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Is Rembetika the blues of Greece?.

Mary-Laura Capidostria

Is Rembetika the blues of Greece?.

by Mary-Laura Capidostria

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Published by LCP in London .
Written in English


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SeriesBA thesis MPD Complementary Studies 1990
ContributionsLondon College of Printing.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18716830M

  Then, Jim Potts, the very talented British author of several books and of the blog, Corfu Blues and Global Views suggested I find Gale Holst's book, Road to Rembetika: Music of a Greek Subculture, Songs of Love, Sorrow and Hashish because the last 60 pages are songs in Greek with the English translation. I ordered it from Amazon and it was in my hands a few .   From onwards, Tsitsanis pursued his career in Athens, while a few members of his ensemble emigrated to America because of the Civil War. In the US in particular, rebetiko had already been embraced as “the Greek blues” and most of the classic rebetiko songs had been recorded again in new executions.

At 5 p.m., Holst-Warhaft will present a screening of "Rembetika: the Blues of Greece," her film documentary about the music that turned on the world to traditional Greek forms of music and dance. Holst-Warhaft, who finds the roots of Rembetika in millenniums-old, female grieving rituals, will offer a brief introduction to the film. The rembetika, songs that were sung in the poor quarters of Smyrna, Istanbul and the ports of Greece in the late nineteenth century, and became the popular bouzouki music of the s to s, have many parallels with American blues. Like the blues, the rembetika were the music of outsiders, who.

From the back cover: "Rembetika, the music which began in the jails and hashish-dens of Greek towns and became the popular bouzouki music of the 30's, 40's and 50's, has many parallels with American Blues. Lite the blues, the rembetika songs were the soul music of a group of people who felt them selves to be outside the mainstream of society Seller Rating: % positive. Rembetika: The Blues of Greece. Produced by Phillipe de Montignie and Zelda Ro‐senbaum and directed by Phillipe de Montignie. Loring M. Danforth. Bates College. Search for more papers by this author. Loring M. Danforth. Bates College. Search for .


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Is Rembetika the blues of Greece? by Mary-Laura Capidostria Download PDF EPUB FB2

notes- Katsaros â ¦amazing till was a kind of greek rembetika ambassador in the US. welcoming all the singers and musicians from Greece who came to live or to play in America.

One of the few who played guitar instead if the and I do this was easier to learn as it was created on guitar and such a Author: Andy Moor.

Rembetika: The Blues Of Greece. Rembetiko | ©glasseyes view. Rembetika (pronounced [reˈbetika]) is the plural of rembetiko. Rembetiko is beyond a genre of music; rather it is a state of mind. Culture, tradition and expression of social concerns are combined to form the lines and ideas behind the rembetiko : Maria Kostala.

An examination of the Greek music of Rembetika invites, from its inception as hashish-induced tales of brigands and thieves through its contemporary popularization by Theodorakis in Category: Documentary, Musical & Performing Arts, Special Interest.

Toggle book search form. Select type of book search you would like to make. Enter terms or ISBN number you wish to find More Search Options. Search. Advanced Book Search; Browse by Subject; Specials Rembetika: The Blues of Greece by. An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip.

Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Rembetika: The Blues of Greece Movies Preview Explores the music of Turkish refugees in Greece, rembetika, through performances by master musicians and contemporary groups, as well as through archival stills.

Musicologist Gail Holst, author of the famed book,The Road to Rembetika, and musicians from the Melbourne Greek band Rembetiki explore the urban blues of Greece known as Rembetika. InThe Rembetika Hipsters will be marking their 25th year of bringing the traditional music of Greece to Calgary and across Canada.

“Rembetika” is the name given to the music which emerged out of the poorer quarters of Athens (and other cities in Greece and in Asia Minor) between the World Wars and which introduced the stringed instrument known as the bouzouki.

1 Minore Tou Teke () - Ioannis Chalkias 2 San Ejiriza Apo Tin Pilo () - Papazoglu / Stratos 3 Oli i rembetes tou ntounia () - Markos Vamvakaris 4. The story of Rembetika represents the unofficial side of Greek history: It tells the story of how the military government during the dictatorship mistreated and abused the Rembetes and their music.

