Composition database

This is the Composition Database of BMC, which includes information about works by composers that are either Hungarian or Hungarian by origin or live in Hungary.

Title of the work

Drei Hochzeitstänze / Three Wedding Dances


Original / Hungarian title
Három lakodalmi tánc
Foreign language / English title
Drei Hochzeitstänze / Three Wedding Dances
Year of composition

Chamber Music
Number of players
pf. 4 hands
3 min

Movements, parts
1. A kapuban a szekér (Der Karren steht vor dem Tor / The Cart Is at the Gate) Allegro
2. Hopp ide tisztán (Komm schnell her, und sei schön / Quickly come here pretty) Andantino
3. Csángó forgós (Drehtanz / Circling Dance) Allegro

Premiere information
2 August 1986, Schloss Hohenems, Bregenzer Festspiele, Austria; Begoña Uriarte, Karl-Hermann Mrongovius (pf.)
Publisher / Source
In: Fünf Stücke, Schott Music, ED 7955
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Remarks, other info
Frequently included as part of Fünf Stücke



Title Publisher
György Ligeti Edition 6 - Keyboard Works Sony
BIS Records
BIS Records