Artist database

This is the Artist Database of BMC, which includes information about composers, musicians, orchestras, choirs and groups that are either Hungarian or Hungarian by origin or live in Hungary, as well as information about releases recorded with them.

Mezei János

piano, voice, harpsichord

Place of Birth
Date of Birth

He was studying at the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music s musicologist and choir conductor in 1974-79. Since 1984 he has been working at the Institute of Musicology of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences. He played harpsicord at the Budapest Strings Orchestra between 1982 and 1989. Now he is a junior lecturer of the Church Music Department of the Liszt Academy. He has been taching in the Schola Cantirum Budapestiensis since its foundation, 1984.
Year Title Publisher Code Remark
1983 Dániel-játék
(Play of Daniel)
Hungaroton HCD 12457 Reissue of Hungaroton SLPD 12457 (1983)
1984 Liber Sapientiae - A bölcsesség könyve
(Liber Sapientiae - The Book of Wisdom)
Hungaroton HCD 12534 Reissue of Hungaroton SLPD 12534 (1984)
1987 Szent Miklós játékok
(Plays of Saint Nicholas)
Hungaroton HCD 12887-88 2CDs; Reissue of Hungaroton SLPD 12887-88 (1987)
1988 Gregorián énekek Ausztriából
(Gregorian Chants from Austria)
Hungaroton HCD 12950 Reissue of Hungaroton SLPD 12950 (1988)
1988 Gregorián énekek Ausztriából
(Gregorian Chants from Austria)
Hungaroton SLPD 12950 LP / Reissue on CD: HCD 12950 (1988)
1990 Dufay, Guillamue: Recollectio festorum beatea Mariae Virginis
(Dufay, Guillamue: Recollectio festorum beatea Mariae Virginis)
Hungaroton HCD 31292
1994 Gregorián egy falusi templomban - Rorate-mise; Virágvasárnapi körmenet
(Gregorian Chants in a Village Church - Advent Mass "Rorate"; Palm Sunday Procession)
Hungaroton HCD 12742 Reissue of Hungaroton SLPD 12742 (1986)
1995 Dufay, Guillamue: Himnuszok
(Dufay, Guillamue: Hymns)
Hungaroton HCD 12951 first release: SLPD 12951, 1988
1995 Vízkereszt - Magyar gregorián énekek
(Epiphany - Gregorian Chants from Hungary)
Hungaroton HCD 12559 Reissue of Hungaroton SLPD 12559 (1985)
1996 Jeney Zoltán: Alef - Hommage á Schönberg; Apollóhoz; Cantos para todos; 12 dal Hungaroton HCD 31653
1996 Werner, Gregor Joseph: Vesperae de apostolis Hungaroton HCD 31646
1998 Kortárs liturgikus magyar zene
(Contemporary Hungarian Lithurgic Music)
Hungaroton HCD 31770
2000 Hasse, Johann Adolf: Olasz kantáták (obligát hangszerekkel) Hungaroton HCD 31843
2003 Steffani, Agostino: Scherzi Musicali - Hat kantáta
(Steffani, Agostino: Scherzi Musicali - Six cantatas)
Hungaroton HCD 32078
2015 Magyar kortárs versperások
(Hungarian Contemporary Vespers)
BMC Records BMC CD 211