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REPERTOIRE AS AN EXPANDING MOSAIC IN THE CONTEMPORARY WORLD

Teacher: Ross Daly The word “traditional” is frequently used (and overused) whenever reference is made to localized music. By invoking “tradition” it is also implied that there is a precedent for that which is referred to, and it is exactly that Read more…


TAKSIM AND EASTERN MELODIC MULTIMODALITY

Teacher: Markos Skoulios Based on specific melodic modes of the celebrated eastern modal systems of Makam, Raga, Dastgah and Byzantine Octoechos, a variety of improvisational routes will be investigated.  At the same time, the modal characteristics and melodic development mechanisms defining Read more…


CRETAN MUSIC SEMINAR

Teacher: Zacharias Spyridakis A musical journey through forms, techniques and repertoire of the idiomatic music of Crete. An opportunity will be given to the participants to understand the soundcolors which have been developing in the island since the beginnings of the Read more…


RYTHMOLOGY AND TECHNIQUE OF THE PERCUSSION OF BALKANS, EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN AND NORTH AFRICA

Teacher: Vangelis Karipis The subject of the seminar deals with the rythmology of the percussion instruments in the context of Greek traditional music, taking also into consideration the various influences from the Balkans and the Eastern Mediterranean. New techniques, which have Read more…


OUD IN THE MUSIC TRADITIONS OF THE EASTERN MEDITERRANEAN

Teacher: Giannis Koutis The thematic of the seminar focuses on the multilateral role, which the Oud has formed – and still does – in the context of the Modal Music traditions of the Eastern Mediterranean. By studying reference compositions extracted from Read more…