Third Boston Byzantine Music Festival

Myth, Mimesis, and Mimicry: Rebetic and Byzantine Echoes in Traditional Greek Music

Date: Nov 14, 2015 Time: 10:00 AM–11:00 AM Location: Hellenic College Holy Cross Building: Archbishop Iakovos Library Reading Room Address: 50 Goddard Ave Brookline, MA 02445-7415

Panayotis League discusses the intersection of Greek Orthodox liturgical music and rebetika in the music of insular Greece.

Panayotis League examines the role Greek Orthodox liturgical music and the syncretic urban genre rebetika play in the popular music of insular Greece. Looking at examples from western Crete, Mytilene, and Kalymnos, he explores questions of style, technique, and repertoire.