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(Volumes 1 - 6)
Bela Bartok/Peter Bartok - Boosey & Hawkes
, In 1945 Bela Bartok described Mikrokosmos as a cycle of 153 pieces for piano written for "didactic" purposes, seeing them as a series of pieces in many different styles, representing a small world, or as the "world of the little ones, the children." Stylistically, Mikrokosmos reflects the influence of folk music on Bartok's life. The rhythms and harmonies he employed create music that is as modern today as when the cycle was written. The 153 pieces making up Mikrokosmos are divided into six volumes arranged according to technical and musical difficulty. Major teaching points highlighted in Volume 1 include unison melodies, question and answer, imitation and inversion. Volume 2 includes staccato, legato, accompaniment in broken triads, and accents. Volume 3 covers triplets, broken chords, and chromatic invention. Volume 4 covers thumb under, crossed hands, and triplets in 9/8 time. Volume 5 covers chords together and opposed, studies in double notes, and the whole tone scale and Volume 6 includes divided arpeggios, minor seconds, major sevenths, and ostinato. Standard editions contain text in English, French, German, and Hungarian.  Universal editions contain text in English, Portuguese, Spanish, and Japanese.  All volumes contain a preface by the editor, Peter Bartok (Bela Bartok's son), and a preface by the composer.
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Volume 3 Universal 
UPC: 073999363999     Publisher ID: 48011584
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Full Song List
  • IN THREE PARTS by BARTOK, B
  • LITTLE STUDY by BARTOK, B
  • FIVE TONE SCALE by BARTOK, B
  • HOMMAGE A J S B by BARTOK, B
  • HOMMAGE A R SCH by BARTOK, B
  • WANDERING by BARTOK, B
  • SCHERZO by BARTOK, B
  • MELODY WITH INTERRUPTIONS by BARTOK, B
  • MERRIMENT by BARTOK, B
  • BROKEN CHORDS by BARTOK, B
  • THIRDS AGAINST A SINGLE VOICE by BARTOK, B
  • TWO MAJOR PENTACHORDS by BARTOK, B
  • VARIATIONS by BARTOK, B
  • DUET FOR PIPES by BARTOK, B
  • IN FOUR PARTS by BARTOK, B
  • IN RUSSIAN STYLE by BARTOK, B
  • CHROMATIC INVENTION by BARTOK, B
  • CHROMATIC INVENTION #2 by BARTOK, B
  • IN FOUR PARTS #2 by BARTOK, B
  • ONCE UPON A TIME by BARTOK, B
  • FOX SONG by BARTOK, B
  • HUNGARIAN DANCE by BARTOK, B
  • JOLTS by BARTOK, B
  • STUDY IN CHORDS by BARTOK, B
  • MELODY AGAINST DOUBLE NOTES by BARTOK, B
  • THIRDS by BARTOK, B
  • DRAGONS DANCE by BARTOK, B
  • SIXTHS AND TRIADS by BARTOK, B
  • HUNGARIAN MATCHMAKING SONG by BARTOK, B
  • TRIPLETS by BARTOK, B

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