László Lajtha

Film Music · Filmzene

 

 

HORTOBÁGY Op. 21 (1935)

Music for the film of the same title, directed by George Hoellering, screenplay by

Zsigmond Móricz, BW, 97 minutes. (Release: 1936, American release: 1940 as Life

on the Hortobagy)

Soundtrack cond. by Viktor Vaszy

The entire version (manuscript) consists of six movements, as follows.

 

 I.

 Andante

 II.

 Galopp. Presto molto

 III.

 Allegretto

 IV.

 Vihar [Storm]. Presto

 V.

 Andante

 VI.

 Andante molto
 Setting: 2 fl. (II. anche picc.), ob., c. ing., cl., cl. b., 2 fg., 2 cor., tr., arpa,
  3 timp., ptti., tamburo, gran cassa, trg., tam-tam, archi
 Duration: 50'
 WP: 1936, London and Paris
 Unpublished (© Ildikó Lajtha)
 See also: HORTOBÁGY pour Orchestre Op. 21(a) (1935). Suite from the film music in two movements.

 

 

MURDER IN THE CATHEDRAL Op. 45(a) (1948)

Music for the film of the same title, directed by George Hoellering, written by

Thomas Stearns Eliot & George Hoellering, BW, 97 minutes. (Release: 1952).

Soundtrack by the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, cond. by Sir Adrian Boult,

Renaissance Singers, cond. by Michael Howard

 

 Including Symphony No. 3 Op. 45,
  Quintet No. 2 Op. 46,

Variations pour Orchestre Op. 44

 WP: 1. 1951, Venice, Film Festival
  2. (Overseas premiere) 25 March 1952, New York

 

 

SHAPES AND FORMS Op. 48 (1949)

ALAKOK ÉS FORMÁK

Music for the film the film of the same title, directed by George Hoellering,

music cond. by Mátyás Seiber

 

 Unpublished  (Lost manuscript)
 Note:  A vailable from the Hungarian Film Institute.

 

 

KÖVEK, VÁRAK EMBEREK [without Opus number] (1955)

STONES, CASTLES, MEN

Soundtrack of the film of the same title directed by István Szőts

Unpublished

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