Honoring the House of Árpad

Sarolta Zalatnay (Budapest, 1947) is a Hungarian singer. She has been noted for a flourishing popular music career under Communism, and evolved from teen pop to rock music.


Sounds from a synthetic rainforest

Emerald Web was an Electronic/Experimental music duo of Kat Epple and Bob Stohl, existing from 1978-1990. In addition to recording and touring the US, Emerald Web performed in Planetariums and composed soundtracks for Carl Sagan. They released 11 albums, including "Catspaw", which was nominated for a Grammy Award in 1986. 

Composing with keyboards, digital orchestrations, flutes, and Lyricon, they created a unique blend of "electronic space music" and acoustic instruments. The Lyricon is an unusual hybrid synthesizer/woodwind instrument that creates a variety of sounds such as electric guitar, oboe and french horn.

Keyboardist, Lyricon player, and flautist Bob Stohl passed away in 1989 at the age of 34. Flautist, keyboardist, and vocalist Kat Epple continues to release albums under her own name, composes television and film scores, and performs concerts around the world. Other musicians who performed or recorded with Emerald Web include Barry Cleveland, Jonn Serrie, Ben Carriel, and Steve Weiner.

Jump into a psycho-party

Les Papyvores was a French Psychedelic/Beat cult act band formed by Antonio Munda and Serge Koolen.

Shaking hips around the globe

Merit Hemmingson (born August 30, 1940) is a Swedish organist, composer and singer; she became famous in the late 1960's for her modern pop arrangements of Swedish folk music.

Chant for the beloved one

Baligh Hamdi (7 October 1931 - 17 September 1993) was an Egyptian composer who created hit songs for many prominent Arabic singers, especially during the 1960s and 1970s; he frequently said that he drew upon musical ideas and aesthetics in Egyptian folk melodies and rhythms in composing his songs. He also drew on ideas that were floating around in the contemporary music of his time. His sound has a classical flavor due to the heavy use of the string orchestra. But he also made some use of electronic keyboards and guitars in harmony with the strings, or alternating with the strings, in many songs. 

Baligh Hamdi Orchestre - Love Story

Dive into the Great Red Spot

John Hill is a US. American composer, producer, and songwriter whose songs have been featured in Beverly Hills, 90210; Felicity; and That 70s Show. A former staff producer for Columbia Records, he also has produced records for Epic, A&M, and Arista. He also has composed the scores for over ten feature films and several TV shows for companies, including Cinemax, PBS, BBC, CBS, BMG Films, Intermedia, and Studio Canal +.

The King of Punjab

Muhammad Ashraf (1942 - 2007) was a Pakistani film composer; he was the most dominating and the most productive music director in Pakistan, and had the highest number of super hit film songs compared to any other music director in Pakistan. 

By the end of his 45 years long career, he had composed more than 2.000 film songs for over 400 films compared to many other music directors in Pakistan, and was popular in both Urdu and Punjabi films.