Mátyás Seiber

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An immigrant from Hungary, Mátyás Seiber influenced a generation of mid-twentieth century English composers with his lyrical, continental style of composition and skill as a teacher. Greatly affected…
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Composition Highlights

Title Year Avg. Duration Genre
French Folk Songs (4) for voice & guitar Vocal Music
Easy Dances, for piano, 4 hands 1932 Keyboard
Fragments (3) from 'A Portrait of the artist as a young man,' for speaker, chorus & instrumental ensemble 1956 Miscellaneous (Classical)
Serenade for 2 clarinets, 2 bassoon & 2 horns 1923 Chamber Music
Improvisation for oboe & piano 1957 Chamber Music
String Quartet No. 3 ("Quartetto lirico") 1948 Chamber Music
Concertino for clarinet & string orchestra 1928 Concerto
Foxtrott Miscellaneous (Classical)
Pastorale, for recorder, violin, viola & cello 1941 Chamber Music
Permutazioni à Cinque, for wind quintet 1958 Chamber Music
The Owl and the Pussy-Cat, for voice, violin & guitar 1957 Vocal Music
Andantino Pastorale, for clarinet Chamber Music
Work(s) Miscellaneous (Classical)
Sonata da camera for violin & cello 1925 Chamber Music
Le Rossignol, for voice & guitar Vocal Music
Jazzolette for orchestra No. 1 1929 Orchestral
J'ai descendu, for voice & guitar Vocal Music
More Nonsense, for soprano, clarinet, bass clarinet, violin & guitar 1946 Vocal Music
Jazzolette for orchestra No. 2 1932 Orchestral
String Quartet No. 2 Chamber Music
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