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Songs of the Greek Underworld

The Rebetika Tradition

by Elias Petropoulos

  • 143 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Saqi Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Folk music,
  • Vocal music,
  • Music/Songbooks,
  • Music,
  • Greece,
  • History & Criticism - General,
  • Instruction & Study - Voice,
  • Education / Multicultural Education,
  • Music / History & Criticism

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsEd Emery (Translator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages160
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8312904M
    ISBN 100863563686
    ISBN 109780863563683

    Orpheus in the Underworld. Book and Lyrics by Hector Crémieux and Ludovic Halévy. Music by Jacques Offenbach. Théâtre des Bouffes-Parisiens, Paris - 21 October, Stadt Theatre, Broadway - March, (in German) Her Majesty's Theatre, London - Decem (76 perfs) - . Limni,Evvia,Greece: Denise Harvey, The rise of rebetika in the Greek underworld in the early years of this century, the basis for the popular bouzouki music of today. p. illus. Condition: (New - will be sent to you direct from the publisher in Greece). Reprint.. Softcover. New Book from Greece.

    D'Aulaires book of greek myths facts to know. Terms in this set () Gaea. Mother Earth turned stories into poems and songs. Calliope. muse of heroic poetry. Orpheus. Calliope's mortal son. Euridice. maiden Orpheus tried to rescue from the underworld. Erinyes. avenging furies of the underworld. Mnemosyne. mother of the muses; goddess of.   All Our Pretty Songs by Sarah McCarry. This retelling of Orpheus myth is full of lush, dreamy prose, and centers on the relationship of the narrator and her best friend Aurora and the intoxicating musician they meet. As much about the bonds of friendship as the rush of first love, this is a complex, layered : Molly Wetta.

    Request PDF | Songs of the Greek Underworld: the Rebetika Tradition. By Elias Petropoulos. Translated and introduced by Ed Emery, additional text by Ed Emery. London: Saqi Books. Line drawings. Underworld goddess (thea), whose name is not uttered. Relief dedicated by the priest Lakrateides and his family to the Eleusinian deities. Detail: nameless goddess (thea) BC. Archaeological Museum of Eleusis.


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Songs of the Greek Underworld by Elias Petropoulos Download PDF EPUB FB2

Songs of the Greek Underworld is not only a learned and erudite text, accompanied by breakdowns of the rhythms and metric patterns of the different musics and their associated dances, but a salutary reminder of the shared cultural roots of Turkey and Greece.

The book includes the text of songs from the tradition, and over ten line drawings by A /5(3). Songs Of The Greek Underworld book.

Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The tradition of rebetika song is at the root of all t /5.

In Songs of the Greek Underworld, you will find more information than you will want at first. Petropoulos has mastered his subject, and spares nothing for the reader. Here you will find a history of the Athens underworld in the first quarter of the 20th century, complete with mini-biographies of some of its most notorious players/5.

Songs of the Greek Underworld features breakdowns of the rhythms and metric patterns of the different tunes and their associated dances; it also includes the text of songs from the tradition. It is a salutary reminder of the shared cultural roots of Turkey and Greece.

show more/5(43). Get this from a library. Songs of the Greek underworld: the Rebetika tradition. [Ēlias Petropoulos; Ed Emery] -- Songs of the Greek Underworld is not only a learned & erudite text, accompanied by breakdowns of the rhythms & metric patterns of the different musics & their associated dances, but a reminder of the.

Songs of the Greek Underworld is not only a learned and erudite text, accompanied by breakdowns of the rhythms and metric patterns of the different musics and their associated dances, but a salutary reminder of the shared cultural roots of Turkey and Greece.

The book includes the text of songs from the tradition, and over ten line drawings. Buy Songs of the Greek Underworld: The Rebetika Tradition by Petropoulos, Elias, Kanavakis, A., Emery, Ed, Emery, Ed (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(3). : Songs Of The Greek Underworld: The Rebetika Tradition () by Petropoulos, Elias and a great selection of similar New, Used and 4/5(41). Songs of the Greek Underworld features breakdowns of the rhythms and metric patterns of the different tunes and their associated dances; it also includes the text of songs from the tradition.

It is a salutary reminder of the shared cultural roots of Turkey and Greece. Elias Petropoulos (b. June 26 d. Songs Of The Greek Underworld: The Rebetika Tradition: Elias Petropoulos: Books - (3).

Rebetika: Songs from the Old Greek Underworld Katharine Butterworth & Sara Schneider (eds) Book by Aiora Press, The songs in this book are a sampling of the urban folk songs of Greece during. Songs of the Greek Underworld is not only a learned and erudite text, accompanied by breakdowns of the rhythms and metric patterns of the different musics and their associated dances, but a salutary reminder of the shared cultural roots of Turkey and Greece.

The book includes the text of songs from the tradition, and over ten line drawings by A. Songs for the Greek Gods. If you have read the Percy Jackson book series by Rick Riordan, then you are a little bit familiar with the Greek gods and goddesses.

Poseidon over the seas and oceans and Hades over the underworld. In Greek mythology, each of these gods have vastly different personalities and rule over their domains in their. Songs of the Greek Underworld: The Rebetika Tradition is Ed Emery's translation of the Elias Petropoulos book.

Petropoulos is a free-thinking poet, collector of songs and an expert in the ways of the Greeks who was put in prison by the Greek Junta for his massive book Rembetika Tragoudia. Rebetika has been compared to the American blues, the Portuguese fado, and the Spanish flamenco.

Rebetika is a fascinating history of the anguish of an uprooted people from their ancestral homes. From Greek-inhabited Asia Minor, particularly along the Ionian Sea coast, thousands were expelled to live elsewhere in what they call the Catastrophe.

Songs of the Greek Underworld features breakdowns of the rhythms and metric patterns of the different tunes and their associated dances; it also includes the text of songs from the tradition. It is a salutary reminder of the shared cultural roots of Turkey and :   Songs of the Greek Underworld by Elias Petropoulos,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5(43).

The songs in this book are a sampling of the urban folk songs of Greece during the first half of the 20th century. They are the creative expression of an urban subculture whose members the Greeks commonly called rebetes. These rebetes were people living a marginal and often underworld existence on the fringes of established society, disoriented and struggling to maintain themselves in the.

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Hades (/ ˈ h eɪ d iː z /; Greek: ᾍδης Hádēs; Ἅιδης Háidēs), in the ancient Greek religion and myth, is the god of the dead and the king of the underworld, with which his name became synonymous. Hades was the eldest son of Cronus and Rhea, although the last son regurgitated by his father.

He and his brothers, Zeus and Poseidon, defeated their father's generation of gods, the Children: Zagreus, Macaria, and in some cases Melinoe. Songs Of The Greek Underworld: The Rebetika Tradition Overview The tradition of rebetika song is at the root of all that is most vibrant and subversive in the popular music of modern Greece.

In its origins it is the music of the poor, the dispossessed, the refugees and the migrants who came to Greece from Asia Minor before and after the First.Eurydice was the wife of Orpheus, who loved her dearly; on their wedding day, he played joyful songs as his bride danced through the day, Aristaeus saw and pursued Eurydice, who stepped on a viper, was bitten, and died ught, Orpheus played and sang so mournfully that all the nymphs and deities wept and told him to travel to the Underworld to retrieve her, which he.Underworld are a British electronic music group formed in in Cardiff, Wales and the principal name of Karl Hyde and Rick Smith recording together.

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