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Muzsikás

Muzsikás (2012)

Muzsikás is a Hungarian musical group playing mainly folk music of Hungary and other countries and peoples of the region.[1] Established in 1973, it has also played works by classical composers, especially Béla Bartók, who himself collected folk tunes. The group has recorded other albums and, since 1978, has toured regularly around the world.

The group's collaboration with the noted singer Márta Sebestyén has produced a string of highly regarded recordings. The traditional Hungarian folk song "Szerelem, Szerelem", performed by Muzsikas featuring Márta Sebestyén, featured in the movie The English Patient (1996). Three of their songs are used in the anime film Only Yesterday by Studio Ghibli: "Teremtés" ("Creation"), "Hajnali nóta" ("Morning Song"), and "Fuvom az énekem" ("I Sing My Song").[2] The group is mentioned by the main protagonists, while the songs play in the background in a prolonged dialogue about the benefits of a natural environment and rural life.

Members

The group's core members are:

Permanent guests are:

  • Márta Sebestyén – vocal, flute, tilinko[1]
  • Zoltán Farkas – choreography, dance, percussion
  • Ildikó Tóth – choreography, dance

The group also plays regularly with a range of other musicians and groups.

Discography

Albums
  • Living Hungarian Folk Music I. MUZSIKÁS (Hungaroton Gong)
  • Márta Sebestyén and Muzsikás (Hannibal/Ryko), 1987
  • The Prisoner's Song (Hannibal/Ryko), 1991
  • Blues for Transylvania (Hannibal/Ryko), 1991
  • Maramaros, the Lost Jewish Music (Hannibal/Ryko), 1993
  • Muzsikás Kettő (Munich Records), 1995
  • It is not like it used to be (Hungaroton Gong), 2001
  • Morning Star (Hannibal/Ryko), 2003
  • The Bartók Album (Hannibal/Ryko), 2004
  • Live at the Liszt Academy (Muzsikás)
Compilations
  • Fly Bird, Fly - The very best of Muzsikás (Demon Music Group Ltd), 2011
Contributing artist

References

  1. ^ a b c d e Colin Larkin, ed. (1992). The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music (First ed.). Guinness Publishing. p. 1787. ISBN 0-85112-939-0.
  2. ^ "CD // Only Yesterday". Nausicaa.net. Retrieved 30 September 2021.


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