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

Theatre Overture


Original / Hungarian title
Színházi nyitány
Foreign language / English title
Theatre Overture
Year of composition

Symphony orchestra
3 fl. (III anche picc.), 2 ob., 2 cl., sax., 2 fg. - 4 cor., 3 tr., 3 crnt., 3 trb., tuba - cimb. (or cemb. or pf.), pf., cel. - timp., perc. (ptto., gr.c., tmb.picc., trg., military tamb.) - strings
16 min

Premiere information
After 25th of April, before the end of June, 1932, Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde, Vienna; Heger Robert (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Universal Edition, UE10378; Performance material available
Remarks, other info
originally for "Háry János"