Tag: #instrumental

Zoord

Foto: Mihály Bakó With the Jew’s harp as the focal point, Zoord plays high energy, shamanic dance music inspired by traditional Transylvanian motifs, ethno and organic trance, with a trace of electronic, and accompanied by heavy drums and emotive violin. They’ve appeared on many a world music stage at major…

¡Nosnach

Minimal tango from New York to Odessa, Eastern-European chanson, a fusion of French, Jewish, Argentinian, Balkan and circus music peppered with experimental, contemporary and improvised elements: Adam and Endre don’t mess around. They take their audience off the beaten path, while trying to surprise each other every step of the…

Dresch String Quartet

The name Mihály Dresch is legendary. He creates a unique musical world by blending jazz and Hungarian folk music. In this newest formation, however, the other members are young, virtuoso folk musicians instead of jazz musicians. Their music is unconfined and goes beyond the boundaries of musical genres. horvath@fono.hu //+3630…

Félix Lajkó

Foto: Gábor Erdélyi The unique music of this violin virtuoso and composer from Voivodina is captivating whether he’s solo, in a band, or collaborating, for example, with VOLOSI. He has composed music for film and ballet, has led world music charts, as well as Songlines magazine’s ‘Top of the World’…

Bajkó

Foto: Bezzeg Photography The band’s combined use of violin, viola, bass, cimbalom, accordion and all the members’ voices creates a truly dynamic sound. Bajkó regularly takes their energetic performances to the concert stage, as well as dance houses. They strive to share only the most authentic music gathered from all…

Berka

Formed in 2008, Berka band is one of the youngest and most spirited formations playing folk music from the Csángó people, ethnic Hungarians living in the Romanian region of Moldavia. Their repertoire includes well-known Moldavian tunes as well as some forgotten gems from remote villages, often described as evoking a…