Kodály's Life and Work Summary - Kodaly's Life and Work

Educational Activities

Educational Activities

Kodály inspired a revolution in the teaching of music in Hungary.

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World Wide Legacy

Institutions

Today many institutions in Hungary and abroad are working with the Kodály concept. However, two institutions are expressly devoted to fostering the legacy of Zoltán Kodály.

Organisations

Around the world, a number of organisations support the study of Kodály's music and his concept of music education. Information about them is available through our weblinks

Selected Chronology


A short selection of events and achievements spanning 85 years of Kodály's life.

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Bibliography

A selected bibliography of works by and about Kodály contains further information about his work and the adaptation of the Hungarian approach to music education:

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Zoltán Kodály - A short biography

Zoltán Kodály was a composer, pioneering ethno-musicologist, groundbreaking educator and music critic. Along with Béla Bartók, he is among the two major figures in twentieth century Hungarian music. He enjoyed a status in his native land that is perhaps unrivaled by any other figure anywhere else in the world.

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Music Primary Schools

Music Primary Schools


The most intensive realization of Zoltán Kodály’s pedagogical concept began in 1950

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