1998-2014:Vlach-speaking and Greek-speaking Songs of the Northern Pindus Area. A Historical-Ethnomusicological Approach. Their Archaism and their Relationship with the Historical Background

Title1998-2014:Vlach-speaking and Greek-speaking Songs of the Northern Pindus Area. A Historical-Ethnomusicological Approach. Their Archaism and their Relationship with the Historical Background
Publication TypeBook
Year of Publication2016
AuthorsKatsanevaki, A
Number of Volumes2 volumes; 3 dvds
PublisherIEMA, Institute for Music and Acoustics
CityAthens
Abstract

This book is an interdisciplinary approach of the musical culture of Western Greece starting from its very central zone, the Pindus mountains, and extending in its two slopes: Epirus and Western Macedonia (in Greece). It combines different fields: History and Music Archaeology with Ethnomusicology but it also combines knowledge and seeks advise from many other different fields such as linguistics, folk studies, Byzantine Musicology and social anthropology in a way as to present a global picture of this culture and to test in different ways the results accomplished in the two main fields of study: Ethnomusicology and Historical research.

Unfolding an extended musical system with its musical dialects in an extended area of the South-Wester