Zoltán Kodály

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Kodály was one of the 20th century's most prominent ethnomusicologists and music educators, in addition to being one of Hungary's leading modernist composers.
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
Sonata for solo cello, Op. 8 1915 31:22 Chamber Music
Variations on a Hungarian folksong, "The Peacock" ("Felszállott a páva"), for orchestra 1937 26:12 Orchestral
Duo for violin & cello, Op. 7 1914 25:28 Chamber Music
Sonata for cello & piano, Op. 4 1909 18:14 Chamber Music
Dances of Marosszék (Marosszéki táncok), for orchestra (transcribed from piano work) 1929 13:20 Orchestral
Dances of Galánta (Galánti táncok), for orchestra 1933 16:03 Orchestral
Háry János, opera, Op. 15 1926 01:08:52 Opera
Adagio for violin (or viola or cello) & piano 1905 08:10 Chamber Music
Háry János, suite from the opera for orchestra 1926 21:12 Orchestral
Missa Brevis for soloists, chorus & organ 1942 31:19 Choral
Serenade for 2 violins & viola, Op. 12 1919 21:06 Chamber Music
Sonatina for cello & piano 1909 08:24 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 1, Op. 2 1908 40:18 Chamber Music
Pieces (7) for piano, Op. 11 1910 20:35 Keyboard
Psalmus Hungaricus, oratorio for tenor, chorus, children's chorus ad lib, orchestra & organ, Op. 13 1923 22:19 Choral
Epigrammák (Epigrams), pieces (9) for 2 instruments (or voices) & piano (arranged from vocal work) 1954 12:33 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 2, Op. 10 1916 17:26 Chamber Music
Summer Evening (Nyári este), for orchestra 1906 17:35 Orchestral
Jézus és a kufárok (Jesus and the Traders), for chorus 1934 06:32 Choral
Symphony in C major 1930 27:02 Symphony
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