Music Catalog

In addition to the catalog below, Zádor’s works are found in the Fleisher Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia, the Indiana University Music Library, the New York Library of the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center, and many other libraries worldwide. The UCLA Research Library has the largest Zádor collection, including the composer’s correspondence and pencil manuscripts. Duplication of scores from this archive may be possible with permission of the copyright holders.

OPERA

X-Mal Rembrandt, 1929
Libretto: Kamilla Palfy-Waniek
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./3.3.4.0./timp./perc.(2)/hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 30 minutes
Universal Edition

Dornröschens Erwachung, 1931
Libretto: Kamilla Palfy-Waniek
Universal Edition

Azra, 1936
Libretto: Viktor Lanyi and Ernö Szép
Piano-vocal score
Duration: c. 90 minutes
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The Magic Chair, 1965
Libretto: George Jellinek
Piano-vocal score
Duration: c. 30 minutes
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The Virgin and the Fawn, 1965
Libretto: Basil Swift
Instrumentation: 2 (or 1) piano (harmonium may be used for the second piano)
Duration: c. 20 minutes
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The Scarlet Mill, 1967
Libretto: George Jellinek
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./3.3.3.0./timp./perc./cimb./thrm./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 95 minutes
UCLA Research Library, Special Collections
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Christopher Columbus, revised version, 1970
Libretto: Archduke Josef Franz, translation by Josepha Checkova
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.3./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp./pno./cel./org./strings
Duration: c. 53 minutes
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The Inspector General, revised version, 1971

Based on the play by Gogol, translation by George Mead
Instrumentation: 2.1.2.1./2.2.2.0./timp./perc./pno./acc./strings
Duration: c. 90 minutes
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Yehu, 1974
Libretto: Anna Edgud
2.1.1.1./2.2.1.0./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 30 minutes
Carl Fischer

ORCHESTRA

Variations on Hungarian Folksong, 1919

Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3./4.3.3.1/timp./perc./hp.(2)/pno./strings
Duration: c. 12 minutes
Ries & Erler

Rhapsodie für grosses Orchester, 1930

Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3./4.3.3.1./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 20 minutes
Universal Edition

Sinfonia Technica, 1931
Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3./4.4.4.(4.ad lib.)1/perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 20 minutes
Universal Edition

Rondo, 1933
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./3.2.3.0./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 15 minutes
Universal Edition

Ungarisches Capriccio, 1935

Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.2.3.0./timp./perc./strings
Duration: c. 10 minutes
Schott

Dance Symphony (Tanzsymphonie), 1937

Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 23 minutes
Schott

Csárdás Rhapsody, 1939

Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./strings
Duration: c. 8 minutes
Fleisher Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia

Tarantella Scherzo, 1942
Instrumentation: 2 (picc.)3.3.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp.(2)/pno./strings
Duration: c. 12 minutes
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Biblical Triptych, 1943

Instrumentation: 3.2.3.3./4.3.3.1./timp.+2/pno./hp./strings
Duration: c. 20 minutes
MAAI
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Elegie and Dance, 1954
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1/timp.+2/pno./hp./strings
Duration: c. 13 minutes
MAAI
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Fugue Fantasia, 1958

Instrumentation: 3.2.3.3./4.4.3.1./timp./perc./strings
Duration: c. 11 minutes
Kunzelmann

Children’s Symphony, 1960

Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./2.2.0.1./timp./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 13 minutes
G.Schirmer

Elegie, 1960
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./4.0.3.0./timp./hp./strings
Duration: c. 8 minutes
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Scherzo, 1960
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.4.3.1./timp+3, perc./strings
Duration: c. 5 minutes
MAAI
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Christmas Overture, 1961

Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 8 minutes
G.Schirmer

Rhapsody for Orchestra, 1961
Instrumentation: 3.2.3.3./4.4.3.1./timp./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 11 minutes
Kunzelmann

In Memoriam, 1962
Instrumentation: 3.2.3.3./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 4 minutes
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Variations on a Merry Theme, 1964
Instrumentation: 3.2.3.3./4.4.3.1./timp./perc./pno./strings
Duration: c. 18 minutes
G.Schirmer

Festival Overture, 1964

Instrumentation: 3.2.3.3./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 10 minutes
G.Schirmer

Five Contrasts for Orchestra, 1965

Instrumentation: 3.2.3.3./4.4.3.1./timp./perc./cel./mar. or vibra (opt)/acc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 20 minutes
Kunzelmann

Dance Overture, 1965
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./pno./strings
Duration: c. 9 minutes
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Aria and Allegro, 1966

Instrumentation: 0.0.0.0./4.3.3.0/strings
Duration: c. 9 minutes
MCA Universal / European American Music Distributors Company

Celebration Music, 1968
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 8 minutes
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Studies for Orchestra, 1970

Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc.(5)/hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 24 minutes
MCA Universal / European American Music Distributors Company

Fantasy on Themes from The Inspector General, 1973
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./3.3.3.0./timp./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 12 minutes
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Hungarian Scherzo, 1975
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 7 minutes
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STRING ORCHESTRA

