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

Transcription - Sándor Szokolay: Devout Songs


Original / Hungarian title
Átirat - Szokolay Sándor: Áhitatos énekek
Foreign language / English title
Transcription - Sándor Szokolay: Devout Songs
For String Orchestra
Year of composition

String orchestra
strings: vl. 1, vl. 2, vla., vlc., cb.
Movements, parts
1. Uram, te nagy haragodban / Lord, in your great anger
2. Jézus nevére / In the name of Jesus
3. Alleluja / Halleluia

Commissioned by
Budapest-Highlands Chamber Orchestra
Premiere information
14 December 2011, 14th Concert-Cycle of New Hungarian Compositions, Fészek Artists´ Club, Budapest; Budapest-Highlands Chamber Orchestra, Géza Gémesi (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Kortárs Zeneműkiadó (Contemporary Music Publisher)
Hungarian Radio (Live recording of the premiere. Available at