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Folk dances of the Greeks

Theodore Petrides

Folk dances of the Greeks

origins and instructions

by Theodore Petrides

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Published by Bailey Bros. & Swinfen in Folkestone .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dance -- Greece

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Theodore and Elfleida Petrides.
    ContributionsPetrides, Elfleida.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGV1653 .P4, GV1653 P4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination79 p. :
    Number of Pages79
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18972812M
    ISBN 100561002029, 0682476420

    Read Greek folk tales that include Aesop’s Fables and Fairy Tales of Modern Greece. Jump to full list of Greek folk tales. About: Greece’s culture dates back thousands of years, expanding its influence and reach even in the modern age. Throughout its history, the culture has given the world a diverse collection of folklore. Part of the Sounds of Greece experience is sharing with and teaching guests the basics of several Greek dances. The origins of many traditional dances are as ancient as Greek civilisation itself. The ancient Greeks’ love for the dance was such that they believed it had divine origins.

    Recorded by James Notopoulos in , Folk Dances of Greece is the second release in his series on the musical and oratory traditions of Greece. He writes: “The dance is one of the most vital social and artistic expressions of the Greek people as well as one of its oldest traditions. . Make invaluable memories and indulge in an authentic local experience by joining us for an evening full of Greek music, dance, and lots of delectable food! Follow the lead of an expert dance instructor and learn the steps of the most renowned Greek folk dances. Following your dancing experience, you will have the opportunity to drink and eat like a local. Enjoy a 3-course meal in 5/5(9).

    Join the dancing circle and hold each other’s hands to follow the steps of themost popular Greek folk dances like “kalamatianos”, “syrtos” and –of course- the very famous “syrtaki”.Pass By: Herod Atticus Odeon, Athens, AtticaA hour private instruction where you will familiarize with the most popular Greek dances as long as. The folk dances of Greece are accompanied by music played on these traditional instruments and also sometimes by a song. The dances for the most part fall into two classifications: the very lively "pidiktos" and the more restrained "syrtos." The pidiktos are the jumping and leaping dances; the syrtos, the smooth-flow, dragging dances.


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Folk dances of the Greeks by Theodore Petrides Download PDF EPUB FB2

Greek dances is a very old tradition, being referred to Folk dances of the Greeks book authors such as Plato, Aristotle, Plutarch and Lucian.

There are different styles and interpretations from all of the islands and surrounding mainland areas. Each region formed its own choreography and style to fit in with their own awards: Arion Awards, MAD Video Music.

M y book, Ethnic Dances of Greece, will be coming out you are interested in buying an interim brief edition, or individual dance descriptions, I have ordering information and a sample availableI've included an abbreviated version of the introduction to my book, to give you a bit of background on the rich diversity of Greek folk dance.

Folk Dances Of The Greeks: Origins And Instructions [Petrides, Theodore, Petrides, Elfleida] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Folk Dances Of The Greeks: Author: Theodore Petrides, Elfleida Petrides.

In a country where folk dances are as alive today as they were in ancient times, Greece counts over 4, traditional dances spread across all regions of the country. Some dances are also known outside the Greek borders and were brought to many corners of the world thanks to the vast Greek diaspora.

With the social function of bringing the Author: Ethel Dilouambaka. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Petrides, Theodore. Folk dances of the Greeks.

New York, Exposition Press [] (OCoLC) Document Type. folk dance Greece volksdans Griekenland. Greek folk dances, Unknown Binding – January 1, by Rickey Holden (Author) See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App.

Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle Author: Rickey Holden. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

When I originally wrote my paper on “The Genesis of the Round Dance,” I included a short section on the ancient Greek dance forms: The ancient choruses, dances, and songs of the dithyramb of Greece displayed the familiar pattern of a dignified, circular dance around the altar of Dionysus in the theater’s orchestra.

Folk Dances of the Greeks: Origins and Instructions by Theodore Petrides, Elfleida Petrides starting at $ Folk Dances of the Greeks: Origins and Instructions has 3 available editions to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace.

Most dances performed by women are slow, simple and honorable while men, through their dances, often exhibit masculinity and bravado. Watch video: Xaniotikos Syrtos from Crete.

In addition, every region in Greece contributed and played an essential role in shaping the style of local folk dances. A musical travelogue in the Greek tradition, a festival from Unesco association of the prefecture of Piraeus and the Islands, that took place in "Katrakio" theater with the participation of   Folk dancing has been a mainstay tradition in Greece since the ancient times.

Greece is one of the few countries in which folk dancing is as popular today as it was at its inception. From the islands of Crete to Thrace, each region has their own unique folk dances, some more popular than others.

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Greek folk music includes a variety of Greek styles played by ethnic Greeks in Greece, Cyprus, Australia, the United States and elsewhere.

Apart from the common music found all-around Greece, there are distinct types of folk music, sometimes related to the history or simply the taste of the specific places. The Aegean islands of Greece are known for Nisiótika.

Athens: Ekdoseis Osmosis, Magazine with articles on Greek folk music and dance. This issue includes material about Imbros and Crete and about Giannis Prantsidis Kostas Kikilis and Domna Samiou, and INCLUDES CD "Domna Samiou - Na Ta Taxidepso Thelo" 64p.

illus (col). First Thus. Soft Cover. New. Periodical/Magazine Plus CD. Note: Gerakina translates as "female falcon", a woman's name. Gerakina is one of the most popular songs in Greece, and one of the best-known Greek songs outside of Greece.

A YouTube search of the word Gerakina found over videos; the vast majority are of musicians, singers, recordings old and new, and choirs from around. Ask students to name the types of dances and dance music with which they are familiar. Lead a discussion about dances from other countries (waltz, samba, ballet, etc.) Tell students that the ancient Greeks believed dancing was invented by the gods and associated it.

Turkish Cypriot folk dances are not only significant because they are liked by the local people but also because they receive much critical acclaim in other parts of the world. Many folk dance groups are routinely representing North Cyprus international festivals throughout the year.

Folk dances reflect all details of the Cypriot lifestyle. Recorded by James Notopoulous in the s, Folk Music of Greece is a compilation of field recordings from Epirus, Macedonia, Central Greece, Cyprus, and other surrounding areas.

Includes authentic Greek folk songs and dances that feature instruments such as the lyre of Pontus and the lyre of Crete. Anthropological sources include comparative dances of people near in time and folk dances in similar areas in modern times. However, she notes that is not easy to determine as there are Turkish and Albanian influences in modern Greek folk dances.

The ancient Greeks said that the Dionysian rites arrived from Thrace as did their dances.Greek folk dancing is very much an active art, both in Greece and throughout the world where Greeks have immigrated.

Dancing is a vivid expression of everyday life and everyone of all ages dances at important occasions – weddings, baptisms, family celebrations and community social events. Folk dances are passed down from generation to generation.