Divertimento for Strings, 1955

Instrumentation: strings
Duration: c. 17 minutes
Schott

ORCHESTRA WITH NARRATOR

The Remarkable Adventures of Henry Bold, 1963
Text by Basil Swift
Instrumentation: 3.3.2.3./3.3.3.0./timp./perc./hp./pno./org./acn./strings
Duration: 15 minutes
G.Schirmer

ARRANGEMENTS FOR ORCHESTRA

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The Bee (Schubert)
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./3.2.0.0./timp./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 1 minute

Gypsy Rondo (Haydn)
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./2.2.3.0./timp./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 3 minutes

Hora Staccato ((Dinicu, Heifetz)
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 8 minutes

Hungarian Rhapsody (Liszt)
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./pno.solo/strings
Duration: c. 15 minutes

Liebestraum (Liszt)
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.2.3.1./timp./perc./hp./strings
Duration: c. 5 minutes

Prelude and Fugue in F Minor (Bach)
Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3./4.3.3.1./timp./strings
Duration: c. 10 minutes

Prelude in C# Minor (Rachmaninoff)
Instrumentation: 3.3.3.3./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./pno.solo/strings
Duration: c. 5 minutes

CHAMBER MUSIC

Suite for Brass Instruments, 1961

Instrumentation: 0.0.0.0./4.4.3.1.
Duration: c. 12 minutes
Kunzelmann

Suite for Eight Celli, 1966
UCLA Research Library, Special Collections
Duration: c. 14 minutes
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Brass Quintet, 1973
Instrumentation: 2 trumpets, horn, trombone, bass trombone
Duration: c. 17 minutes
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SOLO INSTRUMENT WITH ORCHESTRA

Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra, 1966
Instrumentation: 2.2.2.2./2.2.0.0./timp./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 14 minutes
MCA Universal / European American Music Distributors Company

Rhapsody for Cimbalom and Orchestra, 1969

Instrumentation: 1.0.1.0/1.1.0.0./strings
Duration: c. 12 minutes
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Fantasia Hungarica for Contrabass and Orchestra, 1970
Instrumentation: 2.1.2.2./4.2.0.0./timp./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 9 minutes
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Music for Clarinet and Strings, 1970
Instrumentation: clarinet solo/strings
Duration: c. 13 minutes
Kunzelmann

Duo Fantasy, 1972
Instrumentation: 2 celli/timp./hp./strings
Duration: c. 16 minutes
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Suite for Horn, Strings and Percussion, 1972
Instrumentation: horn solo/perc./strings
Duration: c. 22 minutes
Kunzelmann

Concerto for Oboe and String Orchestra, 1975

Instrumentation: oboe solo/strings
Duration: c. 15 minutes
G.Schirmer

PIANO REDUCTIONS

Concerto for Trombone and Orchestra, 1967
Reduction for trombone and piano
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Music for Clarinet and Strings, 1970
Reduction for clarinet and piano
Edition Kunzelmann

Fantasia Hungarica, 1970
Reduction for contrabass and piano
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Suite for Horn, Strings and Percussion, 1972
Reduction for horn and piano
Edition Kunzelmann (PE.GMO261)

Duo Fantasy, 1972
Reduction for two celli and piano

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SOLO VOICES, CHORUS AND ORCHESTRA

The Judgement, 1974
3 Solo Voices, Women’s Chorus, Brass Ensemble, Percussion
Text: Patrick Mahoney
Instrumentation: 0.0.0.0./3.3.3.0./timp./perc.
Duration: c. 12 minutes
UCLA Research Library, Special Collections
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Song of the Nymph Called Echo, 1975
Soprano and Women’s Chorus with Piano
Text: Anna Egyud
Duration: c. 5 minutes
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SOLO VOICE AND ORCHESTRA

Emlék (We Two) for Soprano and Orchestra
Text: Josepha Checkova
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./2.2.0.0./timp./perc,/fp./strings
Duration: c. 4 minutes
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Five Songs for Soprano and String Orchestra with Percussion
Instrumentation: perc./strings
Duration: c. 15 minutes
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Cain, Melodrama for Baritone and Orchestra, 1976
Text: original poem by Rupert Hughes
Instrumentation: 3.2.2.2./4.3.3.1./timp./perc./hp./pno./strings
Duration: c. 15 minutes
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CHORUS

Cantata Technica and Scherzo Domestico for Full Chorus of Mixed Voice, 1961
Duration: c. 11 minutes
Fleisher Collection, Free Library of Philadelphia

Three Rondells for Women’s Chorus, 1962

Text: Henry Reese
Duration: c. 12 minutes
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Triptych—Three Chorales for Mixed Chorus, 1965
Text: Basil Swift
Duration: c. 12 minutes
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INSTRUMENTAL MUSIC

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Berceuse (for violin and piano)

Lullaby for French Horn and Piano

Etude (for piano)

Romanc (for cello and piano)

Bagatellen in Jazz (for piano)

SONGS

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Emlék
lyrics in Hungarian, German and English

Night Rain

lyrics in Hungarian, German and English

Stürmische Nacht

lyrics in Hungarian, German and English

Lullaby

lyrics in English

Song to the Memory of an Angel
lyrics in English

Song of the Nymph Called Echo
lyrics in English

Lullaby to Peter, lyrics in English

Silence
lyrics in English