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

Kálló Doubledance - for mixed choir and folk ensemble


Original / Hungarian title
Kállai kettős - vegyeskarra és népi zenekarra
Foreign language / English title
Kálló Doubledance - for mixed choir and folk ensemble
Hungarian State Folk Ensemble
Year of composition

Choir and orchestra
mixed choir - folk ensemble (3 cl., 2 cimb.) - string quintet (2 vl., vla., vlc., cb.)
9 min

Movements, parts
1. Felülről fúj az őszi szél
2. Jó bort árul Sirjainé
3. Kincsem komám

Folk song(s)
Hungarian / German
Premiere information
4th April 1951, Hungarian State Opera House, Budapest; Chorus, Orchestra and Dance-group of Hungarian State Folk Ensemble, Miklós Rábai (choreographer), Imre Csenki (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Boosey & Hawkes; Editio Musica Budapest, Z. 1026 (pocket score), Z. 969 (mixed voices), Z. 1266 (piano reduction)
Remarks, other info
Piano transcription by Pál Vikes
German translation by Imre Ormay
Piano version only for studying, not for public performance