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The music of Crete (Greek: Κρητική μουσική), also called kritika (Greek: κρητικά), refers to traditional forms of Greek folk music prevalent on the island of Crete in Greece. Nonetheless, over the course of the twentieth-century, the sense of a single, island-wide Cretan musical tradition emerged. Categories - Instrumental (dances - History - Twentieth-century.
6 Jul - 6 min - Uploaded by TrustMeIAmADoctor Michalis Tzouganakis performing a series of "syrtos" tunes while singing " mantinades". Video. 19 Dec - 65 min - Uploaded by Traditional Music Channel If you enjoyed the music, give it a thumbs up and please subscribe for new videos! Greek. 11 Jun - 2 min - Uploaded by Barba Ermos Traditional Cretan Music and Dance Group performing outside of the Xenia Hotel in Chora. 11 Nov - 1 min - Uploaded by Lefteris Papanikolaou Gionakis Traditional Greek Music from Crete.
Lefteris Papanikolaou Gionakis. Loading Unsubscribe. 5 May - 5 min - Uploaded by meredisoul1 Xilouris, Psarandonis, Skoulas, Xainides, Foustalieris. The best cretan music and.
6 Jul - 6 min - Uploaded by TrustMeIAmADoctor Glykeria and Michalis Tzouganakis performing "Auton ton kosmo ton kalo" followed by a. The basic instrument of Cretan music, the Cretan lyre, first made its appearance in the 17th century, while playing the lyre became popular in the 18th century. The Cretan musical tradition is considered to be the most 'alive' of those in Greece: not only does it continue to evolve by absorbing creative contemporary.
The Musical Tradition in Crete. A characteristic feature of the island's music-making is the improvisation and making up of mantinades – these rhyming couplets comply with a strict metrical pattern and are a particular part of the Cretan custom.