Hungarian composers (1925) To Yehudi Menuhin's Budapest concerts (1946) On the anniversary of Beethoven's death (1952) In memory of Haydn (1959) Letter to Pablo Casals (1960) Béla Bartók's first opera (1918) Béla Bartók (1921) Bartók's compositions for children (1921) Béla Bartók the man (1946) Bartók the folklorist (1950) In memory of Bartók (1955) On Béla Bartók (1956) Opening address from the series of lectures held on the occasion of the eightieth anniversary of Bartók's birth (1961) Liszt and Bartók (1961) -- III. On music education. Children's choirs (1929) Music in the Kindergarten (1941, 1957) Hungarian music education (1945) The national importance of the worker's chorus (1947) A hundred year plan (1947) After the first solfège competition (1949) Ancient traditions : today's musical life (1951) Who is a good musician? (1953-1954) Preface to the volume Musical reading and writing (1954) Introduction to the volume Musical education in Hungary (1966) -- IV. On himself and his works. Confession (1932) Bicinia hungarica (1937) Let us sing correctly! (1952) Fifteen two-part exercises (1961) Pentatonic music (1947) Introduction to the performance of the Peacock variations (1950) I made my first instrument myself (1950) Fifty-five two-part exercises (1954) A little biography (1966)
Analysis Music
Musicians as authors
Musicians Hungary Biography
Notes Includes index
Selected from Visszatekintés
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Contact the AMC for rights information
Subject Bartók, Béla, 1881-1945.
Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967.
Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967 -- Correspondance
Kodály, Zoltán, 1882-1967 -- Correspondence.
Composers -- Hungary -- Biography.
Folk music -- Hungary.
Music -- History and criticism.
Music -- Instruction and study.
Musicians as authors.
Musicians -- Correspondence.
Musicians -- Hungary -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
Personal correspondence.
Author Bónis, Ferenc, editor
Bónis, Ferenc, editor
Halápy, Lili, translator
Macnicol, Fred, translator
LC no. 74190426
ISBN 0851620213
Other Titles Visszatekintés. Selections. English