FIFTIES- YEARS OF HARD DICTATURA „Who is not with us, is against us” ( Rákosi Mátyás )
FIFTIES- YEARS OF HARD DICTATURAS The typical music style of these years is labour movement songs sang in big official parades ( like on 1st of May or 4th of April- the day of expulsion of naci’s by Russian army)
Old movement songs, like „ Internacionálé”, „Marseilles” New hungarian songs, like: „Itt van május elseje” ( „It’s 1th of May”) Russian labour movement and partisan songs like: Poljuska, Az amuri partizánok dala ( Partisan song from Amur- side), Bunkócska And songs of „kuruc” / Rákóczi- rebellion age ( 1703-11) Csínom Palkó, Balogh Ádám nótája.
One of the most popular song was „ Sej, a mi lobogónkat” ( a text was written by Ferenc Jankovich in 1947, melody was an old „csángó” folk music ), it was official song of NÉKOSZ Many short political songs / „csasztuska” was written at that age.
Films Three film types with their typical and famous songs: 1) a Hungarian freedom fighter, revolutionary history, pathetic and romantic films Like: 1953: „ Rákóczi- hadnagya” ( Lieutenantof Rákóczi, Director: Bán Frigyes) or „ Feltámadott a tenger” ( „Risen the sea”, directed by Kalman Nadasdy, Ranódy László )
Many parts of Rákóczi hadnagya can be found on Youtube. com
Films, like „ Déryné” (directed by Márton Keleti, „Mrs. Déry”, she was famous actress in XIX. Century)
•2) happy, musical comedies and operettes: Like: „ Dalolva szép az élet” ( „ With singing life becomes beautiful ” directed by Keleti Márton) or „ Mágnás Miska” („ Magnate Mick” )
1950 directed by Keleti Márton - Dalolva szép az élet (actors: Latabár Kálmán, Tompa Sándor, Gózon Gyula)
Mágnás Miska LATABÁR BROTHERS As stupid aristocrats Miklós GÁBOR As Mágnás Miska Ági MÉSZÁROS
Songs of Mágnás Miska can be found on Youtube. com
„ Liliomfi” ( „Mr. Lilly jr.” historical comedy, 1954 directed by Makk Károly – actors: Dajka Margit, Balázs Samu, Krencsey Marianne, Darvas Iván) Can be found on Youtube. Com too
3) Sportsfilm Like: -Civil a pályán ( „ Civil on the football field” with famous sportspeakers: Szepesi György and Gulyás Gyula ) -Kétszer kettő néha öt ( „ Two times two is sometimes five”, about sport gliders, 1954, with many popular songs, it’s on You tube too!!!!)
In cities… Couples were rarely dancing in public, public halls were closed. Hungarian Radio ( Magyar Rádió) boadcasting classical, labour movement and rarely „ esztrád”/ dancing songs…
At countriside…. Till 1955 there was no radio- broadcasting and till 1957 there was no Tv- bradcasting for them ….. So young men and women dance and sing old fashioned songs …meet in barn-balls and in weddings..
Many previously banned musical styles are allowed, like -jazz - rock-and-roll ( American music style) And there was no requirement to play sowiet music and style everywhere. But hardrock and metal was prohibited
Many posibilities of entertainment were opened - New caféhouses bars pubs - Community centers -Táncdalfesztivál /dance song festival ( old got talented festival) for young performers