|MUSIC AND FOLKLORE
- John Pappas' Greek Folk Music and
Dance site offers a good overview of the major types of Greek dance music
and offers three cassettes recorded by his band, T'Adelfia, for sale.
- Ellada.com's Greek Music Sampler
offers RealAudio and .au files for several dozen songs, mostly modern, in a
variety of styles.
- The Forum
offers Web-based discussions of rebetika and other forms of Greek music.
- Chris Smith reviews Wolf Dietrich recordings from Greece and Macedonia, with
notes on their social context, for
- The Greek American Folklore Society
quotes Plato on the importance of dance, links to a number of good resources and
offers photos from its costume collection.
Internet Greek Songs Database offers rebetika as well as pop songs, not to
mention a page on reading, writing and printing Web pages in Greek.
popular music, a good introduction to rebetika by Jon Corelis.
- Another good brief introduction to
rebetika by Eliot Bates
and Jonathan Kessler.
- Download rebetika
- Sam's Greek Bouzouki
Page, a fine resource from Sam Gardounis in Australia, including songs in
tablature and compressed MIDI files.
Bouzouki Homepage is good, but not up to Sam's standard.
- Lyrics and chords for
a number of songs on an FTP site.
- The Hellenic Dance Info Page,
by Tom Christy, includes notes on individual dances.
- Greek Dancing
Through the Centuries, by Lena Patsidou and Anna Mavromatis, offers a
- The Greek Folk Dance Manual,
by Charlie Kyriacou, is for sale on this site, which includes links and some
long articles by the author.
bouzouki music, a brief introduction by Steve Kalaitzidis.