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1 ZOLTÁN KODÁLY (1882-1967) Let the music for everyone!

2 He was born in Kecskemét He was the most famous Hungarian composer, music teacher and scientist of folk music. He was born in 1882, in Kecskemét. He was the teacher of the Music academy. He made compositions of the poems of Hungarian poets, e.g. Endre Ady, Ferenc Kölcsey, Bálint Balassi.

3 His life in the ’20th years For the 50th anniversary of the unite of Pest,Buda and Óbuda, the Psalmus Hungaricus was composed. After it in 1923 he became the lead composer of Hungary. He composed musical dramas for children’s choir e.g.: János Háry, Galáta dances.

4 His life in the ’30th years In 1938 he was wellknown in the concert halls in Europe and in the U.S.A. His dreams come true, the folk music can be heard on the stage of Opera. He created the comparitive folk music scient. It was very importent for him to teach the music for the children. He increased the quality of the music education.

5 His life-work during the 2nd World War In 1938 he protested against the jewish laws. In 1940 when Germany occupied a Norway, he composed a song of Norwegian Girls which was the poem of Sándor Weöres.

6 His life after the war After the second World War he became the chief of the College of music. In 1949 he went to West-Europe. In 1965 he spent two monthes in America. He got several medals. He died in 1967.

7 The Kodály system Kodály worked a system for teaching music for children out. It is used in many countries of the world. This is a music pedagogical system which educates the children from their early years. It is based on the folk music. The movable- doh system helped to learn the music writing and reading.

8 T he music has to play an important role in the education. Singing everyday is so important as the gymnastic

9 Kodály suggested the foundation of music elementary schools. The children has everyday music lesson. It developes the clear singing the memory and the sense of rhythm, logic and the concentration. The children learnt in music schools had much more results. The system was successfully teached in Boston and in New Haven where socially disadvantaged black children lives.

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