4 Miniatures (Szalkai, Balázs)

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Szali (2016/5/8)

Performers Nagykanizsa Symphonic Orchestra
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Sheet Music

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General Information

Work Title 4 miniatures
Alternative. Title
Composer Szalkai, Balázs
Key Atonal
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 4 movements
I. Prelude
II. Snake charmer
III. Song and dance
IV. Shaman dance
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 2005
First Performance. 2005
First Publication. 2016
Average DurationAvg. Duration 5 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Modern
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation Orchestra: piccolo, 2 flutes, 2 oboes, English horn, 2 clarinets (B), bass clarinet (B), 2 bassoons, contrabassoon
4 horns, 2 trumpets, 3 trombones, tuba
2 timpani, cymbal, snare drum, tambourine, gong, glockenspiel, tubular bells, strings

Misc. Comments

  • The title "4 miniatures" refers both to the relative shortness of the pieces (especially when compared to the size of the orchestra) and also to the minimalistic, primitive character of the music.