Tag Archive: Greek music

I’m a drum soloist…?

So I’ve technically done my first drum solo now.  Sure I’ve drummed for dancers for years and have played for who knows how many dancers, but tonight (or technically, last night) I’ve performed… Continue reading

Performance: Greek Islands Hafla

If you are reading this, it’s because it was written earlier today and set to future post as I will be performing at the Greek Islands Restaurant in Indianapolis when this autoposts.  The… Continue reading

Sunday Spotlight on the Non-Western Cello: Markos Sifnios, Marika Papagika and the Greek Cello

I wish I had more information about Markos Sifnios, but as there is only been a recent resurgence of interest in his collaborator Marika Papagika and I’m not in a position to be… Continue reading

because we Westerners seem to feel the need of making what is heard more comprehensible by "phrasing" it some way or other

As I’m sorting through some heady ethnomusicological material, I came across in a note, some remarks by Jaap Kunst: Jaap Kunst, after recommending ethnomusicologists transcribing exotic meodies to use bar-lines ‘for the sake… Continue reading

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