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Bartók Béla: 44 Duets for two violas

From the 44 Violin Duets

Transcribed by Maurice, Donald, Bigelow, Claudine
Setting: Viola (more)
Series: Bartók Transcriptions
Language: Hungarian, English, German, French
Length: 56 pages
Format: Bach (23 x 30,2 cm)
Weight: 232 g
Published: April 2016
Publisher: Editio Musica Budapest
Item number: 14970
ISMN: 9790080149706
Béla Bartók composed his 44 Violin Duos in 1931, at the urging of the German violin pedagogue Erich Doflein. With two exceptions, all the pieces are based on original folk music themes, most of which the composer himself collected in the course of his numerous collecting trips to the Carpathian Basin and in Algeria. Although conceived as parts of a pedagogically motivated set, these little pieces are highly effective in concert performance as well. The viola transcriptions follow Bartók's original faithfully.

(The audio samples included below come from the album Voices from the Past: Béla Bartók's 44 Duos & Original Field Recordings (transposed for two violas). ┌ 2013 by Tantara Records. All rights reserved.)

Contents

1.
Matchmaking song
2.
Maypole Dance
3.
Menuetto
4.
Midsummer Night Song
5.
Slovak Song (1)
6.
Hungarian Song (1)
7.
Walachian Song
8.
Slovak Song (2)
9.
Play Song
10.
Ruthenian Song
11.
Cradle Song
12.
Hay-gathering Song
13.
Wedding Song
14.
Pillow dance
15.
Soldiers' Song
16.
Burlesque
17.
Hungarian March (1)
18.
Hungarian March (2)
19.
A Fairy Tale
20.
Alternating Song
21.
New Year's Greeting (1)
22.
Mosquito dance
23.
Farewell to the Bride
24.
Jeering Song
25.
Hungarian Song (2)
26.
Teasing Song
27.
Limping Dance
28.
Sorrow
29.
New Year's Greeting (2)
30.
New Year's Greeting (3)
31.
New Year's Greeting (4)
32.
Dance from Máramaros
33.
Harvest Song
34.
Enumerating Song
35.
Rithenian Kolomeika
36.
Bagpipes - Variation of no. 36
37.
Prelude and Canon
38.
Rumanian Whirling Dance (Invartita batranilor)
39.
Serbian Dance (Zaplet)
40.
Walachian Dance
41.
Scherzo
42.
Arabian Song
43.
Pizzicato
44.
Transylvanian Dance (Ardeleana)
Bartók Transcriptions
Violin and Piano
Violin and Piano
Violins (2)
Viola (more)
Violoncello (more)
Recorder (soprano)
Recorder (alto)
Flute and Piano
Flute and Piano
More Flutes
More Flutes
Oboe and Piano
Oboe and Piano
Clarinet and Piano
Clarinet and Piano
Violin and Piano
Guitar
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