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
For organ, Hammond organ and orchestra
in memoriam Pierre Boulez
Year of composition

org., Hammond org. - 3 fl. (III anche picc.), 3 ob. (III anche, 3 cl. (III anche cl.b.), sax.t.,, 3 fg. - 4 cor., 3 tr., 3 trb., tuba - 2 timp. (anche ptto. china on timp.) ), perc. (3 esec. - I: timp., campli., 2 crot., camp., trg., ptti. a2, ptto., ptto. china, 5 gong, 2 maracas - II: timp., vibr., 2 crot., camp., ptto., ptto. china, 5 gong, 2 metal tube, 2 maracas - III: timp., 3 crot., camp., ptto., trg., ptto. china on timp., 5 gong, tam-tam, 2 maracas) - cel. - strings: 6 vl., 6 vla., 6 vlc.,·4 cb.
35 min

Movements, parts
1. Expansion
2. Multiversum
3. Time and Space

Commissioned by
ElbPhilharmonie Hamburg, Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra, Kölner Philharmonie (KölnMusik), Center for Fine Arts (BOZAR) Brussels, Müpa Budapest, Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, Philharmonie de Paris, Seoul Philharmonic Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra and
Premiere information
10 October 2017, Elbphilharmonie, Hamburg; Iveta Apkalna, László Fassang (Hammond org.), Concertgebouw Orchestra, Péter Eötvös (cond.)

14 October 2017, CAFe Budapest Contemporary Art Festival, Bartók Béla National Concert Hall, MÜPA-Palace of Arts, Budapest; Iveta Apkalna, László Fassang (org.), Concertgebouw Orchestra, Péter Eötvös (cond.) (Hungarian premiere)
Publisher / Source
Schott Music GmbH © 2017, 58329 (on rental)
Available here!
CD RCO18009, 2017 - Iveta Apkalna (org.), László Fassang (Hammond org.), Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam, Péter Eötvös (cond.)
Video recording, 2017 - Iveta Apkalna (org.), László Fassang (Hammond org.), Frankfurt Radio Symphony, Péter Eötvös (cond.) (Available on
1 min. sample
1 1. Expansion
2 2. Multiversum
3 3. Time and Space
Remarks, other info
Composed: 2015 - 2016