Cretan Music

Cretan Music

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Crete is an island where many people from different countries, cultures and religions have lived and have left their traces. So isn't music in Crete today a product of all these mixtures and cultural elements? Dr. Maria Hnaraki's question is answered in the affirmative as the author takes us on a journey of discovery through the five steps/chapters of this book, constructed in the spirit of the traditional pendozalis five-step dance.The stereotypical Cretan lira player and his music are in the center of this study as well, like Zorba the Greek a€” Zorba the Cretan. Vasilis Stavrakakis, with his singing of Erotokritos and his mandolin, an instrument of Venetian origin, moves usanbsp;...

Title:Cretan Music
Author:Maria Hnaraki
Publisher: - 2007


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