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

Comments on Marc Aurel


Original / Hungarian title
Kommentárok Marcus Aureliushoz
Foreign language / English title
Comments on Marc Aurel
For 16 strings
to Frigyes Sándor and the Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra
Year of composition

String orchestra
Number of players
strings: 9 vl., 3 vla., 3 vlc., cb.
12 min

Movements, parts
1. A lélek függetlenségéről / On the independence of the soul
2. Közjáték / Interlude
3. A lélek nyugalmának megőrzéséről / On preserving the peace of soul
4. Közjáték / Interlude
5. A sokarcú lélekről / On the many faces of the soul
6. Közjáték / Interlude
7. Búcsú / Farewell

Commissioned by
Hungarian Radio
Premiere information
1973, Hungarian Radio, Budapest; Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, Frigyes Sándor (cond.)

22 May 1974, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music, Budapest; Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, Frigyes Sándor (cond.)
Publisher / Source
Editio Musica Budapest, Z. 10184
Available here!
Recording of the premiere, Hungarian Radio, 1973 - Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, Frigyes Sándor (cond.)
Hungaroton, SLPX-12122, 1980 - Liszt Ferenc Chamber Orchestra, Péter Gazda (cond.)
1 min. sample
1 Comments on Marc Aurel
Remarks, other info
After the writing "Meditation" by Marcus Aurelius