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

Sinfonia a variazione


Original / Hungarian title
Sinfonia a variazione
Foreign language / English title
Sinfonia a variazione
For orchestra
Year of composition

Orchestral work
picc., 2 fl., 2 ob.,, 2 cl., 2 fg. - 4 cor., 3 tr., 3 trb., tuba - timp., perc. (tmb.picc., ptto., trg., tam-tam, xil., vibr.) - cel., pf., arpa - strings: vl. 1, vl. 2, vla., vlc., cb.
17 min

Movements, parts
One movement

Commissioned by
Hungarian Radio
Premiere information
6 May 1971, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest; Hungarian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, Miklós Erdélyi (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Universal Music Publishing Editio Musica Budapest © 1975, Z. 10172 and S-53
Available here!
Hungaroton HCD-31189, 1996 - Hungarian Radio and Television Symphony Orchestra, András Ligeti (cond.)