Bartók' Compositions: According to Genres

(Without Compositions from his Childhood)

 

Works of Youth (1900–1904) | Mature works 1904–1945

 

 

Works of Youth (1900–1904)

 

BB 20

Liebeslieder, for voice and piano (1900)

 

BB 21

Scherzo (F.F.B.B.), for piano (1900)

 

BB 22

Variations, for piano (1900–1901)

 

BB 23

Tempo di minuet, for piano (1901)

 

BB 24

Four songs (L. Pósa), for voice and piano (1902)

 

BB 25

Symphony for orchestra (1902) (fragment, except Mov. III: Scherzo)

 

BB 26

Pieces for violin (1902): (a) Duo for two violins; (b) Andante A major, for violin and piano

 

BB 27

Four Piano Pieces (1903)

 

BB 28

Sonata for Violin and Piano (1903) (and a fragment, =DD B14)

 

BB 29

Evening, for voice and piano (1903)

 

BB 30

Evening, for male choir (1903)

 

BB 31

Kossuth, for orchestra (1903) (and Marche funèbre, for piano, 1903)

 

BB 32

Four Songs, for voice and piano (1903) (lost)

 

BB 33

Piano Quintet (1903/04)

 

BB 34

Székely Folksong (“Piros alma”), for voice and piano (1904)

 

 

Mature works 1904–1945


(According to genres)

 

Stage works
Orchestral works
Vocal and orchestral works
Choral works
Chamber music
Works for piano
Songs

 

Stage works

BB 62

Duke Bluebeard’s Castle, op.11, opera in one act (1911)

 

BB 74

The Wooden Prince, op.13, ballet in one act (1914–1917)

 

BB 82

The Miraculous Mandarin, op.19, pantomime in one act (1918/19, orchestration 1924)

 

Orchestral works

BB 35

Scherzo for Orchestra and Piano, op.2 (1904)

 

BB 36b

Rhapsdy, op.1, for piano and orchestra (1905)

 

BB 39

Suite no. 1, op.3, for orchestra (1905)

 

BB 40

Suite no. 2, op.4, for orchestra (1905–1907)

 

BB 48a
Violin Concerto, op.posth. (“no. 1”, 1907–1908)

 

BB 48b
Two Portraits, op.5 (1907–1911)

 

BB 59
Two Pictures, op.10, for orchestra (1910)

 

BB 61
Romanian Dance, for orchestra (1911), (from BB 56/I)

 

BB 64
Four Pieces for Orchestra, op.12, (1912, orchestration 1921)

 

BB 74
The Wooden Prince op. 13, suite from the ballet (shorter version 1921–24, longer version 1932, see: Stage Works BB 82)

 

BB 76
Romanian Folk Dances, for small orchestra (1917) (from BB 68)

 

BB 82
The Miraculous Mandarin op. 19. suite from the pantomime (1926, see: Stage Works BB 82)

 

BB 86
Dance Suite, for orchestra (1923), and for piano (1925)

 

BB 91
Piano Concerto no. 1 (1926)

 

BB 94(b)
Rhapsody no. 1, for violin and orchestra (–1929)

 

BB 96(b)
Rhapsody no. 2, for violin and orchestra (–1929 rev. 1935)

 

BB 101
Piano Concerto no. 2 (1930–1931)

 

BB 102b
Dances from Transylvania, for orchestra (1931) (from BB 69 and 102a)

 

BB 103
Hungarian Sketches, for orchestra (1931) (from BB 51/5, 51/10, 58/2, 55/2, 53/I-40 [orig. II-42] )

 

BB 107
Hungarian Peasant Songs, for orchestra (1933) (from BB 79/6–12, 14-15)

 

BB 114
Music for Strings, Percussion, and Celesta (1936)

 

BB 117
Violin Concerto (no. 2, 1937–1938)

 

BB 118
Divertimento, for string orchestra (1939)

 

BB 121
Concerto for two Pianos and Orchestra (1940) (the sources see BB 115)

 

BB 123
Concerto for Orchestra (1943)

 

BB 127
Piano Concerto no. 3 (1945)

 

BB 128
Viola Concerto (1945) (draft, realized and scored by TIBOR SERLY)

 

Vocal and orchestral works

BB 87b

Three Village Scenes, for 4 or 8 women voices and orchestra (1926) (from BB 87a/III–V)

 

BB 100
Cantata profana, for tenor, baritone, double chorus, and orchestra (1930).

 

BB 108
Five Hungarian Folksongs, for voice and orchestra (1933) (from BB 98/1, 2, 11, 14, 12)

 

Choral works

BB 57

Two Romanian Folksongs, for female choir (c1909)

 

BB 60
Four Old Hungarian Folksongs, for male choir (1910, rev. c1926)

 

BB 77 (olim BB 78)
Four Slovak Folksongs, for mixed choir and piano (1916)

 

BB 78 (olim BB 77)
Slovak Folksongs, for male choir (1917)

 

BB 99
Four Hungarian Folksongs, for mixed choir (1930)

 

BB 106
Székely Folksongs, for male choir (1932)

 

BB 111
Twenty-Seven Two- and Three-part Choruses, (a) a cappella (1935/36), (b) Seven Choruses with orchestra (1937–1941)

 

