• Collections of Writings by Kodály
  • Visszatekintés [= In Retrospect] ed. Ferenc Bónis (collection of writings, speeches, including the thesis for the doctoral degree). Budapest: Zeneműkiadó, Vols. I-II: 1964, Vol. III: 1989 (in Hungarian)
    Kodály Zoltán levelei [= Zoltán Kodály Letters] ed. by Dezsõ Legánÿ. Budapest: Zenemûkiadó, 1982 (in Hungarian)
    The Selected Writings of Zoltán Kodály
    . Budapest, 1975 (translated into English)
    Zoltán Kodály: Letters. In English, French, German, Italian, Latin. ed. by Dezsõ Legánÿ and Dénes Legánÿ. Budapest: Argumentum and Kodály Archives, 2002 (in the original languages)
    Zoltán Kodály in North America ed. Richard Johnston (lectures, statements, interviews). Willowdale, Ontario: Avondale, Kodály Institute of Canada, 1986

  • Books About Kodály or the Kodály Method

     Barkóczi, Ilona-Pléh, Csaba. Music Makes a Difference: The Effect of Kodály‘s Musical Training on the Psychological Development of Elementary School Children. Kecskemét: Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music, 1982.
    Barron, John P. A Select Bibliography of the Kodály Concept of Music Education. Willowdale: The Avondale Press, 1979.
    Breuer, János. A Guide to Kodály. Budapest: Corvina, 1990.
    Breuer, János. Zoltán Kodály. Budapest: Mágus Publisher, 1999.
    Choksy, Lois. The Kodály Method, 2nd ed. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1988.
    Daniel, Katinka S. Kodály in the Kindergarten. Champaign, IL: Mark Foster, 1981.
    Dobszay, László. After Kodály : Reflections on Music Education. Kecskemét: Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music, 1992.
    Eõsze, László. Zoltán Kodály: His Life and Work. London: Collet's; Boston: Crescendo; Milville: New York: Berlwin Mills, 1962; 1972.
    Forrai, Katalin. Music in the Preschool. Budapest: Corvina, 1988.
    Hegyi, Erzsébet. Solfege According to the Kodály Concept. Kecskemét: Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music, 1975
    Hegyi, Erzsébet. Stylistic Knowledge on the Basis of the Kodály Concept. Kecskemét: Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music, 1984.
    Hein, Sr. Mary Alice. The Legacy of Zoltán Kodály. An Oral History Perspective. Budapest: International Kodály Society, 1992.
    Herboly-Kocsár, Ildikó. Teaching of Polyphony, Harmony and Form in Elementary School. Kecskemét: Zoltán Kodály Pedagogical Institute of Music, 1984.
    Houlahan, Micheál - Tacka, Philip. Kodály Today: A Cognitive Approach to Elementary Music Education. Oxford University Press, USA, 2008.
    Mangione, Giovanni. La pedagogia della musica secondo Zoltán Kodály. Firenze: Ceccherini, 1974.
    Mangione, Giovanni. La riscoperta della musica altraverso il Metodo Kodály. Firenze, 1981.
    Ribière-Raverlat, Jacquotte. Chant-Musique: Adaptation française de la méthode Kodály; Livre du maître. Paris: Alphonse Leduc, 1975.
    Ribière-Raverlat, Jacquotte. L'Education musicale en Hongrie. Paris: Leduc, 1968.
    Ringer, Alexander L. An Experimental Program in the Development of Musical Literacy Among Musically Gifted Children in the Upper Elementary Grades, With Emphasis on the Potential Impact of Kodály-Inspired Musical Education. Washington D.C.: Office of Education, 1970.
    Sándor, Frigyes. Musical Education in Hungary. Budapest: Corvina. 1975.
    Sinor, Jean. Kodály handbook. Parsippany, NJ: Silver Burdett and Ginn, 1988.
    Szabó, Helga. The Kodály Concept of Education. London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1969.
    Szõnyi, Erzsébet. Kodály's Principles in Practice: An Approach to Music Education Through the Kodály Method. Budapest, New York, London: Corvina, Boosey & Hawkes, 1973.
    Vajda, Cecilia. The Kodály Way to Music: The Method Adapted for British Schools. London: Boosey & Hawkes, 1974.
    Vikár, László, ed. Reflections on Kodály. Budapest: International Kodály Society, 1985.
    Young, Percy M. Zoltán Kodály: Hungarian Musician. London: E. Benn, 1964.
    Zemke, Sr. Lorna. The Kodály Concept: Its History, Philosophy and Development. Champaign, IL: Mark Foster, 1977.

    For comprehensive bibliographic guidance:

    Houlahan, Mícheál-Tacka, Philip. Zoltán Kodály: A Guide to Research. New York, London: Garland Publishing, 1998.

  • Other Sources

    Books from the Kodály Institute, Kecskemét.

    Publications available through WestMusic (product keyword search: Kodaly).

    Sheet music, books & more from Musicnotes.