List of works by Zoltán Kodály

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Works with Opus number

  • Op.1, Énekszó (16 Songs based on folk texts) voice and piano
  • Op.2, String Quartet No.1 (1909)
  • Op.3, 9 Piano Pieces (1909)
  • Op.4, Cello Sonata (1910)
  • Op.5, 2 Gesänge for Voice and Piano (1912)
  • Op.6, Late Melodies, 7 Gesänge for high or medium voice (1916)
  • Op.7, Duo for Violin and Cello (1914)
  • Op.8, Sonata for Solo Cello (scordatura A, D F#, B)]] (1915)
  • Op.9, 5 Lieder for voice and piano (1918)
  • Op.10, String Quartet No.2 (1918)
  • Op.11, 7 Piano Pieces (1917-18, publ.1921)
  • Op.12, Serenade for 2 violins and viola (1920)
  • Op.13, Psalmus Hungaricus for tenor, mixed choir, boys' choir ad lib and orchestra (1923) (psalm 55. See Wikipedia article.)
  • Op.14, 7 Gesänge for Voice and Piano (1929)
  • Op.15, Háry János, a Hungarian Folk Opera in 4 acts (authorised shortened version, 1926)
  • Op.15, Die kaiserlichen Abenteuer des Háry János (authorised revised version, 1926)
  • Op.15 also, 5 Lieder for medium voice and orchestra (1962) (possibly a late excerpt from Háry János??)

Works without Opus number

  • Abend for mixed choir a cappella (1904)
  • Adagio for violin (viola, cello or double-bass) (or clarinet?) and piano (1905)
  • Adventi ének (Veni, Veni Emmanuel) for mixed choir a cappella (1963?)
  • Die Alten for mixed choir a cappella (1933)
  • An Franz Liszt for mixed choir a cappella (1936)
  • Ave Maria for female choir a cappella (1935)
  • Ballettmusik for piano or orchestra (1925)
  • Bilder aus der Mátra-Gegend for mixed choir a cappella (1931)
  • Bicinia, 30 transcriptions for guitar
  • Capriccio for solo cello scordatura (A,D,G,B)
  • 3 Choralvorspiele by Johann Sebastian Bach BWV 743, 762, 747 arranged for violoncello and piano (1924)
  • Concerto for Orchestra (1939)
  • Dreikönigstag for female choir a cappella (1933)
  • Die Engel und die Hirten (The Angels and the Shepherds) for female choir a cappella (1935)
  • Epigrams for organ (1954)
  • Este (1904)
  • Gesang des Verbannten
  • 5 Gesänge for high or medium voice and orchestra
  • Gyermektancok (12 Children's Dances) for piano (black notes only) (1945)
  • Háry János-Suite for large orchestra (1927)
  • Háry János-Suite for wind orchestra (1927)
  • Háry János related works (miscellaneous)
  • Das Häschen for 2 descant recorders
  • Das Häschen for female choir a cappella (1934)
  • 10 Hungarian Folk Songs (1906)
  • Hungarian Rondo for orchestra (1917)
  • Intermezzo for String Trio (1905)
  • Isten csodája (God's mercy/weeping) (text by Sándor Petőfi) for tenor, baritone and bass a cappella or men's chorus (published (composed?) 1944)
  • Jesus kündet sich for female choir (1927)
  • Jesus und die Krämer for mixed choir a cappella (1934)
  • Jézus és a kufárok (Jesus and the Brahmins) (may be the same work as "Jesus and the Chandlers" above.) (1934)
  • Kádár Kata Transylvanian Folk-Ballad for alto and chamber orchestra (1943)
  • Kallai Kettos (The Kallo Double Dance) for mixed chorus and orchestra (1950)
  • Laudes organi (brief Wikipedia article) : fantasia on a XIIth century Sequence, for chorus and organ (1961–66)
  • 4 Lieder for voice and piano (1917)
  • 24 Little Canons on the Black Keys for piano (1945)
  • 12 Little Pieces for piano
  • 2 Männerchöre for male choir (1917)
  • Marosszéker Tänze for piano (1927) (arranged as)
  • Marosszéker Tänze (Dances of Marosszék) for orchestra (1930)
  • Matrai kepek (1931)
  • Méditation sur un Motif de Claude Debussy for piano (1907)
  • Meghalok, Meghalok from the Zobor region for soprano solo, 3-4 altos and female choir (1957)
  • Missa Brevis for soloists, chorus and organ (1944-5) (adaptation and extension, completed early in 1945 and first performed in that year, of his (solo) organ mass of 1942 (the latter premiered as such in 1943), according to Matyás Seiber: "Kodály: Missa Brevis" (Tempo: New Series, No. 4 (Summer, 1947), pp. 3-6, JSTOR link.)
  • Molnár Anna Transylvanian Magyar Folk-Ballad for mixed choir a cappella (1936)
  • Mónár Anna Transylvanian Ballad for medium voice and chamber orchestra (1956)
  • Morgengruß Traditional Hungarian Folksong from Nagyszalonta for mixed choir (1931)
  • Organœida ad missam lectam (Csendes mise) for organ (1944) (another revision of the 1942 organ mass mentioned just above.)
  • Pange lingua in D major for mixed choir and organ (1929)
  • Peacock Variations for Orchestra (1939)
  • Praeludium from "Pange Lingua" for organ (1929)
  • Psalm 114 ("A 114. genfi zsoltár") (published, with German translation, in 1958, with English translation by Ernst Roth in 1959, for mixed chorus or SATB soloists and organ)
  • Psalm 121 (for SATB, published 1943, published with English translation by Ernst Roth in 1959)
  • Psalm 150, "based on an old French melody, with words by Théodore de Bèze, from the old French Psalter of 1562" (a cappella voices: soprano, mezzo, alto)
  • Die Ruine for male choir a cappella (1936)
  • Sommerabend for orchestra (1906)
  • Spinnstube A Scene from Transsylvanian Village Life (1932)
  • Strohhans Hungarian Children's Folksong for female or children's choir (1925)
  • 3 Stücke aus Háry János for piano
  • Symphony in C (1930s-1961)
  • Székler Klage for mixed choir a cappella (1934)
  • Székelyfonó Opera (1932)
  • Tantum ergo I-V for female choir and organ or harmonium (1928)
  • Tänze aus Galanta for orchestra (1933)
  • Tänze aus Galanta for symphonic band (1933)
  • Tänze aus Galanta (arranged for piano)
  • Te Deum for soli, mixed choir and orchestra (1936)
  • Theater-Ouverture originally for Háry János for orchestra (1927)
  • Topfen der Zigeuner kaut Hungarian Children's Folksong for female or children (1925)
  • Topfen der Zigeuner kaut Hungarian Children's Folksong for mixed choir a cappella (1950)
  • Ungarische Volksmusik for high voice and piano
  • Ungarische Volksmusik for medium voice and piano
  • Ungarische Volksmusik for voice and orchestra
  • Valsette for piano (Originally part of Op.3, but Kodály published it separately, 1907)
  • Vertanuk Sirjan (At the Martyrs) Grave for mixed voices and orchestra (1945)
  • 2 Volkslieder from the Zobor region for 3 sopranos, 3 altos and female choir (1908)
  • Warte, Vögelein (1961)
  • Weihnachtstanz der Hirten for female choir and wind instrument (1935)
  • Wiener Spieluhr for orchestra
  • Zu Spät for mixed choir a cappella (1934)