Bartók is regarded as one of the most important composers of the 20th century. He became famous both as a music teacher and as an ethnomusicologist. Being a trained pianist, his relation to the piano certainly was very special and is reflected in numerous piano works.
This comprehensive collection of selected piano works by Bartók is a rich source of his most beautiful pieces, including the two complete volumes For Children.
For Children, Volume 1, Sz. 42 (1908-09; revised 1945)
For Children, Volume 2, Sz. 42 (1908-09; revised 1945)
Allegro barbaro, Sz. 49 (1911)
Romanian Folk Dances, Sz. 56 (1915)
Romanian Christmas Carols, Sz. 57 (1915)
Suite, op. 14, Sz. 62 (1916)
Fifteen Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz. 71 (1914-18)
Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, Sz. 74 (1920)
Dance Suite, Sz. 77 (orchestra, 1923; piano, 1925)
Out of Doors, Sz. 81 (1926)
Nine Little Piano Pieces, Sz. 82 (1926)
Three Rondos on Folk Tunes, Sz. 84 (1916, 1927)
Brand reference number:BHI24692