Summary - Kodaly's Life and Work

Musical Literacy

Musical Literacy

Music literacy refers to the ability to read and write musical notation and to read notation at sight without the aid of an instrument.

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Zoltán Kodály's earliest compositions date from the 1890s and his last were composed in 1966. During this long and productive life he created hundreds of compositions in a variety of media and genres. His style was profoundly influenced by his collecting and study of Hungarian folk music.

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