BB 112
From Olden Times, for male choir (1935)

 

Chamber music

BB 45a

From Gyergyó, for recorder and piano (1907)

 

BB 52
String Quartet No. 1, op.7 (1908–1909)

 

BB 75
String Quartet No. 2, op.17, (1914–1917)

 

BB 84
Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 1 (“op. 21”) (1921)

 

BB 85
Sonata for Violin and Piano no. 2 (1922)

 

BB 93
String Quartet No. 3 (1927)

 

BB 94(a)
Rhapsody no. 1, for violin and piano (1928)

 

BB 94(c)
Rhapsody no. 1, for violoncello and piano (–1929)

 

BB 96(a)
Rhapsody no. 2, for violin and piano (–1928 rev. 1935)

 

BB 95
String Quartet No. 4 (1928)

 

BB 102a
(BARTÓK—GERTLER) Sonatina, for violin and piano (c1930) (from BB 69)

 

BB 104
Fourty–Four Duos, for two violins (1931/32)

 

BB 109
BARTÓK–ORSZÁGH, Hungarian Folksongs, Vols.I–II, for violin and piano (1934) (from BB 53)

 

BB 110
String Quartet No. 5 (1934)

 

BB 115
Sonata for two Pianos and Percussion (1937)

 

BB 116
Contrasts, for violin, clarinet, and piano (1938)

 

BB 119
String Quartet No. 6 (1939)

 

BB 124
Sonata for Solo Violin (1944)

 

Works for piano

BB 36a

Rhapsody, op.1, for piano solo (1904)

 

BB 38
Petits Morceaux, for piano (1905) (from BB 37/2 and BB 24/1)

 

BB 45b
Three Hungarian Folksongs from Csík, for piano (1907) (from BB 45a)

 

BB 49
Two Elegies, op.8b, for piano (1908–1909)

 

BB 50
Fourteen Bagatelles, op.6, for piano (1908)

 

BB 51
Ten Easy Piano Pieces (1908)

 

BB 53
For Children, for piano (1908–1909)

 

BB 54
Seven Sketches, op.9b, for piano (1908–1910)

 

BB 55
Three Burlesques, op.8c, for piano (1908–1911)

 

BB 56
Two Romanian Dances, op.8a, for piano (1909–1910)

 

BB 58
Four Dirges, op.9a, for piano (c1909–1910)

 

BB 63
Allegro barbaro, for piano (1911)

 

BB 66
BARTÓK–RESCHOFSKY, Piano School (1913); First Term at the Piano (1929)

 

BB 67
Romanian Christmas Songs, Series I–II, for piano (1915)

 

BB 68
Romanian Folk Dances, for piano (1915)

 

BB 69
Sonatina, for piano (1915)

 

BB 70
Suite, op.14, for piano (1916)

 

BB 79
Fifteen Hungarian Peasant Songs, for piano (1914–1918)

 

BB 80b
Three Hungarian Folktunes, for piano (1914–1918)

 

BB 81
Three Studies, op.18, for piano (1918)

 

BB 83
Improvisations on Hungarian Peasant Songs, op.20, for piano (1920)

 

BB 88
Sonata, for piano (1926)

 

BB 89
Out of Doors, five piano pieces (1926)

 

BB 90
Nine Little Piano Pieces (1926)

 

BB 92
Three Rondos on Folktunes, for piano (1916–1927)

 

BB 105
Mikrokosmos, Vols.I–VI, 153 pieces for piano (1926, 1932–1939)

 

BB 113
Petite Suite, for piano (1936) (from BB 104)

 

BB 120
Seven Pieces from Mikrokosmos, for two pianos (–1940) (from BB 105)

 

BB 122
Suite for two Pianos, op.4b (1941) (from BB 40)

 

Songs

BB 37

Hungarian Popular Songs no. 1–4 (1st series), for voice and piano (c1904/05)

 

BB 41
Children Songs (“For the little ‘tót’), for voice and piano (1905)

 

BB 42
Hungarian Folksongs, for voice and piano (1906) (nos. 1–10: Bartók; nos. 11–20: Zoltán Kodály)

 

BB 43
Hungarian Folksongs (2nd series), for voice and piano (1906/07)

 

BB 44
Two Hungarian Folksongs, for voice and piano (1907)

 

BB 46
Four Slovak Folksongs, for voice and piano (c1907)

 

BB 47
Eight Hungarian Folksongs, for voice and piano (nos. 1–5: 1907, nos. 6–8: 1917)

 

BB 65
Nine Romanian Folksongs, for voice and piano (c1912)

 

BB 71
Five Songs, op.15, for voice and piano (1916)

 

BB 72
Five Songs (E.Ady), op. 16, for voice and piano (1916)

 

BB 73
Slovak Folksong (“Krutí Tono vretena”), for voice and piano (1916)

 

BB 87a
Five Village Scenes, for voice and piano (1924)

 

BB 97
Five Hungarian Folksongs, for voice and piano (1928) (recomposed from BB 42)

 

BB 98
Twenty Hungarian Folksongs, Vols.I–IV, for voice and piano (1929)

 

BB 125
Goat Song (The Husband’s Lament), for voice and piano (1945)

 

BB 126
Three Ukrainian Folksongs, for voice and piano (c1945)