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Gergely Sárközy (Harpsichord, Organ, Cello, Viola da gamba, Lute, Guitar, Lute-harpsichord)

Born: Hungary

Gergely Sárközy is a master of several instruments and an amateur instrument maker. He studied composition at a specialized secondary school of music and graduated from the Cello Department of the Academy of Music with a diploma for viola da gamba and cello.

Gergely Sárközy has featured on several recordings, playing medieval troubadour music with his ensemble "Fraternitas Musicorum", Baroque chamber music, and as a member of "Camerata Hungarica", Renaissance music. He also contributed to the records of the Bálint Bakfark Lute Trio and the Kalaka Ensemble, and performed four of Bach’s lute works on his first performer’s record, released in 1981. His main instruments are the harpsichord, organ, cello, viola da gamba, rebec, various types of lute, koboz, classical and flamenco guitar, psaltery, bagpipe, gemshorn, Jew's harp, xylophone and other percussion instruments. He considers that a complex variety of activities, styles and instruments results in useful cross-fertilizations that assist him in his work.

Source: Liner notes to the LP 'Bach: Lautten-Clavicymbel' (Hungaroton, 1981)
Contributed by
Matthias Hansen (May 2008)

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