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Kodály, Ligeti, Dohnányi and Lajtha in 1956

Kodály, Ligeti, Dohnányi and Lajtha in 1956

22 November 2019

Analyses of the experiences of our significant composers in 1956 and their works associated with the revolution have been published as part of the ‘1956 and Music: History, Events, and Consequences’ volume, which was presented to the public on October 22 in the Solti Hall of the Academy of Music.

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Medieval codex and its analysis published Academy of Music teacher

Medieval codex and its analysis published Academy of Music teacher

22 November 2019

For the first time, the 15th-century Hungarian medieval Codex, Futaki Graduale, and its detailed analysis has been published by the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music and the Topkapi Museum of Istanbul. The book, which contains important conclusions, was written by Andrea Kovács, professor at the Department of Church Music.

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