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Overview of Greek Music in America1

Tina Bucuvalas and Stavros K. Frangos

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Members of the diaspora brought with them to America a taste for all the extrapolations of music in Greece. During the early twentieth century, a flood of immigration combined with commercial record ... More


Turkish Music in the Greek American Experience

Joseph G. Graziosi

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0009
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Through information about specific recordings and musicians, Joseph Graziosi’s essay on “Turkish Music in the Greek American Experience” delineates how many immigrants from the former Ottoman Empire ... More


Greek Music in America

Tina Bucuvalas (ed.)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Greek Music in America: A Reader provides a foundation for understanding the scope, practice, and development of Greek music in America through essays by the principal scholars in the field. This is ... More


Mapping the Female Ethnic Self in the Family Battleground: Vertigo and The Greek American Novel

Theodora Patrona

in Personal Effects: Essays on Memoir, Teaching, and Culture in the Work of Louise DeSalvo

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780823262274
eISBN:
9780823266418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823262274.003.0016
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

Theodora Patrona offers a comparative perspective by juxtaposing Vertigo to Greek American female immigrant novels. In particular, the essay is an examination of Vertigo in conjunction with works by ... More


Amanes: The Legacy of the Oriental Mother1

Gail Holst-Warhaft

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0005
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

The amanes became emblematic of a style of music that was both admired for its emotional intensity and rejected for its association with the oriental and feminine side of the modern Greek psyche Gail ... More


Peter Stephen Kyvelos (1943–2017)

Michael G. Kaloyanides

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0036
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Peter Kyvelos was a Greek American master luthier who opened Unique Strings in Belmont, MA in 1971. Though he repaired many Western chordophones, his greatest artistry was crafting the oud, the ... More


Gust J. (Dino) Pappas (1931–1999)

Stavros K. Frangos

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0033
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

From 1940 onwards, Greek American Dino Pappas passionately collected ethnic commercial records and in so doing, acquired encyclopedic knowledge about the complex musical traditions of Greece, the ... More


George E. Soffos (1953–2013)

Tina Bucuvalas

in Greek Music in America

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781496819703
eISBN:
9781496819758
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496819703.003.0038
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

George Soffos was born in Ohio into a family with roots in southern Rhodes. He learned to play guitar as a child, studied with master bouzouki player Giannis Tatasopoulos, and by 17 was an ... More


Against Curation: The Challenges of Community Self-Representation (or, Confessions of a Former Control Addict)

Frank Proschan

in Curatorial Conversations: Cultural Representation and the Smithsonian Folklife Festival

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781496805980
eISBN:
9781496806024
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496805980.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Using the examples from Festival programs on Lao American and Greek American Folklife and reflecting on the author’s experience in operationalizing the UNESCO Convention on Safeguarding Intangible ... More


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