Béla Bartók: For Children

Béla Bartók: For Children for two guitars | UE37209

Clever arrangements for two guitars of Bartók’s “For Children” piano pieces that will enhance the literature for guitar tuition.

Instrument:
for two guitars
Edition type:
performing score
Composer:
Bartók Béla
Grade:
2-5
Theme:
Modern Music
Arranger:
Steinkogler Siegfried
  • UE37209
  • ISBN: 978-3-7024-7518-5
  • ISMN: 979-0-008-08847-6
  • 23.2 × 30.5 cm
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€16.95

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Contents – For Children for two guitars

  • Allegro
  • Andante
  • Variationen • Variations
  • Rundtanz • Round Dance
  • Wehmut • Sorrow
  • Tanz • Dance
  • Räuberlied • Robber's Song
  • Ausgelassenheit • Revelry
  • Andante molto rubato
  • Dudelsack-Lied (1) • Bagpipe (1)
  • Dudelsack-Lied (2) • Bagpipe (2)
  • Fangspiel • Game of Tag
  • Allegretto
  • Spottlied • Teasing Song
  • Andante
  • Klagelied • Mourning Song
  • Romanze • Romance
  • Spielende Kinder • Children at Play
  • Kinderlied • Children's Song
  • Quasi adagio
  • Kissentanz • Pillow Dance
  • Studie • Study
  • Kindertanz • Children's Dance
  • Spiel • Play
  • Lento
  • Allegro
  • Ballade • Ballad
  • Rundtanz • Round Dance
  • Soldatenlied • Soldier's Song
  • Allegretto
  • Tanzlied • Dance Song
  • Allegretto
  • Andante sostenuto
  • Parlando
  • Moderato
  • Pentatonisches Lied • Pentatonic Song
  • Weihnachtszauberlied • Winter Solstice Song
  • Allegro non troppo

Description

Béla Bartók’s “For Children” is one of the best known pedagogical works for piano teachers of the twentieth century, second only perhaps to the same composer’s “Mikrokosmos”. It was based firmly on the huge number of folk songs he collected, recorded and studied with his colleague Zoltán Kodály. At the time, Bartók was offering something very new to piano teachers and their students. Siegfried Steinkogler became acquainted with “For Children” at the beginning of his guitar studies and, from them, learnt a great deal about melody and harmonisation. He has chosen 38 of the original 79 pieces to offer in arrangements for the guitar. They are presented with helpful fingerings, technical solutions and aids to familiarize the younger students with common notations. For beginners, ten of the pieces are played exclusively in the first position before a gently increasing level of difficulty helps the player broaden their skills. In these arrangements, Bartók’s ingenious

Additional information

Instrument:
for two guitars
Edition type:
performing score
Composer:
Bartók Béla
Grade:
2-5
Theme:
Modern Music
Arranger:
Steinkogler Siegfried

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