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



Original / Hungarian title
Foreign language / English title
Concerto (be)for(e) piano - For "Pianist" and Orchestra
Year of composition

pf. (anche 2 trg.) - 2 fl. (II anche fl.a., picc.), ob., 3 cl. (III anche cl.b.), 2 fg. (II anche cfg.) - 2 cor., 2 tr., 2 trb. (II anche trb.b.) - perc. (3 esec. - timp., 2 vibr., 3 gr.c., 2 tam-tam, 2 ptto., ptto.sosp., xil., crot., 3 bongo, 3 tom-tom, frusta, tmb.picc.c.c., 2 wood bl., 2 camp., rain-stick) - arpa - strings: 8 vl. 1, 8 vl. 2, 6 vla. (anche bike-bell), 4 cb. (anche bike-bell)

+ 5 spatially segregated instrumental groups:
Group A: arpa
Group B: 2 ob., fg.
Group C: vl. 1, vl. 2, vla.
Group D: cb., perc. (1 esec. - trg., tmb.picc.c.c., ptp.)
Group E: 2 cor., tr., trb.

+ 2 mobile phone
15 min

Movements, parts
1. Expozíció és "hiú ábrándok eloszlása" / Exposition and "slipping away false hopes"
2. Kidolgozás "szabadulási kísérletek" gyűrődéseivel / Development with foldings of "release attempt"
3. Historikus kollázs ("róla vagy szemüvegén keresztül") / Historic collage ("about him or through his spectacles")
4. Repríz és megváltás / Repsire and redemption

Premiere information
26 September 2013, UMZF (New Hungarian Music Forum) Composers Competition, Bartók Béla National Concert Hall, Müpa Palace of Arts, Budapest; Péter Kiss (2 trg., pf.), Symphony Orchestra of the Hungarian Radio, Gergely Vajda (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Premiere broadcasted by the Hungarian Television (Video available on
1 min. sample
1 Monochrome
Remarks, other info
Finalist composition in the Orchestral Category of the 2013 UMZF (New Hungarian Music Forum) Composers Competition in Budapest