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

Two Folksongs from Zobor / Zwei Volkslieder aus der Zoborgegend


Original / Hungarian title
Két zoborvidéki népdal
Foreign language / English title
Two Folksongs from Zobor / Zwei Volkslieder aus der Zoborgegend
Year of composition

Choir a cappella
female choir or children´s choir (3 S., S A. solo)
6 min

Movements, parts
1. Meghalok, meghalok / Woe is Me / Ach könnt´ ich sterben
2. Piros alma mosolyog / Blooming on the Hilltop / Blühend lacht vom Hügel her

Folk song(s)
Hungarian / English / German
Premiere information
5th January 1917, Academy of Music, Large Hall, Budapest; Magyar Nők Karegyesülete (Hungarian Women´s Choir Society), Budapesti Kar- és Zeneegyesület ((Budapest Choir and Music Society), Emil Lichtenberg (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Universal Edition, UE 7447 (German / Hungarian); Editio Musica Budapest, Z. 6724 (Hungarian)
Hungaroton HCD 12948
Remarks, other info
Translated by Michael Dimi Calvocoressi (English), Emma Kodály (German), M. W. Pursey (English)