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

Sopra canti diversi


Original / Hungarian title
Sopra canti diversi
Foreign language / English title
Sopra canti diversi
For string quartet
Year of composition

Chamber Music
Number of players
strings: vl. 1, vl. 2, vla., vlc.
5 min

Movements, parts
1. Kolinda / Colinda
2. Hóesés Brassóban / Snowfall in Brasov
3. Repülj, madár, repülj - pentaton dal / Fly, bird, fly - Pentatonic song

Commissioned by
Géza Szőcs Hungarian Government Commissioner of the EXPO 2015
Premiere information
9 July 2015, "Expo in Cittá", Puccini Concert Hall, Conservatory Milan, Italy; Kelemen Quartet
Publisher / Source
Remarks, other info
Based on a Hungarian folk song collected by László Lajtha in 1911

Composed for the EXPO 2015 in Milan after the composition "The Flow of the Danube" by the young Béla Bartók

See also original version:
Sopra canti diversi