Four Songs for Children

Children’s choir and piano, commissioned by conductor Esther Vető Hargittai (GB)

I. Pussycat, pussycat (duration: 1 min.)
II. Lovely evening (duration: 1 min. 30 sec.)
III. Soft kitten (duration: 1 min. 30 sec.)
IV. Slowly slowly (duration: 1 min.)

Bagatelles Of Koncsol

Original title:
KONCSOLI BAGATELLEK

The 6-movement composition reflects on the poet László Koncsol’s book Bagatelles. The content of the poems, in contrast to the light mood of bagatelle form and the simple lyric, touches on serious themes. This inner tension also characterizes the mood of every movements.

PARTS

I. 102. (Wild Animals) – duration:
II. 27. (Mr. Parkinson)
III. 70. (My Future)
IV. 1. (Idyll)
V. 69. (Farwell)
VI. 45. (The Spirit)

First preformed:

15.05.2019.
Marble chamber of the Hungarian Radio
Krisztina Fejes, piano
László Onczay, violoncello

Round and round and round and round

Reflections for two Purcell act

for music school students

2 violins
Piano
Violoncello

Duration: 4 min 30 sec

 

Songs of innocence

2 pieces for children’s choir and piano, commissioned by the British Kodály Academy in 2017

Lyrics by William BLAKE

I. Spring, Laughing Song (3 min 15 sec)
II. Cradle Song (4 min.)

Three Songs for Children

Easy Children’s choir pieces for choir and piano, commissioned by conductor Esther Vető Hargittai (GB).
The lyrics are well-known nursery rhymes.

PARTS

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III.

Old Picture of Mother

Chamber cantata for soprano solo , viola, cello and piano. At the request and presentation of opera singer Éva Bátori.

The 7 movements are based on poems by Dezső Kosztolányi and by Zsófia’s mother Judit Tallér. Her mother was a harpist, but she also wrote poetry in her early years. She died in 1994, at the age of 49. Zsófia was also 49 years old when she composed this piece to commemorate her mother.

Leander and Linseed piano pieces

Original title: Meserészletek zongorára, két és négy kézre

1. Kobold ének (Goblin song) – duration: 30 sec
2. Bogyó keringő (Bogyo’s waltz) – duration: 1 min
3. Lenszirom hiszti ( Linseed’s anger) – duration: 30 sec
4. Csijjegés és csújjogás (Cawing) – duration: 20 sec
5. Kerál keserv (King’s lament) – duration: 1 min 10 sec
6. Lenszirom bánat (Linseed’s sorrow) – duration: 1 min 30 sec
7. Kerálné öröm (Queen’s joy) – duration: 1 min 10 sec
8. Bögöl düh (Fury of the wasp) – duration: 2 min

Kippkopp and Tipptopp

Original title:

Kippkopp és Tipptopp (zongoradarab-sorozat gyerekeknek)

Piano piece series for children

Based on the tale of Veronika Marék.

Published by Vivandra Books

Heavenly troubles – earthly pleasures

Original title:

Égi gondok – Földi örömök

songs for soprano with piano accompaniment

 

First preformed by Csilla Boross at the 18th MiniFestival (Festival of contemporary music)