Béla Bartók: The Miraculous Mandarin

  • for orchestra
  • concert version
  • 3 3 3 3 - 4 3 3 1 - timp, perc(6), hp, cel, pno, org, str
  • Duration: 21’
  • Instrumentation details:
    1st flute
    2nd flute (+2ndpicc)
    3rd flute (+1stpicc)
    1st oboe
    2nd oboe
    3rd oboe (+c.a)
    1st clarinet in Bb (+cl(A))
    2nd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A)
    cl(Eb))
    3rd clarinet in Bb (+cl(A)
    bass cl(Bb))
    1st bassoon
    2nd bassoon
    3rd bassoon (+cbsn)
    1st horn in F
    2nd horn in F (+t.tuba(Bb))
    3rd horn in F
    4th horn in F (+t.tuba(Bb))
    1st trumpet in C
    2nd trumpet in C
    3rd trumpet in C
    1st trombone
    2nd trombone
    3rd trombone
    bass tuba
    timpani
    xylophone (+tr)
    cymbal
    tam-tam
    snare drum
    tenor drum
    bass drum
    celesta
    harp
    piano
    organ
    violin I
    violin II
    viola
    violoncello
    double bass
  • Composer: Béla Bartók
  • Editor: Peter Bartók

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The Miraculous Mandarin
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Next performances

World première

Location:
Budapest (HU)
Date:
15.10.1928
Conductor:
Ernst von Dohnányi

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