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Mikrokosmos Vol 6 (Pink)

Sheet Music
Voicing/Format Piano Folio
Composer Bartok, Bela
Publisher Boosey & Hawkes Inc
Arranger English Only

Price: $9.95

Catalog #48011053

UPC code: 073999653175

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The definitive edition (1987) of the piano teaching classic. Includes an introduction by the composer's son Peter Bartók. (English/French/German/Hungarian text). 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 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. Major teaching points highlighted in Mikrokosmos 6: Divided arpeggios, minor seconds, major sevenths, ostinato.

Title Artist Arranger Composer Key DD
140: FREE VARIATIONS  
141: SUBJECT AND REFLECTION  
142: FROM THE DIARY OF A FLY  
143: DIVIDED ARPEGGIOS  
144: MINOR SECONDS, MAJOR SEVENTHS  
145: CHROMATIC INVENTION  
146: OSTINATO  
147: MARCH  
148-153, SIX DANCES IN BULGARIAN RHYTHM  
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