Hosanna songs about Hungary and Hungarian saints can be heard on the album. Often hundreds of years old Hungarian-language Catholic songs are accompanied by the old Hungarian instrument, the lute. Music and songs: András Benkő (lute).
nown as the cobza, is a short necked, similar to the ud of Iraq and Syria and belong to the lute family. This instrument is very old, so there are numerous sculptures and paintings on the walls of some Hungarian’s churches and monasteries from the 16th century. The medieval minstrels played on the instrument.
In Hungary was known the koboz as the Hungarian medieval lute, but this term is also used by the cobsa in Moldavia, Romania too.
The koboz has a harmonious soft tone, tuned to D-A-D-G, G-D-G-C or A-E-A-D. It is generally used to accompany fiddles or pipes.
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Minstrel, Storyteller with kobza
SÜLTÜ FOLK BAND
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Live music and folk dance party in Disctrict 11 (called New-Buda), Budapest, Hungary – with András Benkő and The Sültü Band!
Sültü Band had the privilege of playing at a very special wedding on Saturday, October 1. The unique venue of the nuptials was a historic early medieval church dating back to the 12th century, which had once belonged to the now extinct village of Gercse. The church occupies the middle of a clearing at the foot of Hármashatár hill in the undulating landscape of Budapest’s northeastern periphery.