Zoltán Kodály Masterpieces

Essential works

1882
Zoltán Kodály
1967
40+ works listed
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Dances of Galanta

Work for orchestra

1933

Háry János

Opera

1926
1923

Psalmus Hungaricus

Work for choir

1915

Cello Sonata

Work for soloist

1924

Creative activity

based on dated works only

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 Duration of the works

(average or estimed)

 Number of works

1905

62 years

1966

 

Number of works

 

Duration of the works (average or estimed)

Vocal music
Instrumental music
Incidental music

Work for choir (11)

Song, lied (11)

Opera (1)

Work for soloist (2)

Work for chamber orchestra (6)

Work for orchestra (6)

not qualified (1)

Other renowned works

1939 - Peacock Variations

1936 - Te Deum (Budavár)

1930 - Dances of Marosszék

1914 - Duet for violin and cello

1910 - Sonata for cello and piano

Compositions by Zoltán Kodály (40+) ...

1880 .. 1960 : the essential composers

1833-1897 Johannes Brahms °

1882-1971 Igor Stravinsky °

1860-1911 Gustav Mahler °

1841-1904 Antonín Dvořák °

1843-1907 Edvard Grieg °

1813-1883 Richard Wagner °

1840-1893 Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky °

1813-1901 Giuseppe Verdi °

1865-1957 Jean Sibelius °

1862-1918 Claude Debussy °

1858-1924 Giacomo Puccini °

1811-1886 Franz Liszt °

° : Masterpieces listed

On stage or recorded, listen these essential works Zoltán Kodály




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