Universal Edition - Zoltán Kodály – Theater-Ouverture

Zoltán Kodály

Zoltán Kodály

Year of composition: 1927
Subtitle: originally for "Háry János"
Scored for: for orchestra
Composer: Zoltán Kodály
Instrumentation: 3 2 2 2 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc, pno, str
Instrumentation details:
1st flute
2nd flute
3rd flute (+picc)
1st oboe
2nd oboe
1st clarinet in Bb
2nd clarinet in Bb
1st bassoon
2nd bassoon
1st horn in F
2nd horn in F
3rd horn in F
4th horn in F
1st trumpet in C
2nd trumpet in C
3rd trumpet in C
1st trombone
2nd trombone
3rd trombone
bass tuba
violin I
violin II
Remarks: This overture was composed after the Budapest performances of the singspiel "Háry János".
Duration: 12′
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World Première

Location: Musikverein Wien / Austria
Date: 1932
Orchestra: Wiener Symphoniker
Conductor: Robert Heger
Remarks: Die Uraufführung fand zwischen 25. April und Ende Juni statt und wurde wahrscheinlich von den Wiener Symphonikern aufgeführt

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