Sheet Music: Evening in Transylvania

TitleEvening in Transylvania
from 10 Easy Pieces
Alternate titlesEvening in the village
Este a székelyeknél from Hungarian Sketches
Opus numberSz. 39
ComposerBéla Bartók (1881–1945)
InstrumentationFlute and Piano
KeyA major
Time signature4/4
Tempo80 BPM
Performance time2:00
Difficulty levelintermediate
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Date added2015-07-29
Last updated2015-07-29
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20th century, Traditional/Folk


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Wednesday 29 July 2015

Tune of the Day: Evening in Transylvania

by Béla Bartók, transcribed for flute and piano

This piece, alternating two Hungarian folk tunes, is taken from Béla Bartók's 10 Easy Pieces for piano, composed in 1908. It was later orchestrated by the composer himself as the first movement of the Hungarian Sketches (1931), and has since become one of his most popular pieces.

Thanks to István for suggesting this tune!