Zoltan Szabó & Katalin Juhász
The Folk Music of Hungarian Herdsmen:
Aerophone Folk Music Instruments in the Carpathian Basin
Zoltán Szabó is an ethnographer and folk musician. He has worked at the Hungarian Ethnographical Museum with sheperd objects and the music instrument collections, organized a major exhibition, and published widely on the topic. He himself is an accomplished musician who plays several kinds of aerophone instruments typical of shepherd culture. Katalin Juhász is an ethnographer and folk singer. She has been collecting and singing Hungarian folk music since 1980 and conducted research on lullabies, the history of folk songs, international connections of Hungarian ballads, and the connection between folk music and poetry. Together, Zoltán Szabó and Katalin Juhász have recorded several albums and performed live, on TV, and on radio in more than 15 countries. More information: www.zeneszokep.hu
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