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This work is a collection of sheet music for 100 Hungarian songs and includes the text in the original Hungarian with translations in German and English. Desiderius Demény is listed as the composer. Elisabeth Lockwood and Adalbert Heidelberg…

Performances of Hungarian Gypsy music by violinist John Brenkács.

A Bouquet of Hungarian Songs is a selection of Hungarian folk music compiled into a book of musical scores. The collection is 20 pages long with 16 traditional songs from various artists, including the sheet music as well as English, Hungarian, and…

Vinyl record of music by Joszy and His Orchestra. There are 15 songs total. Seven songs on Side A and eight songs on Side B.

Side A:
Rare Grows The Wheat
A Maiden Cries At Ake Balaton
You Are My Man
Little Picket Fence

An eight track record with music from a specific gypsy band. Described as "moody...sentimental, mournful, passionate..."

When "A Vén Cigany" Hungarian Gypsy Melodies came out in 1975, it was in the midst of a time of change within and around the…

Monograph on enthusiasts of Balkan music traditions in the United States

George Batyi is a world-renowned Romani violinist. He is considered by many to be the top player in the genre. Starting at a young age (seen in one of the pictures at around 7 years old) he is well versed across musical styles of eastern European…

Billy Rose

This is a vinyl record of songs performed by Sándor Lakatos and his Gypsy Band, an instrumental group from 1960s Hungary. The album is from 1965 and in English is titled Budapest at Night. Lakatos was a violin player who's family had a long history…

Hungarian folk songs and czardas.

Chris Rose

Black record with a yellow center label noting the songs on each side and the musicians who performed them. The LP is in a paper and plastic casing, and its outer sleeve which is shiny and colorful depicts a warm and happy scene of mostly women in…

Three records included in the vinyl, two of which are identical, by Sándor and His Gypsy Orchestra. Sándor Lakatos (1924-1994) was the violinist and leader of the orchestra. They began by primarily playing in Budapest restaurants, performing at a…

George Batyi

The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble was formed in 1951 by Gypsy players from various cafes and restaurants around the county, primarily from Budapest (Hooker). On this record composers such as Liszt and Brahms are found along with traditional tunes.…

Live performance by Gipsy Stringz at the Gypsy Cafe.
Contemporary Roma Folk, Roma Quartet, self-described "Gypsy" Music

A book containing 92 Hungarian songs (with musical notation and lyrics)

The song book, Gypsy Memories, is compiled with songs as played by Harry Horlick and his A&P Gypsies. Born in Kiev, Russia Horlick was a violinist who performed in various venues until he was drafted into the Russian army during WWI. When he was…

A recorded reportage on the day to day, routine life of a gipsy Primas in his home town. Recored at the restaurant of the Tisza Hotel of Szeged, Hungary, where Míhály Kárpáti and his orchestra play every evening.

Improvisations for violin and gipsy ensemble comprised of strings, 3 clarinets, and cimbalom

Monograph on the history of Roma-Gypsy violin and cimbalom bands in the United States (donated to the Conservatory Library circulating collection by Steve Piskor)

Gypsy violin music by American Hungarian-Slovak Gypsies

Monograph on Pentecostal worship music of Roma in Hungary

A vinyl record of Hungarian Folk Songs & Csárdáses performed by Elemér Horváth and Gypsy Orchestra. Album cover is included.

Side A:
ABLAKOMON BESUTÖTT AZ ESTI FÉNY (Moonlight on my window)

This LP was published by the American record label Fiesta Record Company, located in New York City, and the music itself was recorded in Europe. Fiesta was started in 1952 by José Morand, a Latin American band leader. While Fiesta started by only…
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