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Muzsikás is a Hungarian musical group playing mainly folk music of Hungary and other countries and peoples of the region. Established in 1973, it has also played works by classical composers, especially Béla Bartók, who himself collected folk tunes. In 1993 the group recorded Máramaros - The Lost Jewish Music of Transylvania, bring back previously unknown music that had been lost in the Holocaust. The group has recorded many 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.

Members

The group's core members are:

Permanent guests are:

  • Márta Sebestyén - vocal, flute, tilinko
  • Zoltán Farkas – choreography, dance, percussion
  • Ildikó Tóth - choreography, dance

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

Discography

  • Living Hungarian Folk Music I. MUZSIKÁS (Hungaroton Gong)
  • Muzsikás Kettő (Munich Records)
  • It is not like it used to be (Hungaroton Gong)
  • Márta Sebestyén and Muzsikás (Hannibal/Ryko)
  • The Prisoner's Song (Hannibal/Ryko)
  • Blues for Transylvania (Hannibal/Ryko)
  • Maramaros, the Lost Jewish Music (Hannibal/Ryko)
  • Morning Star (Hannibal/Ryko)
  • The Bartók Album (Hannibal/Ryko)
  • Live at the Liszt Academy (Muzsikás)

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