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Allegro barbaro, Sz49 BB63 (12)
An Evening in the Village (1)
Andante (deleted second movement of Piano Suite), op.14 BB70 (1)
Andante in A major, BB26b (4)
Andante (2)
Bagatelles (14), op.6 Sz38 BB50 (10)
Bluebeard's Castle, op.11 Sz48 (17)
Burlesques (3), Op.8c Sz.47 BB55 (7)
Cantata Profana, BB100 Sz.94 'The Nine Splendid Stags' (4)
Choruses (27), Sz103 BB111 (3)
» Hussar
» Jatek
Concerto for 2 pianos, percussion and orchestra, BB121, Sz115 (10)
Concerto for orchestra, Sz116 BB123 (58)
Contrasts, Sz111 BB116 (25)
Correnti (3) in F major (after Marcello) (1)
Dance Suite, BB86 (piano solo) (1)
Dance Suite, Sz77 BB86 (28)
Dialogues (4) (1)
Dirges (4), BB58 (6)
Divertimento for Strings, Sz113 (31)
Dorfszenen, Sz78 (2)
Duo for two violins, BB26 (1)
Duos (44) for two violins, Sz98 (extracts) (3)
Duos (44) for two violins, Sz98 (16)
Easy Piano Pieces (10), BB51 (5)
Elegies (2), Sz41 op.8b BB49 (6)
Folk songs (3) from the District Csik (2)
For Children, Sz42 (complete) (6)
» Vol.1
» Vol.2
For Children, Sz42 (excerpts) (2)
For Children, Sz42 (excerpts, arr. David Farquhar) (1)
For Children, Sz42 Book 1 (1)
For Children, Sz42 Book 2 (1)
Fugue in G minor (after Georg Muffat) (1)
Hungarian Folk Songs (1)
Hungarian Folk Tunes (3) (3)
Hungarian Folk Tunes (10) for Violin and Piano (1)
Hungarian Folk Tunes (arr. Szigeti) (3)
Hungarian Folksongs (3) from Csik, BB45b Sz35a (5)
Hungarian Folksongs (4) for Mixed Chorus a Cappella (2)
Hungarian Folksongs (8), Sz64 (2)
Hungarian Folksongs (20), Sz92 (1)
Hungarian Folksongs, BB109 Sz42 (arr. Tivadar Orszagh for violin and piano) (1)
Hungarian Folksongs for violin and piano (2)
Hungarian Folksongs from the Csik District, Sz35a BB45b (6)
Hungarian Peasant Songs (15), Sz71 (11)
Hungarian Sketches (5), Sz97 BB103 (12)
Improvisations (8) on Hungarian peasant songs, op.20 Sz74 BB83 (13)
Ket Kep (Two Images), op.10 BB59 (trans. 2 pianos by Zoltan Kocsis) (1)
Kossuth, BB31 (8)
Little Pieces (9), Sz82 (5)
Mikrokosmos (complete), Sz107 BB105 (highlights) (3)
Mikrokosmos (complete), Sz107 BB105 (3)
Mikrokosmos: Book 2 (nos.37-66), Sz107 BB105 (1)
Mikrokosmos: Book 3 (nos.67-96), Sz107 BB105 (2)
Mikrokosmos: Book 4 (nos.97-121), Sz107 BB105 (3)
Mikrokosmos: Book 5 (nos.122-139), Sz107 BB105 (5)
Mikrokosmos: Book 6 (nos.140-153), Sz107 BB105 (14)
Music for strings, percussion and celesta, Sz106 BB114 (37)
Old Hungarian Songs (4) (2)
Out of Doors, Sz81 BB89 (21)
Pastorale in C major (after Zipoli) (1)
Petite Suite, Sz105 BB113 (5)
Petits morceaux, BB38 (1)
Piano Concerto no.1, BB91, Sz83 (22)
Piano Concerto no.2, BB101, Sz95 (25)
Piano Concerto no.3, BB127, Sz119 (41)
Piano Pieces (4), Sz22 BB27 (5)
Piano Quintet in C major, Sz23 BB33 (3)
Piano Sonata, Sz80 BB88 (17)
Piano Suite, op.14 Sz62 BB70 (6)
Pictures (2), op.10 BB59 (trans. Zoltan Kocsis for 2 pianos) (1)
Pictures (2), op.10 BB59 (5)
Pieces (7) from Mikrokosmos for 2 pianos 4 hands, Sz108 BB120 (2)
Pieces for Orchestra (4), op.12 Sz51 (5)
Portrait no.5 for Violin and Orchestra, Sz37 (1)
Portraits (2), op.5 BB48b (10)
Preludio-All'ungherese (1)
Rhapsody for Viola and Piano no.1, Sz86 (3)
Rhapsody for piano, BB36a Sz26 (4)
Rhapsody for piano and orchestra, op.1 Sz27 (1)
Rhapsody no.1 for violin and orchestra, BB94b (9)
Rhapsody no.1 for violin and piano, BB94a (transcr. by Vidor Nagy for viola and strings) (1)
Rhapsody no.1 for violin and piano, BB94a (version for cello and piano) (1)
Rhapsody no.1 for violin and piano, BB94a (17)
Rhapsody no.1 for violin and piano, BB94c (version for cello and piano) (1)
Rhapsody no.1 (2)
Rhapsody no.2 for violin and orchestra, BB96b (9)
Rhapsody no.2 for violin and piano, BB96a (9)
Romanian Christmas Carols, Sz57 (7)
