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

Threshing Songs from Angasmayo


Original / Hungarian title
Cséplődalok Angasmayo-ból
Foreign language / English title
Threshing Songs from Angasmayo
Year of composition

Choir a cappella
mixed choir (S-A-T-B), perc. (2 or 4 esec. - trg., tmb.b.) (ad lib.)
Movements, parts
1. Fordulunk most... / Swing around now
2. Jaj, lima-lima virág... / Oh, lima-lima flower...
3. Gyíkom, gyíkom... / Lizard, lizard...

Indian folk texts
Hungarian / English
Publisher / Source
Editio Musica Budapest © 1980, Z. 8984
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Remarks, other info
Composed on Kechua Indian Poetry from Peru

Translations to Hungarian by Sándor Weöres, to English by Katalin Komlós

Percussion played by 2 or 4 members of the choir