László Lajtha

Sacred Works · Egyházi művek

 

 

MOTET Op. 8  (1926.)

pour chant (mezzo-soprano, contralto ou baryton)

avec accompagnement de piano ou d’orgue

for voice (Ms, Ca or Bar, accompanied by piano or organ)

to texts from the Holy Bible

in Hungarian, French, German

 

  (Molto moderato)
  Le livre de Job XIV. 5

I. Chroniques XXIX. 15

Psaume CIX. 23

 Duration: 6'20 [according to the note in the manuscript]
 WP: 21 February 1968, Budapest
  Judit Sándor–Ms, Lóránt Szűcs–pf
 Published by Alphonse Leduc et Cie © 1934 (A. L. 18.712)

 

 

MISSA IN TONO PHRYGIO Op. 50 (1950)

”MISSA IN DIEBUS TRIBULATIONIS”

for four-part mixed choir and orchestra

Text in Latin

 

 I.

 Kyrie

 II.

 Gloria

 III.

 Credo. Maestoso

 IV.

 Sanctus

 V.

 Agnus Dei
 Setting: coro misto — 2 fl. (II. anche picc.), 2 ob., 2 cl., 2 fg (II. anche cfg.),
  2 tr., 3 trb., tuba, arpa, cel., cmpli., camp., archi,
 Duration: 45:12 [based on Hungaroton HCD 31833]
 WP: 9 September 1957, Budapest, Hungarian Radio
  Symphony Orchestra and Choir of the Hungarian Radio,

cond. by Zoltán Vásárhelyi

 Published by Alphonse Leduc & Cie © 1964 (A. L. 20.815)
 LP: Radioton SLPX 31388 (6 November 1989)
  King St. Stephen Oratorio Choir, Symphony Orchestra of the King

Stephen I. Grammar School, cond. by Kálmán Záborszky

 CD: Hungaroton HCD 31833 (1999)
  King St. Stephen Oratorio Choir, King St. Stephen Symphony

Orchestra, cond. by Kálmán Záborszky

Total time = 45:12 (7:21+­10:51+­ 13:38+­5:40+­7:42)

 Radio: 1. Hungarian Radio, 13 June 1957
  Hungarian Radio and Television Choir, Budapest Symphony

Orchestra, cond. by Zoltán Vásárhelyi

Total time = 46:55

2. Hungarian Radio, 6 November 1989

King St. Stephen Oratorio Choir, King St. Stephen Symphony

Orchestra, cond. by Kálmán Záborszky

Total time 45:00

 

 

MISSA Op. 54 (1952)

pro choro mixto et organo

[for mixed choir and organ]

Text in Latin

 

 Dedication:  “In Memoriam Alphonse Leduc (1878–1951)”

 I.

 Kyrie. Moderato

 II.

 Gloria

 III.

 Credo

 IV.

 Sanctus. Adagio

 V.

 Agnus
 Duration: 26'30
 WP: 1953, Paris, Radiodiffusion Française
  La Chorale de Rhené Alix
 Published by Alphonse Leduc & Cie © 1952 (A. L. 20977)
 Radio: Hungarian Radio, 11 April 1988
  Hungarian Radio and Television Choir, Endre Virág–org,

cond. by Ferenc Sapszon

Total time = 28:40

 

 

MAGNIFICAT Op. 60 (1954)

pour choeur de femmes et orgue

for upper voices (S. I., S. II., A.) and organ

Text from the Holy Bible in Latin

 

   

(Lent mais quand męme allant)

 Dedication: “á Marguerite G. et ses petites soeurs”
 Duration: 14:00 [based on CD-A 941]
 WP: 1957, Budapest
  Cond. by Miklós Forrai
 Published by Alphonse Leduc & Cie © 1955 (A. L. 21370)
 LP: Hungaroton SLPX 11965
 CD: 1. Hungaroton HCD 31453 (1991). Győr Girls’ Choir,
  László Hoffmann–org, cond. by Miklós Szabó. Total time = 15:45

2. CD-A 941 (May 1994)

Angelica Girls’s Choir, Péter Sirák–org, cond. by Zsuzsanna Gráf

Total time = 14:00

 Radio: Hungarian Radio, 3 July 1972
  HVDSZ Erzsébet Szilágyi Female Choir, Ferenc Gergely–org,

cond. by Mária Katanics

Total time = 14:20

 

 

TROIS HYMNES POUR LA SAINTE VIERGE Op. 65 (1958)

for upper voices (S., A.) and organ

 

 Dedication:  “á Mademoiselle Nadia Boulanger”

 I.

 Anonymus Zagrabiensis: Sequentia de Virgine Maria. Lent

 II.

 Anonymus Gallicus: Prosella Mariana.

 III.

 Petrus Cardinalis Pázmány: Canticum de Magna Hungariae Regina.
   Trés calme et souple
 Duration: 14:52 [based on Hungaroton HCD 31453]
 WP: (Part I & II) 28 April 1962, Potsdam (USA)
  Choir of State University College, James Autenrith–org.,

cond. by Nadia Boulanger

 Published by Alphonse Leduc et Cie © 1964 (A. L. 23.359)
 LP: Hungaroton SLPX 11965
 CD: Hungaroton HCD 31453 (1991)
  Girls’ Choir of Győr, László Hoffmann–org, cond. by Miklós Szabó

Total time = 14:52 (= 4:04+­5:20+­5:28)

 Radio: 1. Hungarian Radio, 20 September 1986
  Girls’ Choir of Győr, László Hoffmann–org, cond. by Miklós Szabó

(4:05+­5:20+­5:30)

2. Hungarian Radio, 11 April 1988

Hungarian Radio and Television Choir, Endre Virág–org,

cond. by Ferenc Sapszon

Total time = 13:40

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