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

Variations on a Hungarian Folksong "The Peacock"


Original / Hungarian title
Fölszállott a páva (Változatok egy magyar népdalra)
Foreign language / English title
Variations on a Hungarian Folksong "The Peacock"
Year of composition

Symphony orchestra
3 fl. (III anche picc.), 2 ob. (II anche, 2 cl., 2 fg. - 4 cor., 3 tr., 3 trb. - timp., perc. (trg., ptto., bell) - arpa - strings
27 min

Movements, parts
One movement

Premiere information
23 November 1939, Amsterdam; Concertgebouw Orchestra, Willem Mengelberg (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Boosey & Hawkes
BMC CD 141, 2007 - Hungarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, Ádám Fischer (cond.)
1 min. sample
1 Fölszállott a páva