Miklós Kocsár

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
The native form of this personal name is Kocsár Miklós. This article uses Western name order when mentioning individuals.

Miklós Kocsár (born 21 December 1933) is a Hungarian composer.[1]

He was born in Debrecen, Hungary, and studied composition at the Academy of Music in Budapest with Ferenc Farkas, graduating in 1959. After completing his studies, he took a position in 1972 as Professor at the Béla Bartók Conservatory in Budapest, teaching theory and composition.

From 1974-95, he worked in Hungarian Radio. In 1973 he won the Erkel Prize.[2]

Selected works[edit]

  • Duó-Szerenád (Duo Serenade) for violin and viola (1955)
  • String Quartet (1960)
  • Szonáta szólóhegedűre (Sonata) for violin solo (1961–1991)
  • Hét változat mélyhegedűre (7 Variations) for viola solo (1983)
  • Concerto lirico for viola and orchestra (2000)

Discography[edit]

Kocsár's works have been recorded an issued on media including:

  • Miklós Kocsár: Choral Works Label: Hungaroton
  • Miklós Kocsár: Concerto in memoriam Z.H. Label: Hungaroton
  • Miklós Kocsár: Repliche Nos. 1-3 / Music of the Seasons / Songs on Poems by Lajos Kassak Label: Hungaroton
  • Miklós Kocsár: Echos Nos. 1-4 / Hollos: Ciklus / Buyanovski: 4 Improvisations for horn solo Label: Hungaroton
  • Horusitzky / Sugar, R. / Kosa / Balassa / Kocsar: Hungarian Contemporary Songs Label: Hungaroton
  • Soproni / Farkas / Kocsar / Togobickij / Vajda: Violin Sonatas and Duets Label: Hungaroton
  • Choral Works from the End of the Millennium Label: Hungaroton
  • Hungarian Contemporary Works for Flute Duet Label: Hungaroton
  • Jereb: Monography / Szekely: Rhapsody / Farkas, F.: Bucinata / Kocsar: Rhapsody / Victor: Viatrone Label: Hungaroton
  • Hungarian Contemporary Choral Works Label: Hungaroton
  • Choral Music Label: Hungaroton
  • Hungarian Contemporary Choral Anthology Label: Hungaroton
  • Cimbalom Music Label: Hungaroton
  • Miklós Kocsár: Repliche No. 2 Label: Hungaroton [3]

Kocsár has composed for film soundtracks including:

  • Csodakarikás (TV movie), 1987
  • Csontváry, 1980
  • Napraforgó, 1974
  • Az óriás, 1960[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Randel, Don Michael (2003). The Harvard dictionary of music. 
  2. ^ Hungarian music quarterly: Volumes 10-11. 1999. 
  3. ^ "Miklos Kocsar (b1933)". Retrieved 15 February 2011. 
  4. ^ IMDB listing