Mikrokosmos 1 (Nos 1-36)

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The definitive edition (1987) of the piano teaching classic. Includes an introduc...


  • Canon At The Lower Fifth
  • Canon At The Octave
  • Change Of Position
  • Chorale
  • Contrary Motion
  • Dance In Canon Form
  • Dotted Notes
  • Four Unison Melodies
  • Free Canon
  • Imitation And Counterpoint
  • Imitation And Inversion
  • Imitation And Inversion
  • Imitation Reflected
  • In Dorian Mode
  • In Phrygian Mode
  • Parallel Motion
  • Parallel Motion With Change Of Position
  • Pastorale
  • Question And Answer
  • Reflection
  • Repetition
  • Repetition
  • Six Unison Melodies
  • Slow Dance
  • Syncopation
  • Syncopation
  • Village Song
  • With Alternate Hands


The definitive edition (1987) of the piano teaching classic. Includes an introduction by the composer's son Peter Bartók.
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 Bartók's life and the rhythms and harmonies 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.


Product IDCOBS000040381
Composer/Artist/Author Bela Bartok
Instrumentation Piano Solo
Publisher Boosey & Hawkes
Publisher Ref No BH100053
Language Eng & Fr & Ger & Hung
Media Book

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