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Emese Tóth. Research Assistant. Department for Hungarian Music History of the Institute for Musicology, Research Centre for the Humanities, and MA student at the Liszt Ferenc University of Music, Musicology (supervisor: Gergely Fazekas). Her research is devoted to musical iconography-iconology, motivic symbols and the noble patronage of early music.

 

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Emese Tóth – after completing her liberal arts and vocal-instrumental studies – was admitted to the Department for Musicology of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music (Budapest), in 2018. As a former research assistant of the Museum of Óbuda she joined in the preparatory work of several exhibitions and participated in attending musical collections (e.g. that of Andor Földes) between 2007–2013. Since 2019 she has participated in the processing of the sources of early Hungarian musical theatre at the Department for Hungarian Music History of the Institute for Musicology, Research Centre for the Humanities. Together with her colleagues, she performs 18th and 19th century basic research; data processing, cataloguing, digitalization of the National Theatre’s repertoire. She also participated in the preparation of the exhibition on the 175th anniversary of the National Anthem’s musical setting, The Erkel Workshop (2019). Currently, she deals with the Zichy Family 18th-century musical culture and mecenatory, furthermore with the repertoire of the 19th century Hungarian tenor, József Ellinger. She is also an active musician, singer and teacher.