Music of Greece
The music of Greece is as diverse and celebrated as its history. Greek music separates into two parts: Greek traditional music and Byzantine music, with more eastern sounds. These compositions have ex...
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Elli Kokkinou - Den Ginetai
Elli Kokkinou - Den ginetai - Sto Kokkino - 2003. Nice modern laika song.
Maria Callas' Diminuendo on E6 (Sonnambula)
Highlighted comments from the commenters below: -From Ariadne7710: Sutherland takes this at such a breakneck speed to show how fast she can sing coloratura passages, that it loses all meaning. The g...
Maria Callas Live: Bizet's Carmen Habanera, Hamburg 1962
http://www.maria-callas Callas’s only operatic appearances in Germany were Lucia di Lammermoor, with Karajan conducting, in Berlin in 1955, and La sonnambula in Cologne in 1957, but in both 1959 and 1...
Maria Callas, Luchino Visconti, Elsa Maxwell - Tu che le vanità...
Description There is someone talking at times, so you know... Per una volta, anziché proporre l'arte vocale (sostenuta da uno strumento non certo privilegiato in sé, anche se immediatamente riconosc...
Maria CALLAS sings Carmen HABANERA in covent garden
Maria callas sings habanera in covent garden 1962.
Callas singing Sempre libera like a Wild Cat
Highlighted comment from commenters below: -From Felix Carvajal: No one has ever or will ever sing like this. All the trills, scales, everything Verdi wrote is perfectly executed with a gargantuan vo...
Early Callas receives endless ovation after the most heartbreaking Vissi d'Arte
Highlighted comments from the commenters below: --From MrQbenDanny: VIVA LA CALLAS, Having a heart to heart conversation with GOD. Lo mas grande en la historia. -From Robert Palmer: It's a long ovat...
Maria Callas - La Traviata
Maria Callas (1923-1977) Giuseppe Verdi (1813-1901) La traviata E strano! E strano!...Ah, fors'è lui che l'anima...Follie! Follie!...Sempre libera Alfredo - Francesco Albanese Orchestra sinfonica di T...
Carmen - La Chanson Bohême - Agnes Baltsa
Conductor: James Levine Also known as Les tringles des sistres tintaient, this is the entr'acte to Act 2 of the famous ópera comique Carmen.
ΧΑΡΙΣ ΑΛΕΞΙΟΥ - ΜΗΤΕΡΑ, ΦΙΛΗ ΜΟΥ ΠΑΛΙΑ - YouTube
MOTHER MY OLD FRIEND Music and lyrics by Haris Alexiou Album To paihnidi tis agapis / Το παιχνίδι της αγάπης ΜΗΤΕΡΑ, ΦΙΛΗ ΜΟΥ ΠΑΛΙΑ Ένα χτενάκι στα μαλλιά Μι...
Greek singer Demis Roussos dies aged 68
Greek singer Demis Roussos, who sold more than 60 million albums worldwide, has died aged 68, an Athens hospital confirms to the BBC.
Music of ancient Greece
The music of ancient Greece was almost universally present in society, from marriages and funerals to religious ceremonies, theatre, folk music and the ballad-like reciting of epic poetry. It thus pla...
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Byzantine music
Byzantine music (Modern Greek: Βυζαντινή μουσική), in a narrow sense, is the music of the Byzantine Empire. Originally it consisted of songs and hymns composed to Greek texts used for courtly cere...
Greek folk music
Greek folk music includes a variety of Greek styles played by ethnic Greeks in Greece, Cyprus, Australia, the United States and elsewhere. Apart from the common music found all-around Greece, there ar...
Nisiotika
Nisiotika (Greek: νησιώτικα) is the name of the songs and dances of Greek islands including a variety of Greek styles, played by ethnic Greeks in Greece, Cyprus, Australia, the United States and e...
Rebetiko
Rebetiko, plural rebetika (Greek: ρεμπέτικο, [reˈbetiko] and ρεμπέτικα respectively), occasionally transliterated as Rembetiko, is a term used today to designate originally disparate kinds of urban Gr...
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Greek dances
Greek dance (horos) is a very old tradition, being referred to by authors such as Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch and Lucian. There are different styles and interpretations from all of the islands and ...
Greek musical instruments
Greek musical instruments, were grouped under the general term of Lyre, all developments from the original construction of a tortoise shell with two branching horns, having also a cross piece to which...
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Music of Crete
The music of Crete (Greek: Κρητική μουσική) is a traditional form of Greek folk music, also called κρητικά (kritika). Although the lyra is the dominant instrument for the genre, it is often accomp...
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Music of Cyprus
The music of Cyprus includes a variety of traditional, Western classical and Western popular genres. Cypriot traditional music is similar to the traditional music of Greece and includes dances like so...
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Music of Epirus (Greece)
The music of Epirus (Greek: Μουσική της Ηπείρου), in the northwest of Greece (present to varying degree in the rest of Greece and the islands) contains folk songs that are mostly pentatonic and po...
Music of the Heptanese
The music of the Heptanese is the folk music of the geographic and historical region of the Ionian Islands. It is based a lot on the western European style. It is dominant the use of guitars and mando...
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Ionian School (music)
The term Ionian (or Heptanese) School of Music (Greek: Επτανησιακή Σχολή, literally: Seven Islands' School) denotes the musical production of a group of Heptanesian composers, whose heyday was from th...
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Greek New Wave
The Greek New Wave (Greek: Νέο Κύμα, [ˈneo ˈcima]) was a movement in Greek music that started in the mid-1960s and lasted about a decade. It was a mixture of entechno and French chansons; it was so na...
Greek rock
Rock and roll spread around the world in the 1950s and 60s, entering Greece in the middle of the 60s. Greek rock performers in the field include Jimi Quidd (born Jimmy Hatzidimitriou, later member of ...