The Hungarian State Folk Ensemble's dance production for the Easter holiday relies as much on the liturgies of the different denominations as on the ancient peasant customs and songs of regions in the Carpathian Basin that lie at great distances from each other. The respective Easter rituals of the Székely Land, the Rábaköz, former Upper Hungary and the south of the Great Hungarian Plain - both Christian and pagan - are linked in a unified dramatic form.
The exciting musical fabric of the ...performance consists not only of folk songs, religious folk tunes and dance music, but also the Easter-themed songs of the Roman Catholic, Protestant, Greek Catholic and Orthodox churches, as well as archaic folk prayers. Most of the latter are rooted in the distant past, the time before the conversion to Christianity.
This performance of the Bartók Spring was presented by Müpa Budapest as a joint event with Hungarian Heritage House - Hungarian State Folk Ensemble.
Presented by: Müpa Budapest
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