Sandor Veress

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Sándor Veress was a Swiss composer of Hungarian origin. He was born in Kolozsvár/Klausenburg, TransylvaniaKingdom of HungaryAustro-Hungarian Empire, nowadays called Cluj-NapocaRomania, and died in Bern. The first half of his life was spent in Hungary; the second, from 1949 until his death, in Switzerland, of which he became a citizen in the last months of his life.

Veress studied and later taught at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest. Among his teachers were Zoltán Kodály, with whom he studied composition, and Béla Bartók, with whom he studied piano; as an assistant to László Lajtha he did field research on Hungarian, Transylvanian, and Moldovan folk music. Among the composers who studied under him are György LigetiGyörgy KurtágHeinz Holliger, Heinz Marti, Jürg Wyttenbach and Roland Moser. He wrote numerous chamber music pieces and symphonic works. He wrote one opera, Hangjegyek lázadása (1931).[1] Veress was awarded the Kossuth Prize in 1949 in Hungary (though as an émigré he was unable to collect this award) and the Bartók-Pásztory Prize in 1985; in Switzerland he received the Berne canton prize in 1976.

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Música Orquestal


Musica ungheresca per orchestra (1990)
Orbis tonorum per orchestra da camera (1986)
Concerto per clarinetto e orchestra per clarinetto e orchestra (1982)
Expovare per piccola orchestra (1964)
Concerto per quartetto d archi e orchestra per quartetto d archi e orchestra (1961)
Quattro danze transilvane per orchestra d archi (1958)
Concerto per violino e orchestra per violino e orchestra (1958)
Hommage a Paul klee Fantasie per 2 pianoforti e archi (1958)
Threnos per orchestra (1945)
Prima Sinfonia per orchestra (1940)

Voces e Instrumentos


Das glasklaengespiel per coro e orchestra su testi di H. Hesse (1988)
Elegie per baritono, arpa e archi su testo di Walther von der Vogelweide (1964)

Otros Ensambles Orquestales


Orbis tonorum per orchestra da camera (1986)
Quattro danze transilvane per orchestra d archi (1958)

Ensamble (10 - 19 instrumentos)


Musica concertante per 12 archi (1966)

Ensamble de Cámara (5 - 9 instrumentos)


Passacaglia concertante per oboe e archi (1961)
Concerto per pianoforte, archi e percussione per pianoforte, archi e percussione (1952)

Orquesta de Cuerdas


Concerto per quartetto d archi e orchestra per quartetto d archi e orchestra (1961)
Hommage a Paul klee Fantasie per 2 pianoforti e archi (1958)

Ensamble (Instrumentos o Voces) y Medios Electrónicos Fijos


Sancti augustini psalmus contra partem donati per basso, coro misto e orchestra (1958)
Concerto per clarinetto e orchestra per clarinetto e orchestra (1982)
Concerto per pianoforte, archi e percussione per pianoforte, archi e percussione (1952)
Concerto per quartetto d archi e orchestra per quartetto d archi e orchestra (1961)
Concerto per violino e orchestra per violino e orchestra (1958)
Das glasklaengespiel per coro e orchestra su testi di H. Hesse (1988)
Elegie per baritono, arpa e archi su testo di Walther von der Vogelweide (1964)
Expovare per piccola orchestra (1964)
Hommage a Paul klee Fantasie per 2 pianoforti e archi (1958)
Musica concertante per 12 archi (1966)
Musica ungheresca per orchestra (1990)
Orbis tonorum per orchestra da camera (1986)
Passacaglia concertante per oboe e archi (1961)
Prima Sinfonia per orchestra (1940)
Quattro danze transilvane per orchestra d archi (1958)
Sancti augustini psalmus contra partem donati per basso, coro misto e orchestra (1958)
Threnos per orchestra (1945)