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  • “Gypsy Colours”: Hungarian Roma Music

    Cimbalom player Kálmán Balogh at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Photo by Harold Dorwin, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives

    Cimbalom player Kálmán Balogh at the 2012 Smithsonian Folklife Festival. Photo by Harold Dorwin, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives

    Today we are featuring another Festival musical highlight, this time from the evening concert of Hungarian cimbalom master Kálmán Balogh. His group performed traditional Hungarian Roma music, which will be part of the 2013 Festival program on Hungary.

    This recording of the song “Gypsy Colours” was recorded as the encore on July 1, 2012, at the Justin S. Morrill Performing Arts Center stage on the National Mall. It is nearly seven minutes in duration. Enjoy!

    Hungarian Roma Music of Kálmán Balogh

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