Most of these wonderful songs on this double CD were recorded during the period between and when Rembetika was really 'hip' and 'big'. Rebetiko, plural rebetika (Greek: ρεμπέτικο, pronounced and ρεμπέτικα pronounced [reˈbetikɑ] respectively), occasionally transliterated as rembetiko or rebetico, is a term used today to designate originally disparate kinds of urban Greek music which have come to be grouped together since the so-called rebetika revival, which started in the s and developed further.

Rebetika music, the blues of Greece. The best definition of rebetika is given by Gail Holst in her book "The Road to Rembetika": "What was special about the rembetika song was the combination between traditional musical forms of the Eastern Mediterranean and the words of the songs, which dealt with the life of the urban underworld and the.

The songs I have chosen are my favorites, some old rembetika, some new rembetika and some laika which is what rembetika metamorphosed into with influences from all other types of Greek music.

I have used mostly later recordings of the songs because the sound quality is better and they are more likely to get you to go out and start your collection. The hardship of exile and the need for social interaction was expressed by picking up a guitar, bouzouki or violin and singing rebetika, the Greek blues.

Names like Vamvakaris, Batis, Mitsakis and Papaioannou are considered to be the forefathers of rebetiko, while Tsitsanis, Zambetas and Chiotis built on their legacy. Rembetika Blues. 37 likes. Rembetika Blues, a new documentary by M.

Zournazi exploring the heart and soul of Greek music of the streets of refugees. My Rembetika Blues is a documentary film about the power of music and what makes us human. Rembetika music or the Greek blues is a music born of exile and the streets. Developing its roots from the mass migration of people in the early twentieth century, filmmaker M.

Zournazi traces the journey of her forebears from Smyrna in Turkey to Sydney. Rembetika music or the Greek blues is a music of the streets and a music of refugees.

The film explores the heart and soul of Rembetika music through peoples’ stories of love, loss, and longing. Director Statement. I became fascinated by Rembetika music because of my personal relationship with the music and the experience of migration.

JSP's documentation is superb. The notes are historical, with a different set for each volume, and the histories of performers, origins of terms, words, and a pronunciation guide are provided. Like the great blues collections, Rembetika: Greek Music from the Underworld is a treasure trove of the lost, forgotten, and dangerous.

It's as soulful a Price: $ Music Of A Greek Sub-Culture, Songs Of Love, Sorrow And Hashish By Gail Holst This Page Book By Cornell Mediterranean Studies Scholar, Gail Holst, Is The First And Most Thorough Account Of The Music Known As Rembetica.

Songs That Were Sung In The Poor Quarters Of Smyrna, Istanbul And The Ports Of Greece In The Late 19Th Century And Became The. The rembetika, songs that were sung in the poor quarters of Smyrna, Istanbul and the ports of Greece in the late nineteenth century, and became the popular bouzouki music of the s to s, have many parallels with American blues.

Like the blues, the rembetika were the music of outsiders, who developed their own slang and their own forms of expression. Road to Rembetika was the first book. Rebetiko, plural rebetika, (Greek ρεμπέτικο and ρεμπέτικα respectively), occasionally transliterated as Rembetiko, is the name for a type of Greek urban folk music.

A roots music form of sorts, the sound of the genre reflects the combined influences of European and Middle Eastern ko music has sometimes been called the Greek blues, since like the blues, it.

The second part of the book is a collection of rembetika songs in Greek with the English translation en face. The text is illustrated with photographs of the period, musical examples and original manuscripts of the songs.

Author: Gail Holst. Publisher: Attica Editions. ISBN: Category: Art. Page: View: Download». The rembetika, songs that were sung in the poor quarters of Smyrna, Istanbul and the ports of Greece in the late nineteenth century, and became the popular bouzouki music of the s to s, have many parallels with American blues.

Like the blues, the rembetika were the music of outsiders, who developed their own slang and their own forms of Reviews:   Rembetika music or the Greek blues is a music of the streets and a music of refugees.

The film explores the heart and soul of Rembetika music through peoples’ stories of love, loss, and belonging.” With roots in Asia Minor, Zournazi noted that her family settled in Egypt following the Smyrna Catastrophe, and later moved to Australia. She.