Πρόγραμμα Ιερατικών Σπουδών – Περιγραφή Μαθήματος
Course: Byzantine secular and newest urban music
Course Code: Y52
Teaching Credits: 3
Teaching Hours: 3
Description: Historical and literary testimonies for Byzantine musical instruments. Music in the palace and at the horse racing ceremonies. The fine musical instruments. The recordings of songs with Byzantine notation. Newer urban music handwritten and printed anthologies (19th century). Related testimonies of travelers. The political and Smyrnian folk music tradition. The case of the rebetiko song.