Kossuth, Sz.21 (Bartók, Béla)



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Editor First edition (reissue)
Denijs Dille (1904-2005)
Publisher. Info. Budapest: Editio Musica, 1963. Plate Z.4116.
Reissue - Mainz: Schott, n.d.
Misc. Notes No renewal found.
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General Information

Work Title Kossuth
Alternative. Title Symphonic Poem in 10 Tableaux
Composer Bartók, Béla
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Sz.21 ; BB 31 ; DD 75a
I-Catalogue NumberI-Cat. No. IBB 19
Key A minor
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 10 sections:
  1. Kossuth
  2. Why are you so grieved, my dear husband?
  3. The fatherland is in danger!
  4. Formerly we had a better life...
  5. Then our fate changed for the worse...
  6. Up and fight them!
  7. Come, come! You splendid lads you valiant Hungarian warriors!
  8. (without title)
  9. All is over!
  10. Everything is quiet, very quiet...
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1903 (2 April-18 August)
First Performance. 1904/01/13 in Budapest
First Publication. 1963
Average DurationAvg. Duration 20 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
piccolo, 3 flutes (1st also piccolo), 3 oboes, english horn, E clarinet
2 clarinets, bass clarinet, 3 bassoons, contrabassoon
8 horns, 4 trumpets, bass trumpet, 3 trombones, 2 tenor tubas, tuba
timpani, cymbals, triangle, snare drum, bass drum, tam-tam, 2 harps, strings
Related Works Quote Das Kaiserlied, Hob.XXVIa:43, by Haydn
External Links Wikipedia article
Extra Information A section of Kossuth, "Gyászinduló", was published in the composer's piano arrangement, around 1905 by Kunossy Szilágyi and around 1910 by Rosznyai (and ©1911 by (Editio) Musica.) (This is probably the related work DD.75b?)

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