Progarchives, the progressive rock ultimate discography


László Benkö

Progressive Electronic

From, the ultimate progressive rock music website

László Benkö Hogyan Tovább ? (OST) album cover
4.09 | 4 ratings | 1 reviews | 50% 5 stars

Write a review

from partners
Studio Album, released in 2004

Songs / Tracks Listing

1. Késhet-e a tavasz? (4:10)
2. Hogyan tovább? (3:52)
3. Az utolsó megálló (1:52)
4. Ablakfény (3:25)
5. Az a kóser, ami jó (1:11)
6. Hová vezet sorsunk? (2:31)
7. A vihar megsejtése (3:35)
8. Valcer (0:44)
9. Zárd be ablakod (4:00)
10. Lehet-e még? (1:41)
11. Elárulva és megtagadva (1:23)
12. Alulnézetben (1:28)
13. Kincsek között (1:33)
14. A szerelem határai (1:12)
15. Felhők mögül (1:18)
16. Tájkép ostrom után (0:40)
17. Életre-halálra (0:34)
18. Tükör által homályosan (3:50)

Total time 39:07

Line-up / Musicians

- László Benkö / piano, composer

- Zsófi Farkas / vocals (2)
- Bela Jankai / keyboards
- József Kaposvőlgyi / accordion, piano
- Murab Abbas / trombone
- Dávid Csizmadia / trumpet
- Tamás Molnár / clarinet
- Tamás Lakatos / violin
- András Stutz / cello
- György Orbán / contrabass
- András Mohai / drums

Releases information

Original Soundtrack of the 2003 movie "A Rózsa Énekei" (Rose's Song) directed by Andor Szilágyi

CD Grantfilm ‎- GRCD 0401 (2003, Hungary)

Thanks to mogorva for the addition
and to Quinino for the last updates
Edit this entry

Buy LÁSZLÓ BENKÖ Hogyan Tovább ? (OST) Music

More places to buy LÁSZLÓ BENKÖ music online

LÁSZLÓ BENKÖ Hogyan Tovább ? (OST) ratings distribution

(4 ratings)
Essential: a masterpiece of progressive rock music(50%)
Excellent addition to any prog rock music collection(50%)
Good, but non-essential (0%)
Collectors/fans only (0%)
Poor. Only for completionists (0%)

LÁSZLÓ BENKÖ Hogyan Tovább ? (OST) reviews

Showing all collaborators reviews and last reviews preview | Show all reviews/ratings

Collaborators/Experts Reviews

Review by NotAProghead
SPECIAL COLLABORATOR Errors & Omissions Team
4 stars ''Hogyan tovább?'' (the title could be translated as ''What will happen?'') is a very special album in László Benkö's discography. No electronic sounds here, mostly acoustic instruments. It is not rock music either, some pieces are chamber or symphonic, while others have, due to gipsy violin, folky feel. There are also hints of 1940's jazz. There is only one song on the album - ''Hogyan tovább?'', beautifully sung by Zsófi Farkas, its melody serves as a leitmotif and ties pieces together. All other tracks are instrumental.

As it follows from the title, ''Hogyan tovább?'' is a soundtrack of the film ''A Rózsa énekei'' (''Rose's Songs''), based on real events.

Budapest, Autumn 1944, Arrow Cross (Hungarian nazi's organization) terror, Yellow stars, Jewish ghettos. Villa of countertenor Imre Rózsa (Rose in English translation), world famous opera singer, a Jew himself, became the only more or less safety place for the family of his assistant Geza Halász and his friends and relatives. Mr. Rózsa never leaves his room, but once a week people in the house hear him singing. It seems to them, living in constant fear, that they really live only in the moments when these wonderful voice and music sound.

It is not only the story of so called Jewish question, it's rather a story of relations between people, their courage, conscience on one side and betrayal on the other. And it is a story of hope, which, as we all know, lives with people until the end. The movie deservingly won the number of prizes (see details on the film official website

László Benkö's music, alarming, but with glimmers of hope, helps to create the atmosphere of the film. It is a piece of art in its own right, but to get the whole picture better try to find ''A Rózsa énekei'' DVD as well (it has English subtitles, very helpful for non-Hungarians). I guess open minded OMEGA fans will be pleasantly surprised to see another side of keyboard wizard's talent, though it's not the record for fans only. Highly recommended.

Latest members reviews

No review or rating for the moment | Submit a review

Post a review of LÁSZLÓ BENKÖ "Hogyan Tovább ? (OST)"

You must be a forum member to post a review, please register here if you are not.


As a registered member (register here if not), you can post rating/reviews (& edit later), comments reviews and submit new albums.

You are not logged, please complete authentication before continuing (use forum credentials).

Forum user
Forum password

Copyright Prog Archives, All rights reserved. | Legal Notice | Privacy Policy | Advertise | RSS + syndications

Other sites in the MAC network: — jazz music reviews and archives | — metal music reviews and archives

Donate monthly and keep PA fast-loading and ad-free forever.