Music and musicians in Crete: performance and ethnography in a Mediterranean island society

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Scarecrow Press, Oct 28, 2007 - Music - 189 pages
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This is the first detailed ethnographic study of lyra music and musicians in Crete, discussing the local music industry, teaching and performance infrastructure, repertoire, performance practice, gender and music, the role and significance of local musical instruments, poetry, dance, iconography, promotional materials, social change, globalization, world music, and diaspora.

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Contents

Musicians and Entrepreneurs in
33
Music Poetry and Manhood in Crete
59
Studying Musical Instruments
111
Minotaurs or Musonauts? World Music and Cretan Music
131
Cretan Ways of Dealing
147
Bibliography
167
Discography
179
About the Author
189
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