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

Ten Etudes


Original / Hungarian title
Tíz etűd
Foreign language / English title
Ten Etudes
For youth string orchestra
Year of composition

String orchestra
Number of players
strings: 5 vl. 1, 4 vl. 2, 4 vla./vl., 3 vlc., cb. (ad lib.)
15 min

Movements, parts
1. Contrasts
2. Melody with Accompaniments I.
3. Martelé and Legato
4. Filigree Work
5. Small Canon
6. Imitations
7. Pizzicato
8. Five-eight Meter
9. Suspensions
10. Melody with Accompaniments II.

Commissioned by
The Music Foundation of the Hungarian People´s Republic
Premiere information
1964, Budapest; Óbuda Youth Orchestra, Ottó Till (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Editio Musica Budapest © 1968, Z. 5304
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