Tag: László Hortobágyi

UNEARTHING THE MUSIC: Sound and Creative Experimentation in Non-democratic Europe

László Hortobágyi – “Sygnus Synth Season” (1975-1978)

Hungarian musician and musicologist László Hortobágyi was born in 1950 in Budapest, where he still resides today. An explorer and scholar of music and sounds from all over the world, he first visited North India in 1967 in order to learn instruments such as the rudra-vina, sitar, surbahar and the tabla, but also to record music …

Miklós Dolinszky interviews László Hortobágyi (April 2003)

Hungarian musician and musicologist László Hortobágyi was born in 1950 in Budapest, where he still resides today. An explorer and scholar of music and sounds from all over the world, he first visited North India in 1967 in order to learn instruments such as the rudra-vina, sitar, surbahar and the tabla, but also to record music …

László Hortobágyi – “Transreplica Meccano”

Hungarian composer and musicologist László Hortobágyi took his first expedition to North-India for making recordings on the spot, studying philological-musicological sources, archives, libraries and pursuing practical studies. As a child László fantasised about interacting with otherworldly muses and imploring them for the hope and guidance he yearned to escape the intellectual barrenness of his surroundings. …