Béla Bartók Complete works

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

Work for choir (12)

Song, lied (26)

Opera (1)

Work for soloist (82)

Work for chamber orchestra (30)

Work for orchestra (12)

Work for orchestra with soloist (18)

Ballet (2)

Creative activity

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1890

56 years

1945

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Dated works

1945

age 64
Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto No. 3


Work in E, composed for piano and orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for viola and orchestra


Song, lied

3 Ukranian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Goat song

A férj keserve


Work composed for voice and piano

1944

age 63
Work for soloist

Sonata for violin


1943

age 62
Work for orchestra

Concerto for orchestra


Premiere on 1944-12-01

1942

age 61

1941

age 60
Work for chamber orchestra

Suite for 2 pianos, Op. 4b list 3


1940

age 59
Work for orchestra with soloist

Concerto for 2 pianos, percussions and orchestra


Published in 1937

Work for chamber orchestra

7 Pieces from “Mikrokosmos”


Work composed for piano

1939

age 58
Work for chamber orchestra

Divertimento


Work composed for strings

Published in 1940

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 6


Work composed for string quartet

1938

age 57
Work for chamber orchestra

Contrasts


Trio, composed for violin, clarinet and piano

1937

age 56
Work for orchestra with soloist

Violin Concerto No. 2


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Published in 1946

Premiere on 1939-04-23

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for 2 pianos and percussions


1936

age 55
Work for soloist

Short Suite


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Music for strings, percussions and celesta


1935

age 54
Work for choir

From Olden Times


Work composed for male chorus

Work for choir

27 Choruses


Work composed for voice and orchestra

1934

age 53
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 5


Work composed for string quartet

Song, lied

Hungarian Folksong


1933

age 52
Work for choir

5 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and orchestra

Work for orchestra

Hungarian Peasant Songs


Work composed for orchestra

1932

age 51
Work for chamber orchestra

44 Duets for 2 violins


Published in 1931

Work for choir

4 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for mixed chorus

Work for choir

Székely Songs


Work composed for male chorus

1931

age 50
Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto No. 2


Work in G, composed for piano and orchestra

Work for orchestra

Hungarian Sketches


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

Transylvanian Dances


Work composed for orchestra

1930

age 49
Work for choir

Cantata Profana: 9 Enchanted Stags


Work composed for voice and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonatina for violin and piano


Sonata

1929

age 48
Work for orchestra with soloist

Rhapsody No. 1 for violin and orchestra


Song, lied

20 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

1928

age 47
Work for orchestra with soloist

Rhapsody No. 2 for violin and piano


Published in 1929

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 4


Work composed for string quartet

Song, lied

5 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for orchestra with soloist

Rhapsody No. 1 for violin, piano and orchestra


fr

Work for orchestra with soloist

Rhapsody No. 2 for violin and orchestra


1927

age 46
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 3


Work composed for string quartet

1926

age 45
Work for soloist

Mikrokosmos


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Out of Doors


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra with soloist

Piano Concerto No. 1


Work composed for piano and orchestra

Work for soloist

Sonata for piano


Published in 1927

Work for soloist

9 Short Pieces


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

3 Village Scenes (Falun)


Work composed for voice and orchestra

1925

age 44

1924

age 43
Song, lied

Village Scenes (Falun), Five Slovak Songs


Work composed for voice and piano

1923

age 42
Work for orchestra

Dance Suite


Work composed for orchestra

Published in 1924

1922

age 41
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata No. 2 for violin and piano


Work in E minor

1921

age 40
Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata No. 1 for violin and piano, Op. 21 list 3


