Byzantine music
Byzantine music (Modern Greek: Βυζαντινή μουσική), in a narrow sense, is the music of the Byzantine Empire. Originally it consisted of songs and hymns composed to Greek texts used for courtly cere...
An example of Byzantine chant
Medieval Byzantine Chant dedicated to Virgin Mary. Title: "?e?te ?a??" (Come ye peoples) Performers: Greek Byzantine Choir Album: "Hymns to the Most Holy The...
Byzantine music tutorial
This tutorial goes through a little background on Byzantine Chant, specifically for western musicians, and begins introducing the notation and theory behind ...
Cappella Romana
Cappella Romana http://www.cappellaromana.org presents The Bodiless Powers: Angelic Song in Byzantine Chant. John Michael Boyer will lead the men of Cappel...
Lyre
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Byzantine music - Music in Hagia Sofia
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gquhL5ZGrPQ Εξέδυσαν με. Οι ανθρωποι βάζουν στον πλάστη τους και Θεό στέφανον εξ ακανθών, του δίνουν να πιεί όξος, τον ραπίζ...
Byzantine music
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gquhL5ZGrPQ Εξέδυσαν με. Οι ανθρωποι βάζουν στον πλάστη τους και Θεό στέφανον εξ ακανθών, του δίνουν να πιεί όξος, τον ραπίζ...
Byzantine music
Ἀλληλούϊα. -Ὑψώσω σε ὁ Θεός μου, ὁ Βασιλεύς μου καὶ εὐλογήσω τὸ ὄνομά Σου εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα καὶ εἰς τὸν αἰῶνα τοῦ αἰῶνος. Ἀλληλούϊα. -Καθ'ἑκάστην ἡμέρα εὐλογήσω ...
Greek Orthodox Christian Byzantine Chant (Theotokario ... - YouTube
May 28, 2007 ... This is a sample of Greek Orthodox Byzantine music chanted by nuns in a Monastery of northern Greek Mainland (Hsuxastirio Timiou ...
Byzantine Music - YouTube
Mar 19, 2013 ... Byzantine Music -Byzantine music (Modern Greek: ???a?t??? ???s???) is the music of the Byzantine Empire composed to Greek texts as ...
Byzantine music - Hymn
This is a Greek Orthodox Christian Chant from a book called To Psaltirio. The hymn is located in the 8th Ode of the collection.
Hagiopolitan Octoechos
Oktōēchos (here transcribed "Octoechos"; Greek: ὁ Ὀκτώηχος pronounced in koine: [okˈtóixos]; from ὀκτώ "eight" and ἦχος "sound, mode" called echos; Slavonic: Осмогласие, Osmoglasie from о́смь "eight" ...
72 equal temperament
In music, 72 equal temperament, called twelfth-tone, 72-tet, 72-edo, or 72-et, is the tempered scale derived by dividing the octave into twelfth-tones, or in other words 72 equal steps (equal frequenc...
Cosmas of Maiuma
Saint Cosmas of Maiuma, also called Cosmas Hagiopolites ("of the Holy City"), Cosmas of Jerusalem, or Cosmas the Melodist, or Cosmas the Poet (d. 773 or 794), was a bishop and hymnographer (writer of ...
Petros Gaitanos
Petros Gaitanos (Greek: Πέτρος Γαϊτάνος born on October 31, 1967) is a Greek singer. He was born in Drama and raised in the village of Kokkinogeia, where he remained until the age of 18 years.He s...
Papadic Octoechos
Oktōēchos (here transcribed "Octoechos"; Greek: ὁ Ὀκτώηχος, pronounced in Constantinopolitan: [oxˈtóixos]; from ὀκτώ "eight" and ἦχος "sound, mode" called echos; Slavonic: Осмогласие, Osmoglasie from ...
Ison (music)
Ison is a drone note, or a slow-moving lower vocal part, used in Byzantine chant and some related musical traditions to accompany the melody, thus enriching the singing, at the same time not transform...
Konstantinos Pringos
Konstantinos Pringos (1892 in Constantinople – 1964 in Athens) was a protopsaltes (leading cantor) in the Great Church of Constantinople from 1939 until 1959. In this position, he succeeded Iakovos Na...
Petasti
Petasti (or Petaste; Greek: πεταστη) is a neume of Byzantine chant notation, which is usually called a flutter in English. In the most general form it means "Go one note up, and stress this note", whe...
Manuel Bryennios
Manuel Bryennios (Greek: Μανουήλ Βρυέννιος; c. 1275 – 1340) was a Byzantine scholar who flourished in Constantinople about 1300 teaching astronomy, mathematics, and musical theory. His only surviv...
Chronis Aidonidis
Chronis Aidonidis (Greek: Χρόνης Αηδονίδης) is a Greek singer born on December 23, 1928 in Karoti, a village now belonging to Didymoteicho, in Greece. His parents were Christos and Chrysanthi Aido...
Diatonic and chromatic
Diatonic (Greek: διατονική) and chromatic (Greek: χρωματική) are terms in music theory that are most often used to characterize scales, and are also applied to musical instruments, intervals, ...
Nana (echos)
Phthora nana (Greek φθορά νανὰ) is one of the ten modes of the Hagiopolitan Octoechos consisting of 8 diatonic echoi and two additional phthorai. It is used in different traditions of Orthodox chant u...
Thrasyvoulos Stanitsas
Thrasyvoulos Stanitsas (Greek: Θρασύβουλος Στανίτσας, 1910–1987) was a protopsaltes (leading cantor) in the Great Church of Constantinople from 1960 until 1964. In this position, he succeeded his ...
Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine and Post-Byzantine Instruments
The Museum of Ancient Greek, Byzantine & Postbyzantine Instruments is a museum in Thessaloniki, Central Macedonia, Greece. The museum opened in 1997 in a restored three-storey building in the Lada...
Byzantine lyra
The Byzantine lyra or lira (Greek: λύρα) was a medieval bowed string musical instrument in the Byzantine Empire. In its popular form the lyra was a pear-shaped instrument with three to five string...
John Kukuzelis
John Koukouzelis (Greek: Ιωάννης Κουκουζέλης, Ioannis Koukouzelis; c. 1280 – c. 1360) was a medieval Byzantine Orthodox Christian composer, singer and reformer of Orthodox Church music.
Koukou...