The Music of András Hodorog: Last Master of the Carpathian Village Flute Tradition
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András Hodorog is the last living virtuoso among native flute players in the Carpathian region of Hungary.
Accompanied by Soma Salamon, a longtime student and ethnomusicologist, and other young traditional singers and players, Hodorog presents a concert, lecture/demonstration, and hands-on workshop that focuses on his performance style: an ancient, improvisational form based on a rich palette of motivic fragments, patterns, and melodic ornamentations.
This presentation provides a rare opportunity to hear a living master and observe motivic design and improvisational practice in traditional music genres.