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Evidence for the Greek Accent

Philomen Probert

in Ancient Greek Accentuation: Synchronic Patterns, Frequency Effects, and Prehistory

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199279609
eISBN:
9780191707292
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279609.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter surveys the evidence for ancient Greek accentuation, beginning with the interest in accents shown by ancient authors preceding or standing outside the main grammatical tradition relating ... More


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


The Heritage of Antiquity

Charles M. Atkinson

in The Critical Nexus: Tone-System, Mode, and Notation in Early Medieval Music

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195148886
eISBN:
9780199852185
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195148886.003.0002
Subject:
Music, History, Western

It has often been said that Western European intellectual life in the Middle Ages rested on two bases—the heritage of Antiquity and the traditions and practices of the Christian church. The bifurcate ... 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


Encountering Greek American Soundscapes

Anthony Shay

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/9781496819703.003.0016
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In “Encountering Greek American Soundscapes,” respected dance scholar and choreographer Anthony Shay investigates the context of Greek musical performances based on his experiences as a young folk ... More


George Katsaros: The Last Café-Aman Performer1

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/9781496819703.003.0007
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

There is probably no more prolific writer on Greek American culture and history than anthropologist Steve Frangos. His essays span many realms of culture, but the body of work regarding early Greek ... 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


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


Survival of Greek Folk Music in New York1

Sotirios (Sam) Chianis

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/9781496819703.003.0010
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Long America’s premier port and urban center, New York City has always been a fulcrum of musical expression. In “Survival of Greek Folk Music in New York,” esteemed ethnomusicologist and musician ... More


Steve Zembillas (1923–2002) and the Grecophon Record Company

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/9781496819703.003.0028
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

From 1946 through 1954, Grecophon Record Company of Gary, Indiana issued the seldom recorded traditional Greek island music, or nisiotika, that had its American roots in Tarpon Springs Florida. ... More


Greek Music Piano Rolls in the United States

Meletios Pouliopoulos

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/9781496819703.003.0015
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In “Greek Piano Rolls in the U.S.,” collector Meletios Pouliopoulos presents ground-breaking research on Greek piano roll recordings of the 1920s and 1930s. Player pianos were popular in the late ... More


Marika Papagika (1890–1943)1

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/9781496819703.003.0022
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Marika Papagika was one of the best known Greek female vocalists and recording artists in the United States.She and her husband also owned a New York café aman that attracted a mixed ethnic audience. ... More


Nicholas “Nicos” Tseperis (1923–2010) and Nina Records1

Meletios Pouliopoulos

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/9781496819703.003.0029
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Nicholas "Nicos" Tseperis came to the US in 1956, after having established himself as a highly celebrated singer with performances in Istanbul, Athens, and France. As a recording artist and ... More


Amalia Baka (1897–1979)1

David Soffa

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/9781496819703.003.0024
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Amalia Baka was a Greek Romaniate Jew from Ioannina who settled in New York in 1912 and later converted to Orthodoxy.She became a famous singer, recording artist, and songwriter who gave live ... More


Kay Skordilis (b. 1936)

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/9781496819703.003.0035
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

In addition to the artists, there are others whose lives are anchored in the world of Greek American music. Born in Thessaloniki, as a teenager Kay Skordilis was a vivacious New York club kid whose ... More


Greek Café Music1

Roderick Conway Morris

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/9781496819703.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Roderick Conway Morris penned a comprehensive review of the early development and interrelationship of the café aman and rebetika urban musical forms in "Greek Café Music." His detailed exposition on ... More


Giorgos “Nisyrios” Makrigiannis (1875–1933)

Panayotis League

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/9781496819703.003.0018
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Giorgos Makrigiannis or Nisyrios (“the Nisyrian”) was the dominant influence on the modern Dodecanese violin style and the musician who largely determined the course that their local traditions have ... More


Giannis Tatasopoulos (1928–2001)

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/9781496819703.003.0032
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

Giannis Tatasopoulos, considered the finest bouzouki player of his generation in America, developed a unique style distinguished by remarkable dexterity, phrasing, and instrumental tone. He also was ... 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


Gabriel Fauré and Théodore Reinach: Hidden Pianos and L’Hymne à Apollon

Samuel N. Dorf

in Performing Antiquity: Ancient Greek Music and Dance from Paris to Delphi, 1890-1930

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780190612092
eISBN:
9780190612122
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190612092.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

This chapter focuses on archaeologist and music scholar Théodore Reinach’s collaboration with composer Gabriel Fauré. In 1894 Reinach asked the composer to create an instrumental accompaniment to a ... More


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