The Complete Critical Edition

The Complete Critical Edition of Béla Bartók’s works was launched after many-decade-long preparations in 2016. The series makes Bartók’s entire oeuvre available to scholars and performers. The Complete Critical Edition is published in seven series and 48 volumes.


Foreword to the Series

Editorial board:

László Somfai (Founding Editor)

László Vikárius (Editor-in-Chief)

Márton Kerékfy (Editor)

Advisory board:

Malcolm Gillies (London)

Denis Herlin (Paris)

Klára Móricz (Amherst, MA)

Wolf-Dieter Seiffert (Munich)

Tibor Tallián (Budapest)

Richard Taruskin (Berkeley, CA)


Viola Biró

Yusuke Nakahara

Zsombor Németh

Csilla Mária Pintér

Purchase information:

The Béla Bartók Complete Critical Edition is distributed by G. Henle Verlag worldwide with the exception of Hungary, which is exclusively delt with by Editio Musica Budapest Zeneműkiadó. The volumes can be purchased on the websites of both publishers as well as in sheet music stores. Subscribers to the complete set of volumes in this Complete Edition receive a 10% discount on the standard purchase price. The subscription invitation is available here.