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

Symphony No. 2


Original / Hungarian title
II. szimfónia
Foreign language / English title
Symphony No. 2
to László Kovács and the Miskolc Symphony Orchestra
Year of composition

Symphony orchestra
2 fl. (II anche picc.), 2 ob. (II anche, 2 cl. (II anche cl.b.), 2 fg. (II anche cfg.) - 4 cor., 3 tr., 3 trb., tuba - arpa - timp., perc. (vibr., trg., talking drum, 5 tom-tom, tam-tam, ptto.sosp., tmb.picc., gr.c. - strings: vl. 1, vl. 2, vla., vlc., cb.
23 min

Movements, parts
1. Allegro minaccioso
2. Largo
3. Allegro energico
4. Presto

Commissioned by
László Kovács and the Miskolc Symphony Orchestra
Premiere information
20 February 2012, House of Arts, Miskolc, Hungary; Miskolc Symphony Orchestra, László Kovács (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Kontrapunkt Music Ltd. © 2012, K-0027
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