Work in E minor

fr

1920

age 39
Work for soloist

8 Improvisations on Hung. Peasant Songs, Opp. 20 list 3


Work composed for piano

1919

age 38

1918

age 37
Ballet

The Miraculous Mandarin, Op. 19 list 3


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1926-11-27

Work for soloist

15 Hungarian Peasant Songs


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

3 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for piano

Published in 1914

Work for soloist

Studies, Op. 18 list 3


Study, composed for piano

1917

age 36
Ballet

The Wooden Prince, Op. 13 list 3


Work composed for orchestra

Premiere on 1917-05-12

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 2, Op. 17 list 3


Work composed for string quartet

Work for soloist

Hungarian Folksong


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

5 Slovak Folksongs


Work composed for male chorus

1916

age 35
Work for soloist

Suite, Op. 14 list 3


Work composed for piano

Published in 1918

Work for soloist

3 Rondos on Slovak Folk Tunes


Work composed for piano

Work for choir

4 Slovak Folksongs


Work composed for mixed chorus

Song, lied

Slovak Folksong


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

5 Songs, Opp. 16 list 3


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

5 Songs, Opp. 15 list 3


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

4 Slovak Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

1915

age 34
Work for soloist

Romanian Folk Dances


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Sonatina


Sonata, composed for piano

Work for choir

2 Romanian Folksongs


Work composed for female choir

Work for soloist

Romanian Christmas Carols


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

9 Romanian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for orchestra with soloist

Romanian Folk Dances for small orchestra


1914

age 33
Work for soloist

Leszállott a páva


Work composed for piano

1913

age 32
Work for soloist

Study for piano, “Reschofsky”


Work for soloist

The First Term at the Piano


Work composed for piano

1912

age 31
Work for orchestra with soloist

4 Pieces, Opp. 12 list 3


Work composed for piano and orchestra

1911

age 30
Work for soloist

Allegro barbaro


Work composed for piano

Published in 1918

Premiere in 1921

Work for soloist

3 Burlesques, Opp. 8c list 3


Work composed for piano

Published in 1908

Work for orchestra

Romanian Dance


Work composed for orchestra

Work for orchestra

2 Portraits, Opp. 5 list 3


Work composed for orchestra

Opera

Bluebeard's Castle, Op. 11 list 3


texts by Béla Balázs

Premiere on 1918-05-24

1910

age 29
Work for soloist

4 Dirges, Opp. 9a list 3


Work composed for piano

Work for orchestra

2 Pictures, Opp. 10 list 3


Work composed for orchestra

Work for choir

4 Old Hungarian Folksongs


Work for soloist

7 Sketches, Opp. 9b list 3


Work composed for piano

1909

age 28
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 1, Op. 7 list 3


Work in A minor, composed for string quartet

Work for soloist

For Children


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

2 Romanian Folksongs, Opp. 8a list 3


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

2 Romanian Folksongs


Work composed for female choir

Work for soloist

2 Elegies, Opp. 8b list 3


Elegy, composed for piano

1908

age 27
Work for orchestra with soloist

Violin Concerto No. 1


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Premiere on 1958-05-30

Work for soloist

10 Easy Pieces


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

14 Bagatelles, Opp. 6 list 3


Work composed for piano

1907

age 26
Song, lied

8 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for soloist

3 Hungarian Folksongs from “Csik”


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

From Gyergyó


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

10 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for soloist

Short Pieces


Work composed for piano

1906

age 25
Song, lied

2 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

10 Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

1905

age 24
Song, lied

Hungarian Folksongs


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

To the Little 'Tot'


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Suite No. 2 for small orchestra, Op. 4 list 3


Work for orchestra

Suite No. 1 for orchestra, Op. 3 list 3


Work for orchestra with soloist

Rhapsody for piano and orchestra, Op. 1 list 3


Song, lied

Székely Folksongs (Piros alma)


Work composed for voice and piano

1904

age 23
Work for soloist

Rhapsody for piano, Op. 1 list 3


Work for orchestra with soloist

Scherzo Burlesque for Piano and Orchestra, Op. 2 list 3


Work composed for piano and orchestra

Work for chamber orchestra

Piano Quintet


Work composed for piano quintet

1903

age 22
Work for orchestra

Kossuth, symphonic poem

Kossuth


Work composed for orchestra

Song, lied

4 Songs


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for choir

Evening

Est


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Evening, for Voice and Piano

Est


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Violin Sonata in E minor


Work composed for violin and piano

Work for orchestra

Scherzo in C major


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

4 Pieces for piano


1902

age 21
Work for chamber orchestra

Andante in A major


Work composed for violin and piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Duet


