DIMOTIKO /  Scholar arrangement of dimotiko (folk)

Article by Giorgos Kokkonis, musicologist, Associate Professor at the Department of Music Studies of the University of Ioannina

Transfer of dimotiko (folk) songs to the aesthetic environment of scholar (classical) music, including vocal interpretation. The genre follows mainly the lieder interpretive model, with a polyphonic harmonic accompaniment by the musical instruments. It is often associated with the production and dissemination of “national” repertoires.

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