Bartók composed the piece in 1945 during the final months of his life, as a surprise birthday present for his second wife Ditta Pásztory-Bartók. It consists of three movements.
Piano Concerto No. 3 consists of three movements:
2. Adagio religioso
3. Allegro vivace
- 2Fl 1dPicc, 2Ob 1dCA, 2Cl 1dBcl, 2Bsn, 4Hn, 2Tpt, 3Tbn, Tba, Timp, Perc, Strings, Piano
- approx. 23 minutes
- Set of Parts:
- Includes Strings count 188.8.131.52.2 (Piano part not included, available in Score only)