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Greek Music

The following represents a sample of Greek music from the Folklife Collection.
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1. Bouzouki players Spiros Skordilis and Nick Polemis (Download)

Recorded: November 4, 1986 - April 7, 1987 by Peter Roller (Florida Folklife Program)
Folk Arts Apprenticeship Program
Tarpon Springs, Florida
(S 1640, tape 14)

At the time, Polemis was an apprentice under Skordilis.


2. Nikitas Tsimouris playing the tsabouna, a Greek Bagpipe (Download)

Recorded: May 24, 1985 (Florida Folklife Program)
1985 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 1576, tape T85-17)


3. Cretan wedding music - Kostas Maris and Nick Mastras (Download)

Recorded: May 25, 2003 (Florida Park Service)
2003 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 2034, disc CD03-117)


4. I Yerakina - Grecian Islanders of Tarpon Springs (Download)

Recorded: May 25, 1980
1980 Florida Folk Festival
White Springs, Florida
(S 1576, tape T85-17)


5. The Death Tango - Nick Mandalon (AFS3541B4) (Download)

WPA field recordings in Eatonville (1935 recording expedition)
(S 1576, reel T86-234)


6. Maroulli - Chas. M. Brown, Louis Peronis on Fiddle, Harris Perris on Cymbal, George Kafezio on Mandola (AFS3540B1) (Download)

WPA field recordings at Tarpon Springs and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)
(S 1576, reel T86-224)


7. The Night Owlers - Mary Graneskis, M. Nicholas and Nick Theos (AFS3542A2) T86-224 (Download)

WPA field recordings at Tarpon Springs and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)
(S 1576, reel T86-224)


8. Syrtos Politicos (Constantinopoliticos) - George Kaletizis, Louis Peronis and Charylaos Perris, Cymbal (AFS3885B1) (Download)

WPA field recordings of a dedication ceremony in Tarpon Springs (March-July 1940 recording expedition)
(S 1576, reel T86-252)


9. Yati, Yati - Chas. M. Brown, Louis Peronis on Fiddle, Harris Perris on Cymbal, George Kafezio on Mandola (AFS3540A1) (Download)

WPA field recordings at Tarpon Springs and Slavia (1939-1940 recording expedition: Alton Morris)
(S 1576, reel T86-224)