Romanian Dances (2), op.8a (9)
Romanian dances (2)
Romanian folk dances (6) for orchestra, Sz68 BB76 (arr. Arthur Willner) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for orchestra, Sz68 BB76 (arr. flute and guitar) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for orchestra, Sz68 BB76 (arr. for string orchestra) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for orchestra, Sz68 BB76 (arr. for wind quintet) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for orchestra, Sz68 BB76 (transcr. Stephane Labeyrie) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for orchestra, Sz68 BB76 (14)
Romanian folk dances (6) for piano, Sz56 BB68 (arr. Formakis) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for piano, Sz56 BB68 (arr. Zoltan Szekely for violin and piano) (24)
Romanian folk dances (6) for piano, Sz56 BB68 (arr. cello and piano) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for piano, Sz56 BB68 (arr. clarinet and piano) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for piano, Sz56 BB68 (arr. trumpet and string quintet) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for piano, Sz56 BB68 (arr. violin and accordion) (1)
Romanian folk dances (6) for piano, Sz56 BB68 (30)
Rondos (3) on Slovak Folktunes, BB92 Sz84 (11)
Scenes de village 'Chants populaires slovaques' (1)
Sketches (7), op.9b BB54 (5)
Slovak Folksongs (4) for Mixed Chorus, Sz70 (2)
Slovakian Dance (1)
Sonata, Sz80 (2)
Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion, BB115 Sz110 (21)
Sonata for solo violin, Sz117 BB124 (transcr. by Vidor Nagy for solo viola) (1)
Sonata for solo violin, Sz117 BB124 (36)
Sonata in B flat major (after Marcello) (1)
Sonata in G major (after della Ciaia) (1)
Sonatina, BB69 Sz55 (arr. Gertler for violin and piano) (6)
Sonatina, BB69 Sz55 (14)
Songs (5), op.16 (2)
String Quartet no.1, op.7 Sz40 BB52 (9)
String Quartet no.2, op.17 Sz67 BB75 (13)
String Quartet no.3, Sz85 BB93 (13)
String Quartet no.4, Sz91 BB95 (11)
String Quartet no.5, Sz102 BB110 (12)
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String Quartet no.6, Sz114 BB119 (8)
String Quartets nos.1-6 (complete) (11)
Studies (3), BB81, op.18 (7)
Suite, op.14 (5)
Suite for 2 pianos, op.4b BB122 (2)
Suite no.1 for orchestra, BB39, Sz31, op.3 (2)
Suite paysanne Hongroise (arr. Paul Arma) (2)
Suite paysanne Hongroise (3)
The First Term at the Piano, BB66 (3)
The Miraculous Mandarin (suite), op.19 Sz73 (30)
The Miraculous Mandarin, op.19 Sz73 (arr. Bartok for 2 pianos) (1)
The Miraculous Mandarin, op.19 Sz73 (complete ballet) (10)
The Wooden Prince (ballet in 1 act) (6)
The Wooden Prince (suite), BB74 (5)
Toccata in C major (after Frescobaldi) (1)
Toccatas (after Rossi) (1)
Village Scenes (3), Sz79 (1)
Viola Concerto, BB128 (1995 version edited by P Bartok and P Neubauer) (1)
Viola Concerto, BB128 (adapted for cello by Tibor Serly, 1949) (1)
Viola Concerto, BB128 (completed by Tibor Serly, 1949) (5)
Viola Concerto, BB128 Sz120 (8)
Violin Concerto no.1, Sz 36 BB48a (20)
Violin Concerto no.2, Sz112 BB117 (42)
Violin Sonata, BB124 (4)
Violin Sonata in E minor, BB28 (4)
Violin Sonata no.1, Sz75 BB84, op.21 (20)
Violin Sonata no.2, Sz76 BB85 (transcr. by Vidor Nagy for viola and piano) (1)
Violin Sonata no.2, Sz76 BB85 (23)

Béla Viktor János Bartók (March 25, 1881 – September 26, 1945) was a Hungarian composer and pianist. He is considered one of the most important composers of the 20th century; he and Liszt are regarded as Hungary's greatest composers (Gillies 2001). Through his collection and analytical study of folk music, he was one of the founders of comparative musicology, which later became ethnomusicology.

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