The Miraculous Mandarin (Bartók, Béla)



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Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1927. Plate W. Ph. V. 304
Reprinted New York: Boosey & Hawkes, 1955.
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For Piano 4 Hands (Bartók)

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Editor First edition
Publisher. Info. Vienna: Universal Edition, 1925. Plate U.E. 7706.
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General Information

Work Title The Miraculous Mandarin
Alternative. Title A csodálatos mandarin
Der Wunderbare Mandarin
Composer Bartók, Béla
Opus/Catalogue NumberOp./Cat. No. Op.19 ; Sz.73
Movements/SectionsMov'ts/Sec's 1 act
Year/Date of CompositionY/D of Comp. 1918-24
First Performance. 1926-11-27, Cologne
Average DurationAvg. Duration 30 minutes
Composer Time PeriodComp. Period Early 20th century
Piece Style Early 20th century
Instrumentation orchestra
3 flutes (2nd and 3rd also piccolo), 3 oboes (3rd also English horn),
3 clarinets (B/A) (2nd also D clarinet, 1st and 3rd also E/bass clarinets (B)/A),
3 bassoons (3rd also contrabassoon)
4 horns (F) (3rd and 4th also Wagner tubas), 3 trumpets (C), 3 trombones, tuba, bass tuba
timpani, snare drum, tenor drum, bass drum, cymbals
triangle, tam-tam, xylophone, celesta,
piano, organ, choir, harp, strings
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Misc. Comments

Pantomime ballet based on a story by Melchior Lengyel (1880–1974).