Work composed for violin

Song, lied

4 Songs


Work composed for voice and piano

1901

age 20
Work for soloist

Tempo di minuetto


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Variations


Work composed for piano

1900

age 19
Work for orchestra

Valcer


Work composed for orchestra

Work for soloist

Scherzo in B-flat minor


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Scherzo in B-flat minor


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Scherzo in Sonata Form


Work composed for string quartet

Work for soloist

6 Dances for piano


1899

age 18
Song, lied

Liebeslieder


Work composed for voice and piano

Song, lied

Tiefblaue Veilchen


Work composed for soprano and orchestra

1898

age 17
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet in F major


Work composed for string quartet

Work for soloist

Scherzo in B minor


Work composed for piano

Song, lied

3 Songs


Work composed for voice and piano

Work for soloist

3 Fantasies, Opp. 21 list 2


Fantasy, composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Piano Quartet in C minor, Op. 20 list 2


Work composed for piano quartet

Work for soloist

Sonata, Op. 19 list 2, “op. 1”


Work composed for piano

1897

age 16
Work for soloist

Grand Fantasy, Op. 16 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

2 Pieces, Opp. 15 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Piano Quintet in C major, Op. 14 list 2


Work composed for piano quintet

Work for soloist

3 Pieces, Opp. 13 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Andante, Scherzo and Finale, Op. 12 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Scherzo or Fantasy, Op. 18 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for violin and piano in A major, Op. 17 list 2


1896

age 15
Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 2 in C minor, Op. 11 list 2


Work composed for string quartet

Work for chamber orchestra

String Quartet No. 1 in B major, Op. 10 list 2


Work composed for string quartet

1895

age 14
Work for orchestra with soloist

Fantasy, Op. 9 list 2


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Work for orchestra with soloist

Pieces, Op. 7 list 2


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Work for soloist

Piano Sonata No. 3 in C major, Op. 6 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

Sonata for violin and piano in C minor, Op. 5 list 2


Work for soloist

Capriccio in B minor, Op. 4 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Piano Sonata No. 2 in F major, Op. 3 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Fantasy in A minor, Op. 2 list 2


Work composed for piano

1894

age 13
Work for soloist

Scherzo in G minor


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Elza, Op. 29 list 1


Polka, composed for piano

Work for orchestra with soloist

Fantasy, Op. 8 list 2


Work composed for violin and orchestra

Work for soloist

Piano Sonata No. 1 in G minor, Op. 1 list 2


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

X.Y., Op. 31 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Andante con variazioni, Op. 30 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for chamber orchestra

The Course of the Danube, Op. 20 list 1

A Duna folyása


Work composed for violin and piano

1893

age 12
Work for soloist

Lajos' Waltz, Op. 28 list 1

'Lajos' valczer


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Loli Mazurka, Op. 27 list 1

Loli


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Ilona Mazurka, Op. 26 list 1

Ilona


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Margit-Polka, Op. 25 list 1

Margit


Work composed for piano

1892

age 11
Work for soloist

Szöllos Piece, Op. 24 list 1

Szöllosi darab


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Spring Song, Op. 23 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Ländler No. 3, Op. 22 list 1


Work composed for piano

1891

age 10
Work for soloist

Katinka Polka, Op. 9 list 1

Katinka


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Béla Polka, Op. 8 list 1

Bela


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Fast Polka, Op. 7 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Sonatina No. 2, Op. 21 list 1


Sonata, composed for piano

Work for soloist

The Course of the Danube, Op. 20 list 1

A Duna folyása


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Circus Polka, Op. 19 list 1

Cirkusz polka


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Ländler No. 2, Op. 18 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

March, Op. 17 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Radegund Echo, Op. 16 list 1

Radegundi visszhang


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Irma-Polka, Op. 15 list 1

Irma


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Ländler No. 1, Op. 14 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Forget-me-not, Op. 13 list 1

Nefelejts


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Gabi-Polka, Op. 12 list 1

Gabi


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Jolan-Polka, Op. 11 list 1

Jolán


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Voices of Spring, Op. 10 list 1

Tavaszi hangok


Work composed for piano

1890

age 9
Work for soloist

Wallachian Piece, Op. 6 list 1

Oláh darab


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Sonatina No. 1, Op. 5 list 1


Sonata, composed for piano

Work for soloist

Budapest Athletic Competition, Op. 4 list 1

A Budapesti tornaverseny


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Mazurka, Op. 3 list 1


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Changing Piece, Op. 2 list 1

Változo darab


Work composed for piano

Work for soloist

Walczer, Op. 1 list 1


Waltz, composed for piano

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