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

Summer Evening / Sommerabend


Original / Hungarian title
Nyári este
Foreign language / English title
Summer Evening / Sommerabend
Year of composition

Chamber orchestra
fl., ob.,, 2 cl., 2 fg. - 2 cor. - strings: vl. 1, vl. 2, vla., vlc., cb.
21 min

Premiere information
22 October 1906, Budapest; Hungarian Royal Opera House Orchestra, István Kerner (cond.) (First version)

3 April 1930, New York; New York Philharmonic Orchestra, Arturo Toscanini (cond.) (Revised version)
Publisher / Source
Universal Edition, PH216 (pocket score), Performance material available
Available here!
BMC CD 141, 2007 - Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ádám Fischer (cond.)
1 min. sample
1 Nyári este
Remarks, other info
Revised in 1929