Hungarian Pictures, Sz.97 (Bartók, Béla)

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Publisher. Info. Budapest: Editio Musica Budapest, 1953. Plate Z. 40055.
Misc. Notes 600 dpi. No registration or renewal of US copyright found.
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General Information

Work Title Hungarian Pictures
Alternative. Title Magyar képek ; Ungarische Bilder
Composer Bartók, Béla
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Sz.97 ; BB 103
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBB 16
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 5 pieces:
  1. Evening in Transylvania. Lento rubato (F minor)
    from 10 Easy Pieces No.5
  2. Bear Dance. Allegro vivace (D major)
    from 10 Easy Pieces No.10
  3. Melody. Andante (C mixolydian)
    from 4 Dirges No.2
  4. Slightly tipsy. Allegretto rubato (F minor)
    from For Children Book 1 No.40
  5. Swineherd's dance. Allegro molto (A mixolydian)
    from Burlesques No.2
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1931 (August)
First Publication. 1953
Average DurationAvg. Duration 10-11 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation 2 flutes (2nd also piccolo), 2 oboes, 2 clarinets (2nd also bass clarinet), 2 bassoons
2 horns, 2 trumpets, 2 trombones
timpani, snare drum, triangle, xylophone, bass drum, cymbals, harp, strings
Extra Information orchestration of 5 piano pieces from various piano collections

Misc. Comments

Orchestral Works by Béla Bartók
Orchestral Music
Concertante works